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US & World

UN climate talks extended due to sticking points in Poland

Image copyrightGetty Images Climate talks in Poland have continued through the night as negotiators try to agree the next steps forward for the Paris climate agreement. Thousands of delegates worked well past the official deadline for reaching a deal but key sticking points remain. Rows continue over the issue of paying poorer countries for damage […]

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Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka's disputed PM resigns amid crisis

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Ukraine Orthodox priests to establish independent church

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Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

104822578 050305419 - Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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Yemen war: Can ceasefire deal finally bring peace?

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Health

Do autistic people 'get' jokes?

Originally dubbed “little professors” by Viennese paediatrician Hans Asperger, autistic people have often been thought to be a rather serious bunch. So do autistic people even have a sense of humour? A new BBC podcast, 1800 Seconds on Autism, aims to dispel that no-humour myth, among other assumptions – with razor-sharp wit running through it. […]

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'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

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Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG

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Breast cancer screening error 'overstated'

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Technology

New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos

Image copyright Reuters Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted. It said several third-party apps had access to “a broader set of photos than usual” for 12 days in September. It is the latest in a series of data breaches […]

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Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed

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Tumblr returns to App Store after porn ban

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Half of UK homes could get faster broadband

104802399 mediaitem104802398 - Plan for food waste to be separated
Science/Nature

Plan for food waste to be separated

All households in England may be obliged to collect food waste in a separate caddy under plans to be announced next week. Ministers are backing the idea, but will offer it for consultation before any changes happen. The scheme will reduce greenhouse gases from landfill, but could lead to less frequent collections of general household […]

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Ancient life may be easier to find on Mars

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrive with Nasa’s next Mars rover through Jezero CraterIt could be easier to detect the signs of ancient life on Mars than it is on Earth, say scientists connected with Nasa’s next rover mission. The six-wheeled robot is due to touch down on the Red Planet in […]

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo: The view from the edge of space

The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has successfully rocketed to the edge of space and back. The firm’s SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket ship reached a height of 82.7km, beyond the altitude at which US agencies have awarded astronaut wings. sponsored advertisement: Credited Source link

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