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New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost

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By Andy Hayes, news reporter An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond’s vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 007 movie. Matera, which was first settled in the 10th millennium BC, hosted Bond’s trademark silver DB5 as it took tight corners and careered down Read More

After Hurricane Dorian, families turn to technology in search for the missing

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(Reuters) – As Hurricane Dorian left thousands missing in the Bahamas, South Carolina resident Daniel Huggins worried frantically about his mother on Green Turtle Cay and, with no word from U.S. or Bahamas authorities, turned to Facebook for news. FILE PHOTO: Residents and visitors catch a flight from the island devastated by Hurricane Dorian at Read More

Hurricane Dorian death toll ‘could be staggering’

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About 70,000 people need immediate humanitarian assistance in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian hit the island nation, as authorities said the final death toll could be “staggering”. Dorian, a category-five storm – which is the most powerful on the scale – has killed at least 30 people in the country but authorities expect that number Read More

Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; death toll reaches 30

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (Reuters) – Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of them children, after the worst hurricane to hit the Bahamas. It was one of many harrowing stories emerging Read More

Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; looting seen

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (Reuters) – Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many children, after the worst hurricane to hit the Bahamas. It was one of many harrowing stories emerging on Thursday Read More

‘Everything is gone’: Homes lifted up by deadly Hurricane Dorian

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An international aid effort is under way in the Bahamas to help 70,000 people who need immediate humanitarian assistance after the island nation was hit by the most devastating hurricane in its history. Dorian, a category five storm which is the most powerful, has killed at least 20 people in the country but authorities expect Read More

Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian’s wake

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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding. Aerial video of the worst-hit Abaco Islands in the northern Bahamas showed widespread devastation, with the harbor, Read More

‘Everything is gone:’ Bahamians stunned in Dorian’s wake

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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast on Thursday, threatening record flooding. Some 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after the most damaging Read More

‘Everything is gone:’ Bahamians struggle in Dorian’s devastating wake

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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast, threatening record flooding on Thursday. The United Nations said 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after Read More

Leaving Bahamas devastated, Dorian regains strength to crawl up U.S. coast

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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian left stretches of the Bahamas looking as if they had been carpet bombed, and was regaining strength as it crawled up the U.S. Atlantic coast, possibly making landfall later on Thursday in South Carolina. The United Nations said 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after the Read More