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January 17, 2018 6:10 PM High wind speeds will cause the Dartford Crossing bridge to close tonight at midnight

The Queen Elizabeth II bridge, which carries traffic from Essex into Kent at the Dartford Crossing, will close tonight at midnight for safety reasons. The closure, which is due to high winds, will also see the east tunnel shut at 9pm to allow preparations for the bridge closure. Highways England will monitor wind speeds and reopen the bridge when they drop to a safe level 30

December 17, 2017 9:50 PM Vic Metro tunnel construction deals signed

Trains will be able to run every three minutes in Melbourne's CBD as a part of a multi-billion dollar signalling upgrade set to be rolled out. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Monday contracts to deliver the $6 billion tunnels and stations package have been signed with a consortium led by LendLease, John Holland and Bouygues Construction 25

December 10, 2017 6:45 PM Tiny Cairn Terrier on course to conquer all Scotland’s 282 Munros

A TINY Cairn Terrier is on course to bag all Scotland’s 282 Munros. Plucky pooch Oran has already conquered 39 of the peaks over 3,000 feet, often in sub-zero temperatures. Oran’s owner Chris Nelson, 30, is planning to scale every Munro to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Mr Nelson’s girlfriend, Kirsty Young, has CF and he aims to raise £10,000 by completing 34

November 11, 2017 8:07 AM KIM’S FORTRESS: Inside the volcanic mountain which could be KEY to crushing North Korea

THE rugged peaks and winding tunnels of a deadly mountain in North Korea could hold the key to crushing Kim Jong-un’s sick regime and threats of World War 3. Mount Paektu, believed to be the site of the deadliest volcano in history, is said to be the mythical birthplace of the Korean people. But away from its showcase as the “sacred” origins of Kim II-sung’s 45

October 14, 2017 4:27 AM Bryan Cranston Tells Graham Norton About That One Time He Got Caught Having Sex In A Tunnel In The Alps

Appearing on the show alongside Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell and Matt Lucas, the ‘Breaking Bad’ actor explained that a travel agent recommended that Bryan and his wife, Robin Dearden, go through the Alps on a train as the couple’s trip was to be their honeymoon. “‘By the way,’ he [the travel agent] says, wink wink, ‘There are three tunnels 39

August 29, 2017 9:30 PM The most terrifying thing? Kim is so deranged he WANTS America to attack, writes MARK SEDDON

So what is going on inside the mind of North Korea's unpredictable ruler, Kim Jong-un? This question is exercising some of the best political and military minds from the White House and the Pentagon to the United Nations, London, Beijing and Tokyo. A war that was once barely imaginable is now closer than at any time since 1969, when, just months into his presidency 42

August 28, 2017 11:10 AM North Korea finishes prep for IMMINENT nuclear blast

But the site is closely watched via satellite for any evidence that another nuclear blast is imminent. The bombs are tested underground, beneath Mount Mantap, so signs of excavation are closely watched for. South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) now believes that preparations in two test tunnels are complete. It’s believed that the upcoming 43

July 20, 2017 6:18 PM Elon Musk to build underground 760mph hyperloop between New York and Washington DC

ELON Musk has been given “verbal approval” from Donald Trump’s government to build an underground 760mph hyperloop between New York and Washington DC. The entrepreneur says he has received "verbal government approval" to build the underground transport hyperloop, although he did not say who gave the approval or how any such project would proceed 48

July 9, 2017 9:07 AM Why have the Mersey tunnels got different speed limits?

Answering the age old question (and why you're not allowed to change lanes) Thousands of people use the Mersey tunnels every day to cross the water - but why have they got different speed limits? Drivers travelling through the Queensway tunnel are restricted to 30mph, while commuters using the Kingsway tunnel can travel up to 40mph. You’re also not allowed 16

July 4, 2017 7:47 PM CT scans find possible tunnel in Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Archaeologists at Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins site say they have found evidence that the city's builders may have dug a tunnel beneath the Pyramid of the Moon. The National Institute of Anthropology and History says researchers used a kind of computerized tomography scan to discover the apparent tunnel about 30 feet (10 meters) below 15