Category: Europe

Chernobyl Wildfires Increase Radiation Levels

Emre S., journalist

Ukrainian firefighters have reported a wild forest fire near the abandoned nuclear plant of Chernobyl. Radiation levels are considerably lower than they were after the 1986 accident but the radiation still poses risks. Now that the smoke is going up the levels of radiation are getting higher.

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The UK has finally left the EU

Nyma E., journalist

On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union after being part of the bloc for 47 years. Brexit is a word that has been in many people’s vocabulary for the past three-and-a-half years; it is a portmanteau to the words British and exit, referring to the UK’s split from the EU. For some, Brexit is very favorable, but for others, Brexit is horrendous. 

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