Bodies of U.S. firefighters retrieved from Australian air crash site
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The bodies of three U.S. firefighters who died in a plane crash earlier this week in Australia's remote bushland while battling a fierce wildfire have been recovered, the police said on Saturday as investigators started probe into the accident.
CO2 concentration set for biggest annual rise, fueled by Australian bushfires
LONDON (Reuters) - The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere this year is likely to show one of the largest annual rises since measurements began in 1958, partly fueled by Australian bushfires, according to research by Britain's Met Office.
EU assumes post-Brexit transition finishes at end-2020: senior official
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is working on the assumption that the status quo transition period after Brexit will terminate at the end of the year and not be extended, a senior official with the bloc said on Friday.
Europe forecast to be milder than normal this spring: Weather Company
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's weather is expected be milder than normal from February to April, especially in eastern Europe and in western Russia, The Weather Company said on Friday.
French electricity generation curbed by pensions strike
PARIS (Reuters) - Strikes over planned pensions reform had reduced French electricity generation by 5.1 gigawatts (GW) or around 6.4% of available generation capacity by 0850 GMT on Friday, data from grid operator RTE and utility EDF
Sizing up Australia's bushfires
(This January 9 story corrects to remove paragraphs 2 and 3, which were incorrect)
Probe into fatal Australia bushfire plane crash complicated by dangers
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian officials were working on Friday to extricate the bodies of three U.S. firefighters from a plane that crashed in remote bushland, as the area's "active" bushfire status complicated an investigation into the accident.
UPDATE 6-Probe into fatal Australia bushfire plane crash complicated by dangers
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Australian officials were working on Friday to extricate the bodies of three U.S. firefighters from a plane that crashed in remote bushland, as the area's "active" bushfire status complicated an investigation into the accident.
UPDATE 4-Australia mourns U.S. firefighters as probe into plane crash begins
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Firefighters in Australia held a minute's silence on Friday for three U.S. colleagues killed in a plane crash as investigators scoured the accident site in remote bushland.
Australia bushfires contribute to big rise in global CO2 levels: UK's Met Office
LONDON (Reuters) - Australia's bushfires are contributing to one of the biggest annual increases in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere since record-keeping began more than 60 years ago, according to a forecast published by Britain's Met Office on Friday.
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