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House Collapse

Gas explosion brings down one section of a nine-storey apartment building in the city of Astrakhan in southern European Russia just after 1pm in the afternoon, 27th of February 2012.


Cities fit for cycling

The Times Cities fit for cycling

Tragically, such an accident is far from rare. More than 27,000 cyclists have been killed or seriously injured on British streets in the past 10 years.
On the urban roads of Britain today cyclists need to be fit for cities. Cycling should be both safe and pleasurable. Ministers, mayors and local authorities must build cities that are fit for cycling.
The Times has launched a public campaign and 8-point manifesto calling for cities to be made fit for cyclists: click here