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Climate change: Australia fires will be ‘normal’ in warmer world

Image copyright Getty Images UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a taste of what the world will experience as temperatures rise. Prof Richard Betts from the Met Office Hadley Centre said we are “seeing a sign of what would be normal

How This App Could Transform Diabetes Management For Millions Across T…

Cyndi Williams (right) and Isabella Degen (left), Co-Founders ISCF Medicines Manufacturing Round 2 … [+] Winners Quintech, 16th January 2019 Jim Johnston For millions of people living with diabetes around the world, insulin is a daily lifeline. But it’s believed that a staggering 92%

How social media provided the world with a window to the crisis

As fires rage across three Australian states, devastating towns, businesses and the lives of the people that support them, helpless onlookers have taken to social media to express their grief and to illustrate the crisis. Here is a collection of Tweets spanning the affected

What you can do in 2020 to keep the world from burning up: Don Pittis

Just before Christmas, two Australian firefighters died battling a blaze spurred by record high temperatures that have swept the country — just as the government was celebrating rising coal exports. For people trying to take action against climate change in 2020, it is easy to be

Lebanon heads for meltdown as protesters keep returning to streets | W…

In mid-December, a month and a half into protests that have crippled Lebanon and placed its political class in the dock, a priest caused a stir by telling his congregation to start stockpiling food. The coming three years would be difficult, the cleric in

ROA’s graffiti animals from around the world – in pictures | Culture

Belgian graffiti artist ROA is renowned for his colossal monochrome works of endemic and endangered animals adorning buildings around the world. Codex, published by Lannoo, documents his work across four continents and calls attention to the interaction of humans and nature and the environment

Lebanon protests: 40 injured as violence flares again in Beirut | Worl…

Lebanese security forces have fired rubber bullets, tear gas and used water cannons to disperse anti-government protesters from the centre of Beirut. The violence, which started on Saturday and lasted in the early hours of Sunday, was some of the worst since the demonstrations

Chilean plane en route to Antarctica disappears with 38 on board

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chile’s air force operates three C-130 transport planes A military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile’s air force says. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft took off from Punta Arenas at 16:55

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Essex lorry deaths: last of bodies returned to Vietnam | World news

The remains of the last 23 of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a lorry near London in October have been brought to Vietnam. The remains of the 23 victims arrived at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi early on Saturday, a local government official