Israel has closed all its Mediterranean beaches until further notice, after an offshore oil spill deposited tar across more than 100 miles of coastline, in what officials are calling one of the country’s worst ecological disasters.
Police officers have advised motorists to be cautious while on a north-east road due to an oil spill.
Part of a city centre road has been closed after an oil spill in Aberdeen.
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A report into a North Sea oil spill has been sent to prosecutors for consideration.
A Scottish Government minister has said it is “extremely lucky” that an oil spill to the west of Shetland has not caused more environmental damage.