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13 January 2019 09:29 Three German skiers killed in Austrian avalanche

Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps – and a fourth is missing, police have said. The bodies of the men – aged 57, 36 and 32 – were recovered on Saturday evening near Lech, a few hours after the wife of one of the skiers reported them missing. Police in Vorarlberg, Austria’s western-most province, said on Sunday they had to call off the search 103

07 January 2019 16:44 Alps avalanche warning after spate of weather-related deaths

Authorities in Austria and southern Germany have warned that the risk for avalanches in the northern Alps remains high after several people died in weather-related incidents. A 28-year-old man and 23-year-old woman who went missing while snowshoeing were found dead near Salzburg in central Austria, the Austrian news agency APA reported. About 40 rescuers 119

03 January 2019 18:01 Satellite images reveal dramatic impact of volcano’s collapse on island

New satellite images have revealed how volcano Anak Krakatau has transformed the shape of Indonesia’s Sunda Strait island after an eruption triggered a deadly tsunami. The shots, taken by Planet Labs’s Dove and SkySat satellites, provide the clearest glimpse yet of how the volcano’s collapse has impacted the island. They show a large empty dip where 71

29 December 2018 08:29 Bitterly cold January ahead, Met Éireann say

Ireland could be in for another bitterly cold and wintry January with the possible return of the same weather system that caused the Beast from the East this year. The British Met Office says the UK is currently in the middle of what's called a "sudden stratospheric warning". "Around the atmosphere, you can get deep differences in temperature between 90

24 December 2018 13:17 Documentary that looks at Ireland's 'Climate Chaos' airs tonight

"With the world's climate taking a turn for the worse in 2018; this one hour Virgin Media News special takes a look back at the major Irish and international weather events that made national and global headlines throughout the year," states a press release ahead of the documentary which airs tonight at 10pm. Minister for Climate Action and Environment 57

18 December 2018 10:45 Ireland West Airport expecting busiest period in its history this month

Ireland West Airport is expecting more than 50,000 passengers this month. They predict that 30,000 passengers will walk through the airport over the Christmas period, making it the busiest in the airport's history. They said that passenger numbers estimated to arrive and depart at the airport over the Christmas period are expected to be up 6% compared 80

18 December 2018 09:50 Massive cargo ship runs aground off British beach

A 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship has run aground off a beach in Cornwall, England. The massive vessel, believed to be the Kuzma Minin, grounded off Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth at about 5.40am. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said the 590ft (180m) ship had dragged its anchor and has a list of about five degrees. There is no cargo on the vessel 79

07 December 2018 07:16 Strong winds and rain batter coasts as weather warnings remain in place

Strong winds and heavy rain have battered parts of the country overnight with Met Éireann warning of the potential for coastal flooding. A Status Orange Wind warning remains in effect this morning for counties Donegal and Mayo until 8am. While there is a status yellow alert for the rest of Connacht as well as Limerick, Clare, Cavan and Kerry until midday 48

05 December 2018 14:58 Key questions around flights compensation

Passengers booked on flights which are delayed or cancelled may be entitled to compensation. EU law protects passengers whose flights are delayed or cancelled under Regulation 261. This applies to flights either departing from an EU airport or those that are both arriving at an EU airport and operated by an EU airline, such as Ryanair. Compensation is payable 84

29 November 2018 11:49 If you are consistently late for work, you may not be very popular with half of your workmates

A new survey has found 46% of workers feel resentful of a colleague who is consistently late for work. And 50% of respondents in senior management positions said that colleagues arriving late for work creates workplace animosity. Half of employees said that they would like to see flexible working hours, and a further 27% would opt to work from home. The employee 73