Paramilitary police officers at the location where  at least 36 people were killed in a stampede incident during a New Year’s celebration on the Bund in Shanghai. Police have denied the incident was caused by a rush to pick up fake money.  Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters.

Chinese police have denied that a stampede which killed at least 36 people during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Shanghai was caused by people rushin(...)

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A worker in protective clothing prepares to haul away dead pigs pulled from a river along Zhonglian village of Jinshan district in Shanghai. The number of dead pigs found in the Shanghai river that provides drinking water to the Chinese financial hub has risen to almost 15,000. Photograph: AP

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Pigs on a farm in the Zhulin village of Jiaxing. Photograph: Reuters

Hundreds more dead pigs have been pulled from the river that provides drinking water to Shanghai, China ’s financial hub, bringing the total to mor(...)