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BBC NEWS   25 July 2021   India   Himachal Pradesh  
<p>Nine tourists have been killed in northern India after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by falling boulders.<br>Three others were reportedly injured in the incident, which happened in the state of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.<br>Dramatic footage ...
BBC NEWS   24 May 2021   World  
<p>The public will need to accept greater mining activity if the world is to meet the challenge of going green.<br />Resource experts say the current supply of various metals and minerals cannot support a global economy producing net zero carbon emissions.<br ...
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BBC NEWS   28 April 2021   Antarctica  
<p>It's an unassuming rock, greenish in colour, and just over 4cm in its longest dimension. And yet this little piece of sandstone holds important clues to all our futures.<br />It was recovered from muds in the deep ocean, far off the coast of modern-day ...
BBC NEWS   09 February 2021   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>Emergency teams are working round the clock to rescue up to 35 people believed to be trapped in a tunnel in northern India.<br />The tunnel was blocked after a huge flood in the state of Uttarakhand on Sunday in which 28 people have been killed, and as ...
BBC NEWS   31 October 2020   Greece, Turkey   Izmir, Samos  
<p>Rescue teams in the Turkish port city of Izmir are hunting through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors of Friday's powerful earthquake.<br>The death toll from the quake, which also struck the Greek island of Samos, has risen to 27, with over ...
BBC NEWS   07 August 2020   Italy  
<p>Italian authorities have evacuated about 75 people, mostly tourists, from an Alpine valley as huge blocks of ice threaten to crash down from a glacier.<br />Planpincieux glacier, in the Mont Blanc massif, has weakened because of intense summer heat alternating ...
BBC NEWS   13 February 2020   Colombia, Venezuela  
<p>Fossils of a turtle the size of a car have been unearthed in what is now northern South America.<br />The turtle - Stupendemys geographicus - is believed to have roamed the region between 13 and 7 million years ago.<br />The fossils were found in Colombia's ...
BBC NEWS   25 January 2020   Turkey   Elazig province  
<p>At least 21 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey.<br />The 6.8 magnitude quake, centred on the town of Sivrice in Elazig province, caused buildings to collapse and sent residents rushing into the ...
BBC NEWS   27 November 2019   Albania   Tirana  
<p>Rescuers are scrambling to find survivors under the rubble of buildings in Albania, where a strong earthquake has killed 26 people and injured 650.<br />The magnitude-6.4 tremor struck 34km (21 miles) north-west of the capital, Tirana, as people slept in ...
BBC NEWS   28 June 2019   Italy   Genoa  
<p>Demolition experts have blown up the remains of the giant Morandi bridge in the Italian city of Genoa, nearly a year after the structure collapsed.</p><p>Thousands of people were evacuated ahead of explosions which brought down two large towers consisting ...
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