Therein lies the question, is it a grind? We’re forever told that your school days are the best days of your life, but what day’s are best?
Today’s poll, What are the best school days of your life?
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Three drivers in Germany were killed by falling trees.
*well, one rogue wheelie bin anyway.
Florida and Carolina are taking the brunt of the wind and waves.
Hurricane Arthur is disrupting plans for Americans celebrating their independence day holiday.
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as things get back to normal after the bank holiday weekend.
Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012. Last week, the James family finally found their dog Reckless.
The former boxer passed away in Toronto this morning.
The dashing winger known as the “Hurricane” remains the only man to score in every round of the World Cup.
It was loud and impressive but what was it called?
The night of the ‘Big Wind’ took place overnight from 6-7 January 1839 causing damage to a quarter of all Dublin houses.
President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.
Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.
After Bechet’s disease impaired Terry Rosema’s sight, he left his career as graphic designer to take up storm chasing. Here’s his story and his images.
The Government funding is part of a $320,000 totbal to be provided to community projects in the areas most affected by Sandy.
Obama signed a bill approving billions in emergency disaster aid for victims of the superstorm, after a delay sparked outrage among East Coast Republicans against their own party leadership.
Statue Island and Ellis Island were damaged when Superstorm Sandy hit the US east coast.
Connor and Brandon Moore, aged four and two, died after they were washed away in the storm which battered the east coast of the United States last week.
With the costs of Hurricane Sandy expected to be at least €20 billion, insurers will be looking to reinsurance companies to cover most of the bill. But what are they?
When Superstorm Sandy hit the USA, sharing photos online helped people keep up with its progress – but some fakes appeared along the way.
The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is clear to see in these photos of the aftermath.
People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.
Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.
Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”
Catastrophic events like Hurricane Isaac highlight the reality of climate change – those that believe it is fictional are in denial, writes Gavin Harte.
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.
The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.
Warning: explicit language.
The former New Orleans police officers were given prison terms ranging from 6 to 65 years for shooting dead unarmed residents on a bridge after Katrina.
Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.
Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.
In your Sunday Fix: Joan Burton has strong words for the banks; the latest on the storms hitting the US east coast; John Halligan on the presidency; and glory for the Boys in Blue…
Tucker Barnes went to extraordinary and some might say unnecessary lengths to cover Hurricane Irene.
Everything you need to know as you ease yourself into Sunday morning…
A hurricane watch has been issued for the outer banks of North Carolina which means hurricane conditions could hit the US east coast within 36 hours.
A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.
The Mexican government has issued a tropical storm watch for the country’s southwestern coast over the strengthening hurricane – the fourth to be named this season.
Ireland pledges a further €500,000 and much-needed humanitarian supplies to the devastated Caribbean country.
At least seven people have been killed by storm as rain continues to pour.
Tropical storm set on collision course with island dies down before striking land.