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News in Brief 21 July 2021

  • Flood-hit China region saw a year’s worth of rain in under a week: WMO
  • Liverpool’s historic waterfront removed from UNESCO World Heritage List
  • WHO chief backs Tokyo Olympic Games’ ‘power to inspire’
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Liverpool’s historic waterfront removed from World Heritage List

Historic docklands and buildings in the UK city of Liverpool have been removed from the UN cultural body UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites, it announced on Wednesday.