More than 400,000 spills of sewage leaked into England’s rivers and seas in 2020

There were 403,171 spills of sewage leaked into England’s rivers and seas in 2020 due to ‘storm overflows’, Environment Agency figures have revealed.   During heavy rain, storm overflows prevent sewers becoming overloaded with a combination of sewage and rain – but they to this by releasing the diluted wastewater into rivers, polluting waters.  Use of … Read more

Ashley James proudly shows off her post-partum figure after birth of son Alfie Rivers

‘I’ve never been more in awe of my body’: Ashley James proudly shows off her post-partum figure in lingerie… seven weeks after the birth of her son By Rachel Steinberg For Mailonline Published: 02:13 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 02:14 GMT, 28 February 2021 She gave birth to her first child, Alfie Rivers, just … Read more

Roads turn to rivers in Wales as a month’s worth of rain falls in just over a day

Heavy rainfall has blocked railway lines and triggered a host of flood alerts as some parts of the UK were hit by more than a month’s worth of rain in a 26-hour period. A stretch of seven Met Office weather warnings covering mostly western areas from Scotland south to Plymouth are in place this weekend … Read more

Roads turn to rivers in Wales as a month’s worth of rain falls in just over a day

Heavy rainfall has blocked railway lines and triggered a host of flood alerts as some parts of the UK were hit by more than a month’s worth of rain in a 26-hour period. A stretch of seven Met Office weather warnings covering mostly western areas from Scotland south to Plymouth are in place this weekend … Read more

Peru: ‘Rivers of gold’ rush through the Amazon in stunning photo captured from the ISS 

‘Rivers of gold’ rush through the Peruvian Amazon in stunning photo captured by a NASA astronaut from the International Space Station The photo was taken by an astronaut crewing NASA’s Expedition 64 to the ISS Both the Inambari River and water-filled gold prospective pits can be seen  The latter are usually not visible from the ISS due … Read more

Heartbreak High: Actor Scott Major (Peter Rivers) looks unrecognisable

Heartbreak High’s bully doesn’t look like this anymore! Scott Major is unrecognisable two decades after playing Peter Rivers in the teen drama By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Published: 04:01 GMT, 11 February 2021 | Updated: 04:05 GMT, 11 February 2021 He played school bully Peter Rivers in the ’90s teen drama Heartbreak High. … Read more

Ashley James details her breastfeeding journey with son Alfie Rivers

‘I’d heard it was challenging’: Ashley James details her breastfeeding journey with son Alfie as she talks about the ‘stigma’ of nursing in public By Connie Rusk For Mailonline Published: 12:29 GMT, 3 February 2021 | Updated: 12:29 GMT, 3 February 2021 She welcomed her son, Alfie Rivers, with partner Tommy Andrews to the world … Read more

Ashley James shows off her two-week-old son Alfie Rivers in her first TV appearance since his birth

She welcomed her first child, a baby boy, with boyfriend Tommy Andrews earlier this month. And Ashley James proudly showed off her two-week-old son Alfie Rivers on the Jeremy Vine show on Wednesday as she spoke about her labour and how she was settling into motherhood.  The former Made In Chelsea star, 33, said Alfie … Read more

Scientists find more insects and snails living on RUBBISH than on rocks in three UK rivers

‘Litter can actually benefit rivers’: Scientists find more insects and snails living on RUBBISH than on rocks in three UK waterways – and say garbage can provide stable habitats for animals Researchers collected samples of rocks and litter from three local rivers The litter was inhabited by more diverse invertebrates than those on rocks In … Read more

Storm Christoph sees rivers in Manchester and Wales reach highest levels ever

Emergency services were today try to protect a factory involved in making a Covid-19 vaccine from being deluged as Storm Christoph saw thousands of people including entire villages evacuated amid widespread flooding. Teams were working through the night to protect the site at Wrexham Industrial Estate in North Wales, which is involved in making the … Read more