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First Highway Bridge Connecting Russia, China as Ties Deepen

A new cross-border bridge which links Russia and China opened on Friday, as the two countries grow closer in the wake of the war with Ukraine. The bridge runs from the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk to Heihe in China over...

Oldest Bridge in Europe Still in Use Found in Greece

Perhaps the oldest bridge in Europe that is still in use today can be found in Greece, and it is named the Arkadiko Bridge. 

Jeff Bezos’ Yacht Too Big for Rotterdam Bridge, Which Has to be Dismantled

The new yacht owned by Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon, is so large that a historic bridge in Rotterdam, the Netherlands has to be dismantled to allow her to pass through. Bezos' three-masted yacht, which was built in...

Safety Concerns Raised Over One of Greece's Longest Bridges

Authorities imposed traffic restrictions earlier in the week on the Lake Polyfytos Bridge, in northern Greece one of the longest bridges in the country, following a warning that it is suffering from structural problems. Stergios Mitoulis, a civil engineer and...

Low Temperatures Cause Rivers in Epirus, Greece to Freeze Solid

The extremely low temperatures which have prevailed in large parts of Greece over the last several days have caused not only traffic disruptions and physical damage, but also phenomena that are rarely seen in a Mediterranean country such as...

Restoration of Historic Bridge of Plaka in Epirus Almost Finished (Video)

The restoration of the historic bridge of Plaka, in northwestern Greece, which had collapsed due to heavy rain in 2015 is now almost finished. On Thursday, the last piece of rock was added by the reconstruction group that has been...

Woman Dies After Falling off Corinth Canal's Bridge in Greece's Peloponnese

A woman fell off a bridge over the Corinth Canal which connects the Peloponnesian Peninsula with the rest of the Greek mainland in the early hours of Friday. The woman has not been identified at this time, but according to local media she...

Heartbreaking Video of Historic Greek Bridge in Ruins

Cretans watched in despair last week live on local television the collapse of the historic bridge over the Keriti River, near Chania, following the floods that hit the Greek island. The bridge which was built in 1908 and is a...

Cretan TV Station Captures Historic Chania Bridge Collapse Live

Cameras from Crete's NEA television station recorded live the collapse of the historic bridge of Keritis in the island's Chania region on Monday afternoon. The island of Crete received huge amounts of rainfall in the past several days as part of...

Many Feared Dead in Italy Bridge Collapse

Reports from Genoa, Italy suggest many people may have been killed when a motorway bridge suddenly gave way on Tuesday. The major structure collapsed during stormy weather, plunging cars and trucks as much as 100 feet onto rail tracks below....