Tuesday, February 22, 2011


At least sixty-five people have been killed in a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. It is the second earthquake to have hit this city in the last five months. The Guardian has live updates.

The Cathedral (photo above, from its website) has lost its tower.

Above photograph of the toppled spire: Mark Mitchell/AP. The Cathedral is one of many buildings that have  collapsed.

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