from: BBC News Friends Anne Aitken and Pia Ashton raise more than £13,000 by dipping in cold water in November.
Belgium is the latest country to face unrest over new Covid-19 measures, with anger spreading across Europe. from: BBC News
Western leaders have accused President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus of using migrants as weapons in an effort to pressure the European Union. From: New York Times
from: BBC News As the world slowly moves away from using fossil fuels for electricity, a tiny Scottish island has shown it’s possible to rely almost entirely on renewables.
Frustration is growing in the Canadian city of Iqaluit after fuel contaminated the water supply. from: BBC News
Twelve people died and many children in a Michigan city were exposed to lead poisoning in 2014-15. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about COP26 – the United Nations climate change conference – on Wednesday.
Cape Town, on South Africa’s coast, was the first global city to come close to running out of water. from: BBC News
Dysfunctional and collapsing rural towns may test voters’ loyalty to the ruling African National Congress party in nationwide municipal elections on Monday. From: New York Times
England players are considering practising with wet balls to replicate the dew they will face at the T20 World Cup, says seamer David Willey. from: BBC News
The man and teenage boy endured up to four days without water in “harsh” conditions, police say. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Climate change is causing once-mighty rivers to dry up and temperatures to rise to deadly levels in Mexico.
Eliyantha Lindsay White, who was not vaccinated, claimed to be able to cure coronavirus patients using a holy water. From: New York Times
Aberdeen scientists are developing ice stupa technology, invented by Indian engineer Sonam Wangchuk.
Heavy rains have caused water levels to rise, forcing about 100,000 people to flee, a charity says. from: BBC News
Unsafe water entered the public drinking water supply in Ireland at two water treatment plants. from: BBC News
from: BBC News An Afghan man who worked for the British army tells the BBC he and his family cannot get through the crowds.
from: BBC News The stunning Italian city of Venice is not normally associated with its football club, but that could be set to change as a 19-year wait for a return to Serie A comes to an end.
A student nurse says her treatment at a Covid quarantine hotel in Majorca has been “like prison”.
Scientists are racing to come up with technologies that can solve the world’s clean water shortage. from: BBC News