A long-delayed flood barrier successfully protected Venice from a high tide for the first time today – seeing off threats the historic city could be submerged. ‘Today, everything is dry. We stopped the sea,’ city mayor Luigi Brugnaro told reporters after raising a glass in celebration with some of the engineers and officials responsible for the multi-billion euro project known as Mose. ‘Lots of bad things have happened here, but now something wonderful has happened,’ he said. more videos 1 2 3 Watch video Boris and Carrie personally thank the NHS frontline heroes Watch video Jenrick admits prospect of spending Xmas with his family is ‘way off’ Watch video Protester makes powerful speech outside French Embassy in London Watch video Royal correspondent predicts Queen will step down when she’s 95 Watch video Tommy Cannon in tears over death of comedy partner Bobby Ball Watch video Which? lab tests reveal which reusable face coverings are superior Watch video Which? editor talks poor quality face masks and their effectiveness Watch video A huge 5-story school ‘walks’ to a new location Watch video Trump rails against Fox News during Michigan rally Watch video Bobby Ball’s sons joke about their mischievous entertainer dad Watch… Read full this story
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