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# Rhine

Last year
Shipping companies prepare for worst as Rhine levels near critical low
Big, heavy ships cannot pass if the level falls below 40cm (15.7 inches).
Fears mount that water levels in Rhine river could fall below critical mark
Weeks of dry weather have turned several of Europe’s major waterways into trickles.
All time
'Yesterday, a new America. Today, a new Europe': Right-wing buoyant after Trump's inauguration
The right-wing gathering heard that the EU was “a force of sterilization,” and booed when Angela Merkel was mentioned.
Preserved remains of 21 German WWI soldiers found in France
The discovery has been likened to Pompeii because of the preservation and the positions of the bodies.