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Fifty four people died and 200 were injured after a bridge collapsed, sending three coaches of a passenger train plunging into a river in Kerala state, southern India. The bridge, near the port city Calicut, was to be replaced by a new crossing under construction.

A German restaurant at the top of the Reichstag building in Berlin has applied for a £170,000 rent rebate, claiming that construction workers have driven customers away and reduced its profits.

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