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Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change
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Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

VENICE, Italy (AP) — After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with…
No stranger to plagues, Venice opens film fest with caution
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No stranger to plagues, Venice opens film fest with caution

ROME (AP) — Visitors to Venice could be forgiven for not realizing that beyond the majesty of St. Mark’s Square…
Cruise ships restart in Venice; protesters decry their risks
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Cruise ships restart in Venice; protesters decry their risks

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The first cruise ship leaving Venice since the pandemic is set to depart Saturday amid protests…
Italy thirsts for tourists as country reopens to Europe
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Italy thirsts for tourists as country reopens to Europe

Italy reopened to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes…
Opera returns to Vienna with hotel ‘window concert’
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Opera returns to Vienna with hotel ‘window concert’

Deserted by tourists, a hotel in Vienna gave itself a temporary one-night-only makeover, turning itself into an outdoor concert hall.…
The year the world woke up to the climate emergency
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The year the world woke up to the climate emergency

Schoolchildren skipping class to strike, protests bringing city centers to a standstill: armed with dire warnings from scientists, people around…
Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds
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Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the…
St Mark’s closed as Venice faces more floods
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St Mark’s closed as Venice faces more floods

Flood-hit Venice braced for another exceptional high tide on Friday, with the mayor ordering St Mark’s square closed after Italy…
Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city
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Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city

Venetians woke Wednesday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching…
Star-studded Venice opens under cloud of controversy
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Star-studded Venice opens under cloud of controversy

The glitzy Venice film festival opens Wednesday with fury over the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker…
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