HS2 protesters reveal heartbreak after project given go-ahead | ITV News

Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind controversial HS2 plans that could shuttle passengers from London to Birmingham in 45 minutes on 225mph trains. Mr Johnson said in the House of Commons on Tuesday “this country is being held back by its infrastructure” as he approved Phase 1 between London and Birmingham. The next phase … Read more HS2 protesters reveal heartbreak after project given go-ahead | ITV News

Boris Johnson gives HS2 the green light | ITV News

Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind controversial HS2 plans that could shuttle passengers from London to Birmingham in 45 minutes on 225mph trains. Mr Johnson said in the House of Commons on Tuesday “this country is being held back by its infrastructure” as he approved Phase 1 between London and Birmingham. Read more here: … Read more Boris Johnson gives HS2 the green light | ITV News

Storm Ciara illustrated

Hundreds of flights and trains have been delayed or cancelled amid the onslaught from Storm Ciara as it howled its way inland across Europe, but that hasn’t stopped some adventurous (or foolhardy) souls from braving the elements. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/aar0 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews … Read more Storm Ciara illustrated

Storm Ciara: Dramatic moment British Airways plane struggles to land at Heathrow Airport

In a video posted on social media by Big Jet TV, a British Airways plane was seen struggling to land at Heathrow Airport during Storm Ciara on Sunday. Just seconds after touching down on the runway, the plane aborted the landing and and took off again. Read more about the thousands were left without power … Read more Storm Ciara: Dramatic moment British Airways plane struggles to land at Heathrow Airport

Storm Ciara: Shocking moment building collapses in Hawick, Scotland

Storm Ciara caused devastation to this building in Hawick, Scotland. Onlookers took this video just before part of the exterior of the Bridge House guest house collapsed into the river. Hawick is currently undergoing a flood protection scheme to tackle the food risk to the town. Elsewhere in the country, Hampshire police confirmed the first … Read more Storm Ciara: Shocking moment building collapses in Hawick, Scotland

Storm Ciara continues to cause havoc across UK

Thousands were left without power overnight as Storm Ciara caused disruption across the UK. Trains and flights were cancelled as the country battled 80mph winds and severe rainfall. Delays continued into Monday as train companies tried to resume normal service. Over 200 flood warnings were issued, with the MET Office labelling the storm ‘the worst … Read more Storm Ciara continues to cause havoc across UK

Storm Ciara brings flooding and severe disruption to UK | ITV News

Storm Ciara continues to batter the UK with widespread flooding, severe gales and winds of more than 90 miles per hour, as flights, trains, ferries and sporting fixtures have been cancelled. Thousands of people were left without power, some homes were evacuated and buildings were damaged as heavy rain and strong gusts swept across the … Read more Storm Ciara brings flooding and severe disruption to UK | ITV News

Storm Ciara batters UK: Major incident declared and warning of ‘danger to life’ | ITV News

Storm Ciara continues to batter the UK with heavy rain and severe gales, cancelling flights, trains, ferries and sporting fixtures. A severe flood warning is in place in North Yorkshire – meaning there is a danger to life – for the River Nidd at Pateley Bridge and Bewerley. Appleby in Cumbria is flooded after the … Read more Storm Ciara batters UK: Major incident declared and warning of ‘danger to life’ | ITV News

Deserted Wuhan streets amid coronavirus outbreak

The Chinese city of #Wuhan, a city of 11 million and the epicenter of the #coronavirus outbreak, appeared deserted on Wednesday, with cafes, restaurants and shops closed and streets empty. Police checkpoints were set up on the main avenues and at the entrances of tunnels and on bridges, while a small number of cars could … Read more Deserted Wuhan streets amid coronavirus outbreak

How Olivia Towers trains horses for her Grand Prix dream | Guest Vlog

If you ever dreamed about competing at a Grand Prix you might have asked yourself how to train a horse for such a high level. Olivia Towers gives you some insights about this very long way which will probably take several years. Learn more about the differences between teaching a young horse and training with … Read more How Olivia Towers trains horses for her Grand Prix dream | Guest Vlog

Coronavirus: Death toll from China virus outbreak passes 100 – BBC News

The death toll from the new coronavirus now stands at 106, with the number of infections almost doubling in a day to more than 4,500. The rise comes as governments scramble to control the spread of the virus. Hong Kong is going to slash cross-border travel with mainland China. Meanwhile, Japan is sending a plane … Read more Coronavirus: Death toll from China virus outbreak passes 100 – BBC News

China coronavirus: Beijing cancelled Chinese New Year celebrations – BBC News

Lockdown measures are increasing across China’s Hubei province to try to control the spread of a new virus that has left 17 people dead. Wuhan, Hubei’s capital of 11 million people where the virus first emerged, has no trains or planes in or out. At least four other provincial cities are seeing clampdowns on transport. … Read more China coronavirus: Beijing cancelled Chinese New Year celebrations – BBC News

Scramble to stop the spread of deadly coronavirus | ABC News

The Australian Government is advising anyone travelling to China to reconsider any need to travel to Wuhan city. Authorities there are scrambling to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Over the past 24 hours, the death toll has nearly doubled to 17. More than 500 cases have been confirmed. Meanwhile, the New South Wales … Read more Scramble to stop the spread of deadly coronavirus | ABC News

China shuts down public transport in city at centre of virus outbreak

China placed Wuhan, the city at the centre of a virus outbreak, under effective quarantine on Thursday, suspending outbound flights and trains in a drastic step to contain a contagious disease that has killed 17, stricken hundreds and reached other countries. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more China shuts down public transport in city at centre of virus outbreak

Gingerbread village lights up for Christmas – BBC News

A team of more than 30 artists and bakers in Poland have created a model village from gingerbread. It consists of hundreds of houses and people, two chocolate trains and even castles and windmills. The exhibit, on show at a shopping centre in the southern city of Gliwice, runs until 6 January. Please subscribe HERE … Read more Gingerbread village lights up for Christmas – BBC News