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Praying for rain

Minor drama strikes large barge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Passing the time of day

Stuck fast and imprisoned on a barge, with the world's most useless qualification - a stone's throw from Aldermaston nuclear weapons establishment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

My maiden voyage

A dapper couple wearing shorts arrive in an SUV and make off in a smartblue narrowboat. Smart boats are rarely lived in, more usually ‘leisurecraft’. British Waterways - a QUANGO - is apparently convinced thatthese craft represent the most profitable, and therefore the only,future for the inland waterways.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Fresh-water sharks

I returned to the barge late last night after a hellish drive fromOxford. The main road had been closed - an accident, I presume - withthe result that streams of heavy traffic, including giant trucks, werediverted through tiny Cotswold villages with overhanging trees. For awhile my distopian vision returned - dead drivers strapped into carsthat have been immobile for years.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Niña’s Ark

So El Niño’s cold sister, La Niña, has deflected the jetstream andsubmerged the Heart of England under foul water. When in distress, it’shandy to finger something five miles high or off the coast of Peru. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The story of Ebola from those who lived through it

The world’s media obsessed over Ebola at its peak. But what happened next? Paul Myles introduces the Sierra Leonean citizen reporters who stayed with the story.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The woman who saved a beach and sparked a movement

Alison Homewood meets the inspirational nonagenarian June Haimoff.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Mexico’s ‘worst environmental disaster in modern times’

Jen Wilton investigates the murky waters of an August 2014 chemical spill which is still rocking the boat in Mexico. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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'These are the boys who fought Ebola!'

Gangsters turned mobilizers, the Tripoli Boys kicked Ebola out of their neighbourhood. Amjata Bayoh and Mohamed S Camara find out what happened next..…

  • Mon Jun 13 11:49:28 2016
  • Rank: 100

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