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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

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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

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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

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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