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Climate change protesters climb on roof of London train

Climate protesters have climbed on top of a train in a busy financial district in London and say they will glue themselves to the...

28 dead as rescuers struggle to reach storm-hit southern Nepal

Rescuers struggled Monday to reach villages in southern Nepal cut off by a powerful rainstorm that killed at least 28 people and injured hundreds...

Cyclone’s huge floods leave more then 350 dead and hundreds missing in southern Africa

More than 350 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds more are missing after the cyclone that unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and...

Hundreds of US homes flooded as rivers breach levees

Hundreds of homes have been flooded in several US Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snow...

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

Students around the world are missing classes to take to the streets to protest against their governments’ failure to take sufficient action against global...

Scientists make historic Indian Ocean exploration broadcast

A scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission from a two-person submersible. Monsoon...

South Korea proposes rain project with China to clean Seoul air

South Korea has proposed a joint project with China to use artificial rain to clean the air in Seoul, where a sharp increase in...

Update: Searches resume after tornado kills 23 in Alabama

Update: Rescuers are scouring the rubble of mobile homes and houses in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through south-east Alabama...

Climate change at heart of Jay Inslee’s pitch for US presidency

Another candidate is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election. Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, declared climate change the nation’s...

Town in California becomes an island amid heavy flooding

Flood waters have inundated a California town north of San Francisco and that the community is now only accessible by boats after a rain-swollen...

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Trump ‘suggested Covid-19 might stop him shaking hands with disgusting people’

A former adviser to US vice president Mike Pence has said Donald Trump once suggested that Covid-19 might be a good thing because it...

BBC defends same-sex Strictly Come Dancing pairing following complaints

The BBC has defended introducing a same-sex pairing on Strictly Come Dancing after receiving complaints about the move. Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams will...

Barack Obama to release first volume of his memoir

The first volume of former US president Barack Obama’s memoir will be released on November 17, two weeks after the country’s election. It will...

Covid-19 virus analysis suggests low level of mutation

The virus that causes Covid-19 has so far shown a relatively low level of mutation compared to other RNA viruses, meaning it is unlikely...
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