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2005-07-20 05:36:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Police removed a mangled train carriage from deep underground in central London late on Tuesday almost two weeks after it was bombed in the London attacks, a spokeswoman said. The carriage, wrapped in blue plastic, was removed from the tunnel and loaded onto a lorry at the site of the Edgware Road bombing in central London, where seven people died. Passers-by stood still and watched as the carriage was lifted up on a crane. At least 56 people were killed in the attacks...

2005-07-11 06:23:33

LONDON (Reuters) - The first two victims of last week's London bombings were formally identified on Monday. Susan Levy, 53, a mother-of-two from Hertfordshire, north of London, was named by police while University College London (UCL) said its employee Gladys Wundowa had also been killed. Levy was on the Piccadilly line train that was hit between Russell Square and Kings Cross last Thursday. She had traveled to central London with her son James, 23, but they parted at Finsbury Park. "We...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.