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  • Eat, pray, farm: US churches turn faith lands into food

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    Eat, pray, farm: US churches turn faith lands into food

    BALTIMORE, Sept 20 — As Baltimore was convulsed by protests in 2015 over the death of a young black man in police custody, a handful of people in the eastern US city started...

  • Indonesia’s ‘Paris of Java’ on high-tech mission to cut emissions

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    Indonesia’s ‘Paris of Java’ on high-tech mission to cut emissions

    BANDUNG, Sept 20 — At the entrance to the spaceship-like command centre for the Indonesian city of Bandung, all workers remove their shoes before starting their shift, the...

  • Ghost properties: Cruel legacy of Venezuela’s migration crisis

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    Ghost properties: Cruel legacy of Venezuela’s migration crisis

  • Duchess Meghan joined by her mother for launch of London Grenfell cookbook

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    Duchess Meghan joined by her mother for launch of London Grenfell cookbook

  • Giving birth in Afghanistan: Inside MSF’s ‘baby factory’

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    Giving birth in Afghanistan: Inside MSF’s ‘baby factory’

  • A disabled Venezuelan’s treatment odyssey to Colombia

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    A disabled Venezuelan’s treatment odyssey to Colombia

  • Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Daisy Johnson on Man Booker shortlist

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    Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Daisy Johnson on Man Booker shortlist

  • Removing ‘zombie’ cells deters Alzheimer’s in mice, study shows

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    Removing ‘zombie’ cells deters Alzheimer’s in mice, study shows

  • Taking back carbon ‘imperative’ to stop planet overheating, backers say

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    Taking back carbon ‘imperative’ to stop planet overheating, backers say

  • Alberta Ferrett’s soft-toned urban explorers open Milan Fashion Week

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    Alberta Ferrett’s soft-toned urban explorers open Milan Fashion Week

  • Are Chrissy Teigen and Becca Cosmetics working on a third collaboration?

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    Are Chrissy Teigen and Becca Cosmetics working on a third collaboration?

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    Nigeria's black magic curse

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    How microplastics enter food chain

  • LA bans fur sales

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    LA bans fur sales

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    Unusual way microplastics may enter food chain

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  • Adidas Soccer unveils new Spectral Mode pack

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    Adidas Soccer unveils new Spectral Mode pack

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 — Adidas Soccer has unveiled its new Spectral Mode pack, which features new colourways of some of its most popular styles. The pack includes a new colourway...

  • Hotspots, not trouble spots: Africa seeks tourism boom

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    Hotspots, not trouble spots: Africa seeks tourism boom

    CAPE TOWN, Sept 20 — Africa draws just five per cent of the world’s tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris and...

  • Scientists hopeful of finding James Cook's Endeavour

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    Scientists hopeful of finding James Cook's Endeavour

    SYDNEY, Sept 20 — The centuries-long hunt for the remains of famed ship the Endeavour — the vessel used by James Cook on a voyage of discovery to Australia and New Zealand —...

  • Tiffany & Co shows new engagement ring cut to collection

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    Tiffany & Co shows new engagement ring cut to collection

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 — American jewellery giant Tiffany & Co has unveiled a new engagement ring style — the first new diamond cut to join the brand's range in over a decade....

  • Mexico ranch helps American bison make comeback

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    Mexico ranch helps American bison make comeback

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 20 — Hundreds of years ago, the American bison roamed freely across the widest natural range of any herbivore on the continent — a vast habitat extending...

  • Even moderate warming could melt Antarctic ice sheet, study reveals

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    Even moderate warming could melt Antarctic ice sheet, study reveals

    LONDON, Sept 20 — Moderate global temperature rises of just two degrees Celsius could still be enough to melt parts of the largest ice sheet on Earth and raise sea levels by...

  • Is childhood proximity to green space linked to fewer respiratory issues in adulthood?

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    Is childhood proximity to green space linked to fewer respiratory issues in adulthood?

    PARIS, Sept 20 — New research presented yesterday at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2018 has found that growing up near green spaces may be connected to...

  • Ancient Greece-inspired erotic art sparks debate in Spain

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    Ancient Greece-inspired erotic art sparks debate in Spain

    VALENCIA, Sept 20 — Explicitly erotic sculptures inspired by ancient Greek ceramic art are making waves at a marina in the Spanish city of Valencia. By local artist Antoni Miro,...

  • Luxury hotel built inside disused quarry set to open outside Shanghai

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    Luxury hotel built inside disused quarry set to open outside Shanghai

    SHANGHAI, Sept 20 — A luxury hotel carved dramatically into the rock face of an underground quarry, complete with bungee jumping, rock climbing and underwater...

  • Resistance training could help treat and prevent child obesity

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    Resistance training could help treat and prevent child obesity

    LONDON, June 19 — A new review has found that strength-based exercises, such as squats, lunges, and push-ups, could be an effective way to reduce obesity in children. Carried...

  • Bright and frilly: Designers unveil Brexit wardrobe

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    Bright and frilly: Designers unveil Brexit wardrobe

    LONDON, Sept 19 — If you have been wondering what to wear when Britain leaves the European Union next spring, here are some pointers: Hot pink, skirts slashed at the thigh and...

  • Study links air pollution to higher risk of dementia

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    Study links air pollution to higher risk of dementia

    PARIS, Sept 19 — Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published today. The link remained even after...

  • Che Guevara poster artist looks back on 50 revolutionary years

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    Che Guevara poster artist looks back on 50 revolutionary years

    DUBLIN, Sept 19 — Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its...

  • Scotland sets sights on slavery as more Vietnamese chase ‘pot of gold’

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    Scotland sets sights on slavery as more Vietnamese chase ‘pot of gold’

    GLASGOW, Sept 19 — After decades spent battling an influx of heroin, some of Scotland’s top cops are now striving to get to grips with another troubling import — modern-day...

  • Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products

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    Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 — The city of Los Angeles, a leading centre of the world’s fashion industry, moved yesterday toward becoming the largest US metropolis to outlaw the sale...

  • Nigeria’s trafficking curse: The battle to dispel the black magic behind sex slavery

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    Nigeria’s trafficking curse: The battle to dispel the black magic behind sex slavery

    BENIN CITY (Nigeria), Sept 19 — When Florence broke out in lesions on her face, she was convinced it was because she had crossed a black magic curse cast on her as she left...

  • Medicube’s Red Line could be your solution to sensitive and irritable skin

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    Medicube’s Red Line could be your solution to sensitive and irritable skin

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Caring for sensitive and troubled skin can be a real struggle especially when it comes to selecting the right skincare that will not irritate your...

  • New York expo on conspiracy theories aims to capture zeitgeist

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    New York expo on conspiracy theories aims to capture zeitgeist

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 — The Kennedy assassination, Watergate, 911 and the war in Iraq: All these landmark events in US history fuelled public suspicions about the elites and...

  • Flamenco star Galvan herds cats in new circus show

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    Flamenco star Galvan herds cats in new circus show

    PARIS, Sept 19 — Israel Galvan, the brooding star of modern flamenco, is used to conjuring up miracles on stage. But in his new show Galvan has to herd cats. The Spanish dancer...