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Wave of plastic pollution off coast of Dominican Republic shows extent of global damage

Wave of plastic pollution off coast of Dominican Republic shows extent of global damage

Wave of plastic pollution off coast of Dominican Republic shows extent of global damage
Activist group Parley has collected thirty tonnes of plastic in only three days

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Author : Maya Yagoda
Publish date : 2018-07-20 19:31:47
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A day in the life of a ranger — keeping the kiwi safe

A day in the life of a ranger — keeping the kiwi safe

A day in the life of a ranger — keeping the kiwi safe
Kiwis for kiwi and their rangers are charged with the protection of this endangered bird. Here they talk about their role and the importance of predator-free islands

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Publish date : 2018-07-20 14:56:00
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Tour de France 2018 live stream sites that let fans watch online for free pose new type of cyber threat

Tour de France 2018 live stream sites that let fans watch online for free pose new type of cyber threat

Tour de France 2018 live stream sites that let fans watch online for free pose new type of cyber threat
Websites with links offering free ways to watch Stage 13 of the Tour de France from Bourg d'Oisans to Valence may be risky

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Author : Anthony Cuthbertson
Publish date : 2018-07-20 10:55:00
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Norse mythology is enjoying an unlikely renaissance in popular culture

Norse mythology is enjoying an unlikely renaissance in popular culture

Norse mythology is enjoying an unlikely renaissance in popular culture
The myths are brutal tales of survival and war set against a cold, dark backdrop often stained with blood. So why are we so rapt by their retellings? David Barnett finds out

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Author : David Barnett
Publish date : 2018-07-19 21:30:35
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Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 97

Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 97

Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 97
Veteran was just short of his 18th birthday when in 1939 he signed up to become a Spitfire pilot

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Author : Henry Austin
Publish date : 2018-07-20 00:22:00
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Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas wins Alpe d'Huez climb to extend lead over Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin

Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas wins Alpe d'Huez climb to extend lead over Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin

Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas wins Alpe d'Huez climb to extend lead over Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin
Thomas strengthened his hold on the yellow jersey after the last and most feared Alps stage

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Author : Andrew Dampf
Publish date : 2018-07-19 16:33:53
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Clock Dance by Anne Tyler, review: Less nuanced than her best work, but you still root for Tyler's heroine

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler, review: Less nuanced than her best work, but you still root for Tyler's heroine

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler, review: Less nuanced than her best work, but you still root for Tyler's heroine
The bestselling novelist returns with a work of two halves – but after a jerky start, it reels you in

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Author : Lucy Scholes
Publish date : 2018-07-19 13:09:00
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Long-term fall in crime is over as statistics show spike in robbery and murder

Jon Lansman: Momentum founder to run for Labour general secretary as rival groups vie for power

Long-term fall in crime is over as statistics show spike in robbery and murder
Murder and robbery are increasing in England and Wales as a long-term fall in crime comes to an end, statistics show.

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