Tainted eggs scandal spreads to France, UK

7 Aug

Britain and France said Monday that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered the country, as millions of chickens faced being culled in the Netherlands in a growing European contamination scandal.

Europe hit by sweltering heat wave dubbed ‘Lucifer’

5 Aug

No wonder it’s been dubbed “Lucifer.” A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days, causing at least two deaths and prompting authorities to issue weather alerts.