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Mudslides cover streets of Italian town

Mudslides covered streets in the town of Bitti in Italy’s Sardinia after the area was struck by a storm on Saturday. The small town in...

Welsh firm creates jobs in West Virginia in ‘clean energy’ scheme

A UK technology company plans to build a new facility in the US state of West Virginia that officials said is expected to create...

Dozens dead in Central America as weakened Eta wreaks havoc

The rain-heavy remains of Hurricane Eta flooded homes from Panama to Guatemala on Thursday as the death toll from the storm system across Central...

Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides

Tropical Storm Eta is spinning through northern Nicaragua after lashing the country’s Caribbean coast for much of the past day, with floodwater isolating already...

Fears for wildlife as giant iceberg floats toward South Georgia

A giant iceberg the size of Somerset is floating toward the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, raising fears it could indirectly endanger wildlife. The British...

Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides

Tropical Storm Eta is spinning through northern Nicaragua after lashing the country’s Caribbean coast for much of the past day, with floodwater isolating already...

Hurricane warning for Louisiana as powerful storm swirls over Mexico

The US state of Louisiana is once again under a hurricane warning as a powerful storm swirled across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on a path...

White rhino born at Disney World

A 150-pound white rhinoceros was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in Florida over the weekend. The as-yet-named rhino was...

Rescuers search for 22 buried as Vietnam landslide hits army camp

A landslide in central Vietnam on Sunday buried at least 22 army personnel, just a week after another landslide killed 13 people as heavy...

Climate change means more weather disasters every year, UN report warns

The UN weather agency has warned that the number of people who need international humanitarian help could increase sharply as a result of climate...

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Doctor says he did the best he could for Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona’s doctor Leopoldo Luque says he did the best he could for the World Cup winner and is not responsible for his death. Maradona...

US may see ‘surge upon surge’ of virus in weeks ahead, Fauci warns

The top infectious disease expert in the US has said the country may see “surge upon surge” of coronavirus over the coming weeks, and...

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ ready to fly to new home

An elephant dubbed the “world’s loneliest” after languishing alone for years at a zoo in Pakistan has been readied for his flight to a...

Hong Kong to close schools amid virus surge

Hong Kong has reported 115 new coronavirus infections, the first time it has seen cases reach triple digits since August 2. The government has also...

Bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr ends in a draw

Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr fought to an unofficial draw as they turned back the clock in an exhibition bout in Los Angeles. Former...
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