People living in de-facto European capital take to streets with air quality detectors to measure air quality
Air pollution is responsible for over 500,000 premature deaths in a single year in Europe. This may be surprising – it’s usually China and India that make the headlines on the subject of air pollution.
Experts say a move to allow German cities to ban diesel cars could be a key turning point in the fight against pollution across Europe.
Germany's ban could prompt its most-polluting diesel cars to be sold to buyers in eastern Europe, experts say. This could export the country's deadly air to Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic.
Local authorities can now ban diesel vehicles from their roads, but how will it work in practice?
The decision is likely to affect millions of drivers and vehicles.
The European Court of Justice has formally ruled Poland is breaching air pollution limits, opening the door to a possible fine if it doesn’t tackle the deadly problem.
400,000 Europeans die prematurely every year from air pollution.
A court in Prague ruled the Czech government’s air quality plan for the city fails to bring air pollution within European limits.
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Volkswagen's CEO has described one of the company's pollution tests which involved monkeys and humans inhaling diesel fumes unethical and repulsive.
Chinese authorities have called for prudence when travelling as visibility plunges.
Diesel has begun its decline in France, but it's not yet said its last word in Europe.
China is getting serious about fighting environmental pollution.
As of January first, the Asian superpower has introduced a new tax aimed at reducing emissions.
It was only launched last month, but a new European satellite is already sending back spectacular images of the Earth’s atmosphere.
Poland's cities make up 33 of the 50 most polluted cities in Europe, prompting some officials to hurry along anti-smog laws to help reduce pollution in the country.
Activists in Germany, Italy and other EU countries are taking a DIY approach to keeping track of how dirty their air is.
A new interactive map shows air quality in real-time across Europe
It's primarily the responsibility of individual countries, but critics say the European Commission could do more to make sure they keep to agreed targets on dirty air.
A thick cloud of smog has been hanging over India's capital for two weeks
India's capital now suffering annual "smog-outs" as construction and car boom adds dust to fumes and smoke.
France's nuclear security institute confirmed the detection of ruthenium-106 in Europe but said it had no impact on human health
Scientists say man's efforts and favourable conditions have helped restore ozone levels.
Greenpeace target diesel users in the Italian capital after finding Nitrogen Dioxide levels above WHO safety guidelines
London's new emissions fee, the toxicity charge, or T-charge, has come into force in a bid to improve the city's air quality
EU countries paid out €21 billion in subsidies for diesel - despite exhaust fumes from the fuel being considered a major cancer risk.