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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


Hungary pleas for EU aid

Hungary has officially asked the European Union for help as it takles what its president has described as an “ecological tragedy”. All life in the


Toxic Spills in Europe

On Monday a river of toxic sludge burst out of the reservoir of an aluminia factory in Hungary. The deadly mud is estimated to have covered an area


Q&A Hungary toxic spill

Rain in Hungary is accelerating the spread of toxic sludge, from an aluminium plant, into rivers which flow into the Danube. To find out more about