Goods lost in transportation disasterEdit
"An unfortunate series of road accidents have reduced by 1 the amount of each resource received by land transport"
"Our relationship with Portugal has been damaged by our ambassador's blundering use of the canape fork during desert at a royal fete." (Players can manage without accents on words of French origin but might expect error-proof spelling of words that are now thoroughly English.)
Your relationship with another Great Power improves.
Immigration adds to labor forceEdit
Other reported events are "earthquake damages mines" and "rats eat grain storage".