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Wildfires rage in France
Authorities believe the latest inferno is a result of the previous fires still smouldering in the area's peaty soil
European retailers turn off lights to save energy
SPAR Group says reducing the hours of lighting for over 1,500 stores across Austria will reduce the retailer's energy consumption by one million kilowatt hours annually
Britain plans for organised blackouts
According to a report, the UK may need to trigger emergency measures to conserve gas for four days in January due to below-average temperatures and reduced electricity imports
Shelling kills 13 in Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk
The attack also damaged a power line, leaving several thousand people without electricity, according to Dnipropetrovsk governor Valentyn Reznychenko
Ukraine suggests partisans behind blasts at Russian airbase
Moscow said the explosions, at least 12 according to witnesses, were detonations of stored ammunition, not the result of any attack
UK's political vacuum threatens deeper economic crisis, government warned
The Labour Party criticises Johnson and his new finance minister for going on holiday as the economy deteriorated, dubbing it a 'zombie' government that has 'checked out' of office
Ukraine troops advance towards Izium
Ukraine reported intense Russian shelling across the frontlines as both sides traded blame for the strike on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex
The unwitting winners of France's drought: salt farmers
As temperatures climbed in recent months and almost inexistent rainfall turbo-charged salt water evaporation in the region, salt production has soared
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
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