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Wines for a warming world | Wine

Gallina de Piel Roca del Crit, Empordà, Spain 2018 (£19.99, butlers-winecellar.co.uk) This has been another exceptionally hot summer in southern Europe, one in which news outlets across the region have reported...

‘All that’s left are ashes’: Italian communities count cost of wildfires | Italy

As with most farmers living in the remote towns of the Aspromonte mountain range in Calabria, southern Italy, Nicola Fortugno’s land was his life. The 79-year-old refused to be evacuated when...

Summer of fire: blazes burn across Mediterranean with more extreme weather forecast | Climate change

Hundreds of fires are burning across the Mediterranean, displacing thousands and causing irreparable damage as human-made climate change causes record-breaking summer heatwaves.With very high temperatures expected in parts of Spain and...

Sicily logs apparent highest ever temperature in Europe at 48.8C | Italy

The highest temperature in European history appears to have been recorded in Italy during a heatwave sweeping the country, with early reports suggesting a high of 48.8C (119.85F).If this is accepted...

Drone footage shows devastating aftermath of wildfires – video | World news

Devastating wildfires have ravaged large areas in southern Europe as the region endures its most extreme heatwave in three...

Wildfires rage in Greece and Italy as EU mounts firefighting operation | Wildfires

The devastating scale of destruction from a week of wildfires in Greece and Italy was being assessed as the EU mounted one of its largest firefighting operations ever and smoke from...

Wildfires burn out of control in Greece and Turkey as thousands flee | Wildfires

Thousands of people have fled wildfires that are burning out of control in Greece and Turkey, including a large blaze just north of Athens that left one person dead, as a...

Last month was worst July for wildfires since 2003, say scientists | Wildfires

Last month was the world’s worst July for wildfires since at least 2003, scientists have said, as swaths of North America, Siberia, Africa and southern Europe continue to burn.Driven by extreme...
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