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Storm Ciara hammers UK with hurricane-force winds and floods

Northern English townships inundated again as transport systems struggle to cope Hurricane-force gales and rainwater have rocked Britain’s transport network, leading to the cancellation of develops, flights and ferryings, and induced widespread flooding. Storm Ciara delivered heavy rain and gales of more than 80 mph, rendering glide debris potentially lethal …

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London’s abandoned underground – in pictures

London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground cable in 1863. As the network developed, old stations, passageways, enterings, passageways and rods were left behind Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground, photos by Toby Madden and Andy Davies, is published by …

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