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Italy bridge collapse: ‘We just ran for our lives’

Nicola and Lisa Henton-Mitchell survived the bridge collapse with their two children in Genoa. The family, from Bicester, Oxfordshire, were four days into a three-week holiday when they were forced to abandon their hire car…

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London bridge over puddled water: Flooded road crossed with chairs

Commuters were forced to get creative when flash floods outside Hammersmith Tube blocked the walkway. Footage shared online showed passengers building the bridge, using chairs from a sandwich shop to avoid a huge puddle. Transport…


‘Unprecedented’ level of staff sickness shuts M48 bridge

Image copyright Getty Images An “unprecedented” level of staff sickness has led to the closure of the M48 Severn Bridge westbound. The Highways Agency said it opted to close the tollbooths on the bridge to…


M6 closed in Lancashire as lorry crashes into bridge

Image copyright North West Motorway Police Image caption North West Motorway Police say the lorry driver does not have life-threatening injuries The M6 has been closed in both directions in Lancashire after a lorry crashed…


Teenager’s bridge notes ‘help save six lives’ in Sunderland

Image copyright Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Image caption Wearmouth Bridge crosses the River Wear near Sunderland city centre A teenager who attached uplifting messages to a bridge to help people facing a mental health crisis has…


How long is it taking to paint the Forth Road Bridge?

Image copyright Getty Images The painting of the new Queensferry Crossing will not be completed until the end of 2019, more than two years after its official opening. Transport officials confirmed that work on the…


London Bridge survivors’ bravery recognised

Heroes of the London Bridge terror attack, including two who died, have been recognised for their bravery. Three police officers and five members of the public who confronted the attackers or aided others are included…


London Bridge terror attack heroes on Civilian Gallantry List

Image caption Eight people were killed in the London Bridge terror attack Heroes of the London Bridge terror attack, including two who died, have been recognised for their bravery. Three police officers and five members…


Huge Jeff Goldblum statue erected next to Tower Bridge

Image copyright PA Image caption The statue mimics a pose Goldblum made in Jurassic Park, which was released 25 years ago. A 25ft (7.6m) statue of Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum has been put up in…


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