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Back-to-back earthquakes spark panic in Philippine resort

Back-to-back earthquakes have cracked small buildings and blocked roads with minor landslides in a Philippine resort province south of Manila. Officials said a magitude 5.6...

Colombia ends search for flood survivors

Colombian authorities have abandoned the search for survivors of floods that killed at least 314 people, with 106 people listed as missing. Emergency workers will...

Desperation sets in as flood death toll in Colombia tops 200

Residents are desperately searching their ruined homes and a local hospital for loved ones after a torrent of water, mud and debris swept through...

193 dead after overflowing rivers engulf Colombian city

A torrent of water from three overflowing rivers has torn through a small city in Colombia while people slept, destroying homes, sweeping away cars...

Plant Your Way To Healthier You

It’s officially spring time, the flowers are in full bloom, the trees are greening and the birds are chirping and of course the days...

Scientists grow potatoes in Mars simulator

A simulator in Peru mimicking the harsh conditions found on Mars has produced a hint of life - a potato plant. After experimenting in the...

Schools closed and flights scrapped as ‘life-threatening’ storm hits US

A powerful storm is beginning to lash the north-eastern US prompting flight cancellations, school closures and warnings to stay off the roads. The National Weather...

Chinese leader pledges to ‘make our skies blue again’

Chinese premier Li Keqiang has pledged to make the country's skies blue again and "work faster" to address pollution caused by coal burning. His words...

Marine life adding to global warming by generating methane in Pacific

Microbes are generating a vast pool of marine methane that is contributing to global warming, a British team of scientists has confirmed. Scientists from Queen...

California faces more heavy rain after storm that left three people dead

Further heavy rain is forecast for California after a huge Pacific storm left three people dead, and forced hundreds to leave their homes. The National...

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Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...
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