Helicopter crash kills three during emergency rescue mission in France

Three rescue workers have been killed in a helicopter crash while on a mission to help flood victims...

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Review | This 16-century Spanish sculptor changed how his country looked at religious art

Berruguete isn’t well known in this country. The National Gallery of Art exhibition devoted to the...

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Venetians Shun Referendum on Split From Mainland Sister City

Venetians gave the cold shoulder to the fifth vote in 40 years to break away from sister city Mestre...

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The Holiday Guru answers traveller queries

Q. We are due to travel to Venice in December on a holiday bought from a tour operator. Is it safe after the flooding? Could we cancel and get our money...

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Venetians shun poll on whether to break away from mainland

Venice and Mestre became a single administration in 1926, when the population of Venice and its 11...

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Venetians shun referendum on split from mainland sister city - Reuters

Venetians gave the cold shoulder to the fifth vote in 40 years to break away from sister city Mestre...

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Venice goes to the polls in referendum on autonomy

Giorgio Suppiej was badly beaten up when he campaigned for Venice to break away from its mainland borough, Mestre, in 1979. “They were people sent by the...

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With Waters Rising And Its Population Falling, What Is Venice's Future?

But rising sea levels are not the only threat. As Venetians continue to leave their city, Venice...

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Tourists Ruined Venice. Now Floods Are Making It Uninhabitable

Buffeted by climate change and thrifty day trippers, the mood in the lagoon city is bleak.

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Venetians shun referendum on split from mainland sister city

Venetians gave the cold shoulder to the fifth vote in 40 years to break away from sister city Mestre...

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Venice’s Fraught Future Caught Between Tourist Crowds and Rising Tides

Two weeks after high tides and fierce winds produced the worst flooding in Venice in more than half...

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Rising Sea Levels And Mass Tourism Are Sinking Venice, Threatening City's Future

As more Venetians leave, Venice risks becoming an empty shell, sinking under mass tourism. (SOUNDBITE OF BELL) UNIDENTIFIED ... 12, a near-record-high tide of more than 6 ...

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Travel Insurance for When the Unthinkable Happens

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past two weeks, over 80% of Venice has seen record-breaking floods, and 2.5 million acres in...

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The Venice floods through the eyes of Venezia FC owner Joe Tacopina

Unfortunately, and here comes the inconvenient truth, whatever pact Venice made to retain its beauty...

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Venice tourist taking selfie falls in water

A video of a tourist in Venice falling underwater while trying to take a selfie during the city’s recent major flooding has garnered hilarious reactions...

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Venice tourist taking selfie hilariously falls in water

A video of a tourist in Venice falling underwater while trying to take a selfie during the city’s recent major flooding has garnered hilarious reactions ...

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Visiting Venice after the floods: Tourist shares her first-hand account

Just a few days after the popular city of canals endured history-making flood, the sometimes...

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Byzantine basilica among the 60 churches damaged in Venice floods

One of the mosaics on the floor in the Basilica of San Marco, damaged by last week's flooding in ...

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Saving Venice means restoring the citizenry as well as the art and buildings

Some of the worst flooding in Venice’s history has submerged some of the historic city’s renowned...

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Flooded Venice urgently needs tourists

"No..." shouted Alberto Simonetto, owner of Venice's Trattoria La Rosa dei Venti, sticking his head out the door to listen as the siren repeated itself....

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Venice Is The Latest Victim Of Historic Flooding From Climate Change

Bergamo Rossi, director of Venetian Heritage, which works to restore buildings and artwork in Venice...

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Over 2,000 Venetians protest cruise ships, corruption after flooding

Over 2,000 Venetians participated in a major protest on Sunday, alleging that cruise ships and government corruption contributed to the recent, historic flooding that wreaked ...

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Venice hit by a new round of flooding

A new round of flooding hit Venice Sunday, less than two weeks after it was swamped by the highest water levels in 50 years. Tourists waded through ankle-deep floodwaters, and many shops were closed.

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Thousands of Venetians Gather to Protest Cruise Ships After Historic Flooding

On Sunday, two to three thousand Venetians protested cruise ships and corruption in the beloved city...

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'Venice doesn't have a chance at the moment': Locals struggle to save tourist-heavy city after...

The historic flooding this week — marked by three floods over 1.5 meters (nearly 5 feet) and the...

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Venice residents protest against cruise ships after severe floods

Following some of the worst flooding on record, thousands of Venetians were out in force to protest...

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5 dead in France, Italy after heavy rain, flooding traps travelers in their cars along Riviera...

Some roads remained closed Monday on the French Riviera, and rivers are still rising in Italy after...

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High tides, heavy rain cause more flooding across northern Italy

Venice has been hit by further high water levels after weeks of flooding brought the lagoon city...

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Venice floods threaten priceless artwork and history — and a unique way of life

As historic floods inundated Venice more than a half-century ago, one reader in Scotland wrote to...

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The Flooding of Venice: What Tourists Need to Know

The high water that devastated Venice this month — flooding its streets, its squares, its landmark churches — has prompted a political storm in Italy,...

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Missguided slammed for 'tone deaf' social media post about Venice

People walk through Venice, as residents brace for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a...

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Record flooding in Venice threatens historical treasures - CNN Video

Parts of Venice were damaged by the most severe high waters the city has seen in over half a...

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Venetians Protest Over Flooding, Cruise Ships

Braving heavy rain, between 2,000 and 3,000 people answered the call of environmental groups...boats. Critics say the waves cruise ships create are...

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Venice Fears Exodus of Residents After Latest Flood

As Venice counted its losses after devastating flooding reached near-record levels last week, many worried that increasingly frequent deluges are driving...

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Venetians protest over flooding, cruise ships

Braving heavy rain, between 2,000 and 3,000 people answered the call of environmental groups...boats. Critics say the waves cruise ships create are...

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Wet catwalk for Stefano Ricci during Venice floods

Italian designer Stefano Ricci's latest silk tuxedos may be sharply tailored, but they are not ideal wear for the exceptional flood that swept through ...

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Venice is flooding -- what's the future of its historical sites?

Images of the flooded St Mark's Basilica in Venice have shocked many across the world this week....

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Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes

The historic flooding this week — marked by three floods over 1.5 meters (nearly 5 feet) and the highest in 53 years at 1.87 meters (6 feet, 1 inch) —...

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How Venice’s plan to protect itself from flooding became a disaster in itself

Venice, meantime, remains vulnerable, as demonstrated by the tides that inundated the city last...

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It’s Not Just Flooding in Venice. Here’s How Climate Change Threatens World Heritage Sites...

Venice is reeling from the worst flooding the city has experienced in 50 years, the city is “on its...

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Venice comes up for air after week of record flooding

Venice sought to return to normal life on Monday after a week of unprecedented flooding that...

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More floods swamp Venice just 11 days after two people died

But the project, intended to keep high tides and other floodwaters out of the lagoon, has bogged...

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Venice’s Flooding Has Become Another Tourist Attraction

But for the dwindling number of locals, it’s a catastrophe.

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Italian Youngsters Flock To Help Clean Up Flood-Stricken Venice

Venice, which is built on 118 small islands in the middle of the Venetian Lagoon at the tip of the...

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Deadly rainstorms sweep northern Italy, southern France

Torrential rains across northern Italy and southern France killed three people at the weekend,...

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Record flooding pushes a new worry on Venice: Fleeing Venetians

As Venice counted its losses after devastating flooding reached near-record levels last week, many...

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Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square as city faces another 'tough day' of exceptional high tides

Another exceptional high tide swamped Venice on Sunday, causing the tourist hotspot of St. Mark's Square to be closed due to the high water as the Italian city marked the ...

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Venice Flooding Expected to Worsen as Water Rises in City Center

Venice is suffering more flooding, with water levels forecast to rise as much as 160 centimeters (63...

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In the Face of Venice Flooding, Is the City Still a Safe Place to Exhibit Art?

This week, the city of Venice has been dealing with severe flooding that’s amounted to the...

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Venice Inundated by Historic Flooding: In Pictures

Venice has been inundated with epic rainfall, flooding historic jewels like St. Mark’s Basilica and devastating shops, businesses and homes in a city...

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Venice Flooding Is Expected to Worsen Sunday as Seas Rise

Venice is bracing for more flooding, with water levels forecast to rise 160 centimeters (63 inches)...

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Venice Flooding Is Expected to Worsen on Sunday With Rising Sea

Venice is headed for its second exceptionally high tide in a week, with water levels forecast to...

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Venice Flooding Reveals A Real Hoax About Climate Change - Framing It As “Either/Or”

The flooding in Venice this past week was extraordinary. According to my Forbes colleague Eric Mack,...

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Venice Is Flooding Because of Corruption

La Serenissima has long struggled with flooding as it sank deeper and deeper, but the recent crisis has been exacerbated by all too familiar corruption....

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PHOTOS: Severe flooding brings damage in Venice as locals, tourists wade through high water

VENICE, Italy — Severe flooding in Venice is threatening the Italian city famed for its canals and...

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AP PHOTOS: Flooding threatens Venice and its treasures

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Severe flooding in Venice is threatening the Italian city famed for its canals...

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7 major Venice tourist sites damaged by historic flooding

High tides have washed over 85 percent of the one of the most popular tourist destinations in the...

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Venice sees worst flooding in 50 years

Mark’s Square and call for more donations for repairs just three days after the Italian lagoon city suffered its worst flooding in 50 years. Venice Mayor...

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'We were amazed': Venice tourist recounts flooding inside hotel, resilience of the city

In the aftermath of Venice's historic flooding, tourists are trying to figure out how to salvage...

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Venice Flooding Brings City to ‘Its Knees’

ROME — The mayor of Venice, who said that the city “was on its knees,” has called for a state of emergency and the closing of all schools after the...

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Venice faces dramatic flooding for 2nd time this week

Waters are on the rise again Friday in Venice, where the tide is reaching exceptional levels just...

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Venice flooding has city 'on its knees,' Italy to declare state of emergency

The worst flooding to strike Venice in more than 50 years has officials in Italy set to declare a...

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Venice suffers worst flooding in 50 years, mayor blames climate change

Late on Tuesday (Nov. 12), high tides from the surrounding lagoon surged onto the more than 100...

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Venice flooding sees more than 85 percent of city underwater as right-wing mayor blames climate...

Venice has been hit by severe flooding which has left more than 85 percent of the Italian city...

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Venice mayor blames record flood on climate change

Severe flooding in Venice that has left much of the Italian city under water is a direct result of climate change, the mayor says. The highest water...

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At Least 1 Person Killed as Venice Is Hit with Worst Flooding in Decades

Venice was hit with its highest tide in 50 years on Tuesday, killing at least one person and causing...

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Venice mayor: Climate change to blame for ‘apocalyptic’ flooding

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Venice flooding news – live: Two killed as water approaches record levels and mayor declares city a...

Venice‘s mayor has called for the city to be declared a disaster zone after the second highest tide...

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The tourist sites hit by the Venice flooding

Extensive damage has been reported in areas of Venice after severe flooding hit the Italian city this week. More than 80% of the city was under water...

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Venice flooding: What does the extreme weather mean for tourists?

Venice is currently experiencing its second most severe flood on record, with water levels rising to...

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Venice, Italy Flooding: Photos of St. Mark’s Square, More

Venice, Italy is suffering from historic flooding that filled St. Mark’s Square with waves and...

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Venice ‘on its knees’ after second-worst flood ever recorded

VENICE, Italy (AP) - The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to...

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Venice flooding nearly touches level of infamous 1966 flood

The mayor of Venice is blaming climate change for flooding in the historic canal city that has...

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Italy to declare emergency over Venice flooding

A resident was electrocuted as he tried to start a pump in his home and a second person was found dead elsewhere on the island. The flooding in Venice...

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