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# catastrophe

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What unspeakable horrors has this cat seen?
You don’t know man, you weren’t there.
Gas meter scam could lead to explosions and a ‘potential catastrophe’
The tampering of gas meters is a significant safety risk as it can cause gas to leak.
Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes
International agreement allows satellites to be pulled out of their orbit to monitor natural or manmade disasters.
13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction
Orbital debris, persistent extreme weather, digital meltdown, geomagnetic storms… the World Economic Forum considers some risky business.
Explainer: What is reinsurance, and how does it help cover natural disasters?
With the costs of Hurricane Sandy expected to be at least €20 billion, insurers will be looking to reinsurance companies to cover most of the bill. But what are they?
Woman who killed cat in microwave jailed for 168 days
Gina Robins, a 31-year-old English woman, showed little remorse over the incident.