€5m bill for flooded land­mark

Manchester Evening News - - WORLD -

ST MARK’S BASIL­ICA suf­fered at least €5m (£4.2m) in dam­age dur­ing last month’s floods in Venice, of­fi­cials said as they de­scribed ef­forts to pre­serve its historic fea­tures. The tide peaked at 1.87m above sea level.

A man dressed as Santa Claus poses in St Mark’s Square in Venice, which is still un­der wa­ter af­ter last month’s floods

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