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Can troubled Thames Water avoid collapse?
The future of the UK's biggest water firm is uncertain as its parent company defaults on interest payments. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sat, 6 Apr 4:05pm 

Oxford rowers fell ill before Boat Race, but stop short of blaming River Thames pollution
Three rowers had to miss training sessions due to stomach bugs, "the origin of which we cannot definitively say". 
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 1 Apr 1:55pm 

Rowers criticise Thames sewage after Boat Race
High levels of E. coli were found in a stretch of the River Thames used in the Boat Race. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sun, 31 Mar 12:05am 

The Papers: Water bosses a 'disgrace' and Easter honours 'row'
Thames Water's financial woes, a surprises set of honours and hunger in Gaza are on Friday's front pages. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri, 29 Mar 4:55pm 

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5bn Thames super sewer set for completion
The 16-mile tunnel across central London will capture raw sewage that would have spilled into the river. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Wed, 27 Mar 3:35pm 

Body found in Thames weeks ago believed to be missing woman
Samaria Ayanle, 19, was last seen on CCTV footage in central London almost three weeks ago. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Thu, 14 Mar 1:05pm 

Body found in Thames confirmed as Clapham suspect
Police say Abdul Shokoor Ezedi, the suspect behind last month's chemical attack, died by drowning. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sat, 24 Feb 6:35am 

London police say chemical attacker presumed dead
London police say a man suspected of injuring several people last week is now presumed to have drowned in the River Thames. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat, 10 Feb 7:45am 

Jeremy Hunt urges Thames Water to 'get a grip' on outage payouts
Jeremy Hunt says many Surrey constituents have complained about issues with Thames Water payouts. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Tue, 9 Jan 0:35am 

Patient needing urgent care waited up to 10 hours to be treated at Waikato Hospital ED
A Thames man says the emergency department was overwhelmed on Monday when he took his wife for treatment for a serious back injury. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 3 Nov 10:45am 

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Action to keep Kaiaua above water for next 100 years
Communities along the Firth of Thames are planning for an uncertain future. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Thu, 19 Oct 5:23pm 

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Thames Water troubles swell as parent firm defaults
Holding company Kemble has told lenders that it has failed to meet a deadline for interest payments. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sat, 6 Apr 3:45am 

The Papers: 'E coli Boat Race' and 'Euros on terror alert'
University of Oxford rowers criticising sewage levels in the Thames feature on Sunday's front pages. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sun, 31 Mar 6:15pm 

Boy dies in hospital after being found in Thames
Police had been searching for Daniel Alaby after he went missing from his home in south-east London. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sat, 30 Mar 5:35pm 

Thames Water shareholders refuse to inject more cash unless bills rise
Investors are refusing to provide an expected first 500m by the end of this month. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Thu, 28 Mar 10:25pm 

Boat Race rowers told not to enter Thames due to high levels of E.coli
Crews have also been warned to cover blisters and wear footwear due to high levels of E. coli. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Thu, 28 Mar 3:55am 

Person in critical condition after two-vehicle crash in Paeroa
Emergency services were called to Thames Road just before 7am. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sun, 17 Mar 8:55am 

Dolphin pod spotted in the River Thames
Volunteers from the RNLI said it was "incredible to witness" the two adults and a calf swimming in the river. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Tue, 27 Feb 2:45pm 

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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd freed from jail
Shepherd was jailed for manslaughter after Charlotte Brown was thrown from a speedboat on the Thames. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Thu, 25 Jan 11:15am 

Thames Water says it can't pay back 190m loan
Thames Water boss tells MPs it doesn't have enough money to pay back a loan due in April next year. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Wed, 13 Dec 1:25pm 

Auction with $1 reserve attracts 43 bidders to Thames waterfront property
A slip knocked this red-stickered house off its foundations - the skew is not the camera - but that did not stop it being a very hot property over the weekend. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 30 Oct 5:53pm 

Hector's dolphins spotted in Firth of Thames
Two hector's dolphins have been spotted in the Firth of Thames this week; the third time in 60 years they've appeared in the area. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat, 21 Oct 6:53am 

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