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{{newsitem|Edinburgh and Gatwick airport closed due to freezing conditions|2 December 2010|The Edinburg and London's Gatwick airport closed the 1st December due to snow falls and freezing conditions. They will stay closed at least until the 3rd of December. A lot of delays are observed in train and bus traffic. [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/8175624/UK-Snow-Travel-networks-paralysed-as-deep-freeze-persists.html].}}
  
 
{{newsitem|Toxic spill in Hungary threatens Danube and Black Sea|4 October 2010|After an aluminum processing factory's sludge reservoir accidentally bursts in [[Veszprém]] county in [[Transdanubia|Western Hungary]], highly toxic 'red sludge' containing heavy metals, and which leads to chemical burns on skin, flooded two nearby villages. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/04/hungary-sludge-flooding-accident] Spill immediately ended all aquatic life in Marcal river, and efforts are now concentrated on keeping the sludge from entering [[Danube]], one of the key rives in [[Europe]], which originates in [[Germany]] and flows through several [[Central Europe]]an and [[Balkans|Balkan]] countries into Black Sea. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/07/hungary-sludge-spill-reaches-danube] As of October 8, Hungarian officials say alkaline levels in Danube remains normal so far, although spill claimed its seventh victim. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/08/toxic-sludge-fails-damage-danube]}}
 
{{newsitem|Toxic spill in Hungary threatens Danube and Black Sea|4 October 2010|After an aluminum processing factory's sludge reservoir accidentally bursts in [[Veszprém]] county in [[Transdanubia|Western Hungary]], highly toxic 'red sludge' containing heavy metals, and which leads to chemical burns on skin, flooded two nearby villages. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/04/hungary-sludge-flooding-accident] Spill immediately ended all aquatic life in Marcal river, and efforts are now concentrated on keeping the sludge from entering [[Danube]], one of the key rives in [[Europe]], which originates in [[Germany]] and flows through several [[Central Europe]]an and [[Balkans|Balkan]] countries into Black Sea. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/07/hungary-sludge-spill-reaches-danube] As of October 8, Hungarian officials say alkaline levels in Danube remains normal so far, although spill claimed its seventh victim. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/08/toxic-sludge-fails-damage-danube]}}
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{{newsitem|Mount Sinabung Erupts After 400 Years of Dormancy|30 August 2010|Dormant since 1600, Mount Sinabung erupted in [[North Sumatra]], forcing nearly 20,000 people to evacuate the area and flee to [[Medan]]. [http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/41713]}}  
 
{{newsitem|Mount Sinabung Erupts After 400 Years of Dormancy|30 August 2010|Dormant since 1600, Mount Sinabung erupted in [[North Sumatra]], forcing nearly 20,000 people to evacuate the area and flee to [[Medan]]. [http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/41713]}}  
 
{{newsitem|WHO Declares Swine Flu Alert Over|10 August 2010|While most people stopped worrying about H1N1 months ago (if they even worried at all), the World Health Organization has officially declared an end to the alert, believing that the virus is now in its post-pandemic state. There are still new cases in [[New Zealand]] and [[India]] however, it is said to be just like any other flu. [http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/who-n1h1-pandemic-is-over/]}}
 
 
  
  

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