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Flood-hit Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes

VENICE, Italy (AP) — One of only four oar makers for Venice’s famed gondoliers, Paolo Brandolisio wades through his ground-floor workshop for the third time in a week of record-breaking floods, despairing of any help from national or local institutions. “If these phenomena continue to repeat themselves, you have to …

Prince Andrew’s Jeffrey Epstein interview panned: ‘nuclear explosion level bad’ – The Washington Post

LONDON — The BBC’s extraordinary interview with Prince Andrew does not appear to be the public relations boost he may have hoped for. It was always going to be a massive gamble, the queen’s second son putting himself forward for nearly an hour of forensic questioning about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, …

Jennifer Arcuri: ‘I’ve kept Johnson’s secrets – now he’s cast me aside like a one-night stand’ | Politics | The Guardian

The businesswoman tells ITV show that she is heartbroken, humiliated – and that the PM hangs up the phone on her The US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri has accused Boris Johnson of brutally casting her aside “like some one-night stand” and leaving her “heartbroken” since he became prime minister and the controversy over …