China issues first-ever 'red alert' pollution warning

Madeleine Cuff
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Beijing closes schools and warns citizens to stay inside as city is blanketed once more in heavy smog

Beijing has gone into shutdown mode today after the city's government issued its first 'red alert' pollution notice - the most severe smog warning yet for the capital. The move marks the first time...

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