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Science

No Corps levee for Eden Isles, but state offers alternative

A 16-month review of a proposed $4 billion Army Corps of Engineers plan to reduce flood risk in St. Tammany Parish is still not likely to include 100-year levee protection for Eden Isles and other small communities just south or east of Slidell, the project manager for the plan says. That’s because the high costs […]

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Science

‘Major incident’ declared as all communication to Shetlands Isles CUT

A “major incident” has been declared on the Shetland Isles, which has a population of 22,870 according to 2021 data, as its power has been completely shut off from the rest of the UK.  This is due to the south subsea cable linking the island to the mainland being cut. Shetland Police are now patrolling the […]

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Gaming

Skyrim mod introduces new Daedric DLC in the Shivering Isles

A stunning new trailer shows off an upcoming Skyrim mod that introduces a new DLC-sized Daedric quest line to one of the best RPG games on PC. Skyrim: Extended Cut is an extensive overhaul project for the Bethesda game that introduces new quests, challenges, and characters, and its first big release continues one of the […]

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Science

Bird flu panic: Scots outbreak declared ‘national emergency’ – tourists banned from isles

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland officer Dave Sexton, who is based on the Isle of Mull, said the outbreak is of significant concern and has left him feeling “helpless”. He told STV News: “We’re getting more and more birds washing up, seabirds mostly, and we really need the government to develop a […]

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Travel

Princess Cruises is offering free £290 spend when you book 2023 British Isles cruise

It’s the perfect time to book cruises for the year ahead as there are plenty of deals with bargain prices. If you fancy travelling through the British Isles, then Princess Cruise has a special offer that’s perfect for a big holiday. Cruises are a great way to visit multiple locations while enjoying luxury rooms, delicious […]

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Travel

UB40 to perform on exclusive MSC Virtuosa cruise around the British Isles

UB40 fans, you’re going to want to start packing your bags; the iconic ‘80s band is taking to the stage on a special sailing onboard MSC Virtuosa. UB40 will be taking to the stage this summer for an exclusive new performance – and fans will get to enjoy a holiday around the British Isles at […]

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World

‘British Isles are no more’ Russian TV hosts joke about NUKING UK in 200 seconds

One host was filmed saying that he would be happy to “start with a blank slate” should Russia instigate mutually-assured nuclear destruction by firing their new Sarmat missile at the UK. He jokes that the UK’s “abilities are limited”, adding : “One Sarmat missile and that’s it, the British Isles are no more.” When another […]

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Travel

Staycation: Sunniest spot in the British Isles named – 2,331 hours of sunshine

The second sunniest spot in the UK was Preston in Dorset. The picturesque village is a suburb of Weymouth. It has an amazing 1,989 hours of sunshine per year and is another fantastic place for a staycation. Tourists will be able to walk along Preston’s pretty shingle beach which is popular with dog walkers. There […]

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Sports

Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase: L’Homme Presse tops six at Sandown as unbeaten star takes Grade One test | Racing News

L’Homme Presse is one of just six entries in Saturday’s Virgin Bet Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase at Sandown.Venetia Williams’ impressive seven-year-old has improved out of all recognition this season since being sent over fences. Having made a winning chasing debut at Exeter from a mark of just 128, he went to Ascot where he won […]

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Travel

Imagine Cruising launches new all-inclusive Rhodes holiday with a Greek Isles cruise

Picture yourself basking in the Grecian sunshine at a five-star resort, lounging by the pool before heading out to explore those waterfront tavernas for a sunset cocktail.  Well, that’s exactly what’s on offer courtesy of a new holiday from Imagine Cruising that oozes luxury.  The new 12-night Rhodes Retreat & Greek Isles cruise has everything […]