The dodgy summer continues across the UK - Al Jazeera English

The dodgy summer continues across the UK

The Isle of Wight Music Festival is turned into a mud bath.

55,000 people were expected at the four day event, which takes place on the Isle of Wight every year, but torrential rains turned the festival into a fiasco.

Those trying to get to the festival in Newport were confronted with mile-upon-mile of traffic jams. The queues had a knock-on effect on the ferry services, which had to be suspended, forcing hundred to spend the night in the Solent.


Nepal: The Maoist dream

Nepal: The Maoist dream

Nepal's bloody civil war ended in 2006 when a Comprehensive Peace Accord was signed between the Maoist rebels and the Nepali state in Kathmandu. Many people have disappeared or got killed during the war. Al Jazeera tells this story through the eyes of the Nepali people.

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