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This was a bridge too far, even for Boris Johnson

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An architect who was invited to design a kitchen extension for a married couple spent an evening with them to discuss their (conflicting) needs and aspirations for the work. At the end, he gave them this valuable advi...

Dormouse bridge across railway line could help save endangered species

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Measuring 12 metres long and just 30cm wide, it’s a bridge of miniature proportions. But it is hoped that the square metal tube – set to become the first “dormouse bridge” across a UK railway – could help to save Brit...

Old Bridge review – star-crossed lovers in war-torn Yugoslavia

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Igor Memic, winner of the 2020 Papatango new writing prize, was born in Mostar, the ancient city in what is now Bosnia-Herzegovina that was a principal casualty of the 1992-95 wars after the racial and religious disin...

Ai Weiwei on the death of Diane Weyermann: ‘Like a bridge of hope washed away in the storm’

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Diane has left. When someone close passes away, we feel that a part of ourselves left together with them. A part of our understanding of the world, a link in our interpersonal network, our previous value judgment and ...

Winnie-the-Pooh Poohsticks bridge sold for £131k to Sussex landowner

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To Winnie-the-Pooh fans, the bridge over the river on the edge of the forest where Pooh invents a new game is up there with heffalumps and pots of honey and the Hundred Acre Wood. It is where Pooh one day accidentall...

‘Soul of the town’: Mostar’s beloved bridge inspires tale of romance and war

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The bridge in the middle of Mostar is the spiritual and social heart of the city. It’s where people meet and gossip, snatch a first kiss or dive into the waters of the river below. The Bosnian city takes its name from...

Aerial footage shows scale of makeshift migrant camp under Texas bridge – video

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On Saturday the US government worked on plans to send many of the thousands of Haitian immigrants who have gathered in a Texas border city back to their Caribbean homeland. Aerial video from local media showed Haitian...

Disruption as Tower Bridge stuck open after ‘technical failure’

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A technical fault has left Tower Bridge stuck open, causing major rush-hour traffic problems in the capital with pedestrians and vehicles unable to cross. The London landmark, one of several bridges over the River Tha...

Where the buffalo roam: world’s longest wildlife bridge could cross the Mississippi

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Between Iowa and Illinois, spanning the only stretch of the Mississippi River that flows from east to west, sits an exhausted 55-year-old cement bridge. Each day 42,000 cars drive across the ageing structure, which is...

Peruvians re-weave Incan hanging bridge spanning river – video

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Peruvians from the Huinchiri community in Cusco region are rebuilding a 500-year-old Incan hanging bridge using traditional weaving techniques. The Q’eswachaka bridge crosses the Apurimac river, connecting communities...

Bridge made of string: Peruvians weave 500-year-old Incan crossing back into place

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Peruvians from the Huinchiri community in Cusco region are rebuilding a 500-year-old Incan hanging bridge, made using traditional weaving techniques to string a crossing together spanning the Apurimac river far below....

New York’s Little Island includes a message about the Thames garden bridge

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Little Island, a garden built over the Hudson River, designed by the British designer Thomas Heatherwick and the landscape architect Signe Nielsen, has opened to some good reviews. “It’s a bewitching, and utterly New ...

Police ‘flabbergasted’ London Bridge terrorist survived first few shots, ondersoek hoor

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Police have told an inquest they were “flabbergasted” when the convicted terrorist Usman Khan, who was shot to death on London Bridge in 2019, survived the first few shots. Khan killed 25-year-old Jack Merritt and 23-...

Inquest into London Bridge attack deaths finds police and MI5 failings

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Failures by MI5, the police and the probation service all contributed to deaths in a terrorist attack at Fishmongers’ Hall in London, an inquest has concluded. Jack Merritt, 25, en Saskia Jones, 23, were unlawfully k...

The Place at the Bridge review – a crow-Bard love letter to Bristol

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Blending sonnets and street art, The Place at the Bridge attempts to convey a love of Bristol through contemporary characters speaking Shakespeare’s words. It’s an admirable experiment, but the result is clumsy and un...

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