Common Dreams - Oil company Plains Midstream Canada has announced that a large oil spill has erupted from its Plains' Rangeland Pipeline operations in West-Central Alberta. The company estimates up to 3,000 barrels of 'sour crude' oil has leaked into a large river system surrounded by 'pristine wilderness'. The spill is the second in 13 months from Plains Midstream, who has now halted operations as emergency crews attempt to clean up the spill. Read more.
French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, who dressed Beyonce and Lady Gaga, has died aged 73, according to a statement on Mugler's official Facebook page confirming earlier... read more.