Melbourne Victory fined for homophobic fan abuse of Adelaide player Josh Cavallo

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A-League club Melbourne Victory have been fined $5,000 for homophobic fan abuse directed at Adelaide United defender Josh Cavallo. Key points: Josh Cavallo spoke out about the abuse after the game The FA said the Victory were quick to speak out against their fans’ behavior The $5,000 fine will go towards LGBTQ+ awareness and education … Read more

That’s what ‘red tape reduction’ gets you: polluted rivers without consequence | John Vidal

LLast year the Environment Agency received more than 100,000 reports of water, air and soil pollution in England. Audiences spoke of rivers laden with human excrement, chemicals spilled, fish killed, factories emitting dangerous fumes, nature reserves and ransacked countryside, and unbearable noise and polluted air . Almost all of these reports were ignored and we … Read more

Air pollution alert raised to red for Var and Bouches-du-Rhône

Air pollution alert raised to red for Var and Bouches-du-Rhône

The departments and Var and Bouches-du-Rhône in southern France both raised their air pollution alert levels to red today (January 14). Current weather conditions mean that polluting particles are accumulating close to the ground and thus reaching worrying concentrations. In France there are four pollution alert levels: ‘no procedure‘ (normal conditions), information-recommendation procedure, alert level … Read more