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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Mediterranean

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# Immigrants
Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths
Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.
# Italy
EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy
The EU Home Affairs Commissioner is due to visit the site of the Lampedusa disaster tomorrow with Josee Manuel Barroso.
# lampedusa
Doctors ‘run out of coffins’ on tragic Italian island
More than 130 people drowned in the horrific tragedy as doctors say they have run out of coffins.
# Junk Food
Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries
Don’t worry though, you can scoff as much Mediterranean food as you like.
# Syria
Russian flotilla headed for Syria enters Mediterranean
Russia has denied that the deployment of the warships is linked to the escalating conflict in Syria.
# Accident
Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found
An Irish couple were on board the cruise liner but the DFA has confirmed they were not hurt in the accident.
# Migrants
Migrants who fled Libya found dead on boat travelling to Italy
Twenty five bodies – all young men – have been found dead in the hold of a boat crossing the Mediterranean.
# Migrants
Migrants left drifting in Mediterranean by Nato and European forces - report
A report in the Guardian today claims that dozens of migrants who were escaping Libyan violence were were at sea for 16 days despite calling for help.
# Nuclear Power
Turkish nuclear plans on Mediterranean raise fears
Turkey is standing firmly by plans to build three nuclear power plants in the years ahead — including one near a fault line by the Mediterranean coast.