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VIDEO: Massive flooding in Ireland

Screen grab. Flood. Village homes

PortandTerminal.com, September 2, 2020 DUBLIN – Footage shows severe flooding in the town of Clifden in County Galway, Ireland, today (September 2). Heavy rain overnight caused the water levels on the Owenglin River to surge, bursting its banks and overflowing onto nearby roads and homes. Terrified residents watched the raging torrents and said it was the ”worst flooding the town …

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France says it will block EU trade deal with Brazil over Amazon forest fires

PortandTerminal.com, August 25, 2019 France will block an EU trade deal with Brazil and its neighbours over the country’s handling of fires in the Amazon rainforest, a spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron said this week. PARIS, FRANCE – Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is in flames, burning at the highest rate since 2013 when that nation’s space research center first began tracking fires there. The Amazon …

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The shipyard that built the Titanic just went bust

Reuters, August 5, 2019 By Ian Graham BELFAST, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Harland and Wolff, the Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic, was put into administration on Monday after its bankrupt Norwegian owner failed to find a buyer and calls for its nationalization were rebuffed. The shipyard, whose towering yellow cranes dominate the Northern Irish city’s skyline, has been occupied by …

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