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Hungary chemical spill: 15 executives go on trial

The head of an alumina plant in western Hungary has gone on trial charged with negligence following the country’s worst chemical disaster. Ten

The head of an alumina plant in western Hungary has gone on trial charged with negligence following the country’s worst chemical disaster. Ten

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Hungary's worst disaster - warnings it could happen again

The one year anniversary of Hungary’s worst disaster approaches and the bulldozers are still at work as remnants of a thick red sludge remain

The one year anniversary of Hungary’s worst disaster approaches and the bulldozers are still at work as remnants of a thick red sludge remain

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Red mud, blue Danube

A red desert landscape has enveloped entire villages in Hungary, in the wake of the toxic sludge disaster. The people living along the Danube River

A red desert landscape has enveloped entire villages in Hungary, in the wake of the toxic sludge disaster. The people living along the Danube River

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Hungary spill plant reopens despite warnings

It is business as usual at the aluminium plant behind the toxic sludge spill in Hungary. Despite warnings from environmentalists that the affected

It is business as usual at the aluminium plant behind the toxic sludge spill in Hungary. Despite warnings from environmentalists that the affected

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Hungarian toxic plant to reopen

The alumina plant at the heart of Hungary’s worst ecological disaster is to restart production tomorrow, but it will remain under state control for

The alumina plant at the heart of Hungary’s worst ecological disaster is to restart production tomorrow, but it will remain under state control for

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Emergency dam almost complete in sludge hit Hungary

Authorities in Hungary say the emergency dam being built to prevent a second toxic sludge spill is close to completion.   Engineers began the

Authorities in Hungary say the emergency dam being built to prevent a second toxic sludge spill is close to completion.   Engineers began the

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Hungary takes control of spill factory as wildlife suffers

As authorities in Hungary race to construct an emergency dam to thwart a second toxic sludge spill, volunteers are sifting through the red poison

As authorities in Hungary race to construct an emergency dam to thwart a second toxic sludge spill, volunteers are sifting through the red poison

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Hungarian PM blames "human negligence" for spill

“Human negligence” was to blame for last week’s spill of toxic sludge in Hungary, according to the country’s prime minister. The boss of the

“Human negligence” was to blame for last week’s spill of toxic sludge in Hungary, according to the country’s prime minister. The boss of the

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EU response to Hungarian sludge danger

Five EU environmental experts are in Hungary to help cope with the sludge from the Ajka alumina factory spill. The national authorities want to know

Five EU environmental experts are in Hungary to help cope with the sludge from the Ajka alumina factory spill. The national authorities want to know

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Head of Hungarian toxic sludge firm arrested

The boss of the Hungarian aluminium firm linked to last week’s massive spill of toxic sludge has been arrested.    Zoltan Bakonyi, head of

The boss of the Hungarian aluminium firm linked to last week’s massive spill of toxic sludge has been arrested.    Zoltan Bakonyi, head of