Storm Ciara claims second victim as man, 77, dies after slipping in icy weather

An OAP has died during Storm Ciara and is believed to be the second fatality during the severe weather conditions. The tragedy happened just before 11am today in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire. The man, believed to be 77 years old, fell and banged his head during icy weather, it was reported. Emergency services rushed to his […]

‘Not looking for a Trudeau handout’: Alberta spurns notion of bailout in lieu of Frontier mine approval

OTTAWA — Alberta Environment Minister Jason Nixon flatly rejected any suggestion that Ottawa could placate the province with an aid package if it turns down the $20-billion Frontier oilsands mine. “Albertans are not looking for a Justin Trudeau handout,” Nixon said in a press conference Friday. “We’re not interested in that. We want Justin Trudeau […]

Storm Ciara latest: Travel mayhem set to continue as gales and blizzards batter UK with three more days of extreme weather

The latest headlines in your inbox The UK is set for further gales and travel chaos as Storm Ciara continues its brutal onslaught. Blizzards, gales and up to 20cm of snow are set to fall in parts of the country, after the devastating storm lashed Britain with heavy rain and winds of up to 100mph. […]