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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

Inside M Squared: the Glasgow firm making the world’s purest light – T…

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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

3 US women surf for 2 Olympic berths, world championship

The World Surf League’s 2019 women’s championship tour is heading for a high-stakes finish wrapped up in red, white and blue. Three Americans — Carissa Moore, Lakey Peterson and Caroline Marks — will be surfing for their country’s two Olympic berths as well as

The Copenhagen house that’s probably the best children’s home in the w…

A dolls’ house with shutters on the windows and tendrils of ivy painted on the walls stands opposite a dressing table adorned with stickers, trinkets and coloured hair-clips. The room’s occupant is gesturing with sparkly nails, giving a tour of the premises and explaining

Sydney university students urged to leave Hong Kong | World news

The University of Sydney has urged Australian students on exchange in Hong Kong to return home as pro-democracy protests intensify on university campuses, the ABC is reporting. The university has written to students after Hong Kong University and other institutions suspended classes for the