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17 February 2020
A significant landslide occurred at Tylorstown in South Wales yesterday. There are indications that this occurred at the site of a coal waste spoil tip.
7 January 2020
On 6 January 2020 a large coastal landslide occurred at Trimingham in north Norfolk, eastern England. This is an area of complex glaciotectonic deposits that control the style of landsliding.
12 September 2019
During construction of the Broomhead reservoir, near Sheffield, in the 1920s and 1930s, a large, deep-seated landslide caused major problems
2 September 2019
On 22nd January 2018 a train was derailed by a landslide at Loch Eilt in north-west Scotland. The RAIB report explains why the landslide was not retained by a catch fence installed at the location.
13 June 2019
A video has been widely shared showing a very complex, dynamic landslide in glacial materials on coastal cliffs at Sidestrand, eastern England
18 December 2018
Loch Quioch landslide: an interesting and disruptive failure in the Highlands of Scotland in November, including drone footage
21 March 2017
The Longdendale dams in the Pennines of northern England were constructed in Victorian times in an area of large, ancient landslides. Unsurprisingly, considerable problems were encountered during construction.
21 December 2016
The massive toe weight structure protecting the railway line on the Folkestone Warren rotational landslide in Kent in southern England
8 November 2016
A new study published in PNAS has examined the long term retreat rate of chalk coastal cliffs in S. England, finding that the erosion rate has increased by an order of magnitude in modern times