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Philippines: Disaster Capitalism

Philippines: Disaster Capitalism

Philippines: Disaster Capitalism: Every year, millions of Filipinos face the devastation of superstorms, earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions. When Typhoon Haiyan destroyed islands across the central Philippines in 2013, the government found a new way to rebuild...
Italy bridge: 38 dead as rescuers search for survivors

Italy bridge: 38 dead as rescuers search for survivors

Italy bridge: 38 dead as rescuers search for survivors: The death toll in a major bridge collapse reached 38 in Italy and could rise further on Wednesday as rescue teams searched the vast concrete debris for any survivors. A 50-metre section of the Morandi bridge...
Romania’s swelling anti-government protests

Romania’s swelling anti-government protests

Romania’s swelling anti-government protests: Bucharest, Romania – Thousands of Romanians protested for the third day in a row on Sunday demanding the resignation of the government and Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.   Violent clashes occurred on Friday...
Europe’s relentless heatwave

Europe’s relentless heatwave

Europe’s relentless heatwave: For many people a summer heatwave means a chance to enjoy sunny weather at the beach or in the park. A lot of people suffer from low levels of Vitamin D, the “sunshine” vitamin. So the fine weather tends to result in an...
Extreme heat moves into Central Europe

Extreme heat moves into Central Europe

Extreme heat moves into Central Europe: The summer of 2018 has been a remarkable one across Europe with “highest temperature” and “lowest rainfall” records being broken in many areas. Exceptional heat has stretched across every corner of the...