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Britain raises Gulf shipping threat to highest level possible

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By Alex Longley, Firat Kayakiran and Tim Ross on 7/12/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Britain raised the threat level to the highest possible for ships operating in the Persian Gulf as tensions escalate in a region accounting for a third of seaborne petroleum trade. The UK government designated the region a level-3 risk on Tuesday, a Read More

Indian magician feared drowned after failed attempt to copy Houdini trick

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An Indian magician is feared dead after he attempted to emulate a famous Harry Houdini stunt by escaping from shackles while submerged underwater. Authorities were alerted and a search began after he failed to reemerge. Chanchal ‘Mandrake’ Lahiri was performing at the Hooghly River in West Bengal state when something apparently went wrong. Lahiri was Read More

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean

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(Reuters) – Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world’s best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution. Lost golf balls are pictured on the floor of the Pacific Ocean in Read More

Four more bodies found as sunken tour boat lifted from Danube river

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Four bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a boat that capsized in Budapest’s Danube River with a group of tourists on board. The Mermaid boat sank in seconds on 29 May after a large cruise liner struck it from behind under a bridge in the Hungarian capital during heavy rain. A total of Read More

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast

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A volunteer lays down a car battery taken from the seabed in the Zero Plastiko Urdaibai ocean and coastal cleanup in Bermeo, Spain June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent West BERMEO, Spain (Reuters) – Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain’s Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took Read More

UAE, Norway, Saudi Arabia see unnamed ‘state actor’ behind Fujairah tanker attacks

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London — UN representatives from the UAE, Norway and Saudi Arabia have briefed the UN Security Council on the preliminary findings on their investigation into attacks on four tankers at Fujairah last month, suggesting an unnamed “state actor” was probably responsible. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Captain held after cruise ship and tour boat collide, killing seven

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Seven people have died and 21 remain missing after a sightseeing river boat turned over and sank in about seven seconds in Budapest. The double-decker vessel was moored near the Hungarian parliament building on the River Danube and was hit by a cruise ship, state news agency MTI reported. The Read More

Seven South Koreans dead, hope dims for missing in Budapest boat disaster

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat with South Korean tourists onboard sank on the Danube river in Budapest, with seven people confirmed dead and 21 missing. The boat was cruising on the river when it collided with a larger luxury passenger boat during a Read More

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing. The boat collided with a much larger luxury passenger boat during a rainstorm late on Wednesday near the Read More

Seven dead and 21 missing after river boat sinks in seven seconds

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Police say they have launched a criminal investigation after seven people died when a sightseeing river boat capsized in the Hungarian capital Budapest. At least 21 others remain missing who were on board the double-decker boat which was moored near the Hungarian parliament building on the Danube River and was Read More