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Fenninger wins 2nd straight World Cup title; Hirscher his 4th

Fenninger win World Cup

In this edition of Gravity we go to the French ski resort of Méribel as the World Cup draws to a close. The Giant Slalom was run on the Roc ...

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Shark attack kills German tourist at Red Sea resort in Egypt

Shark attack

A German tourist has been killed in a rare shark attack off an Egyptian Red Sea resort, police say. The shark reportedly bit off the 52-year-old man’s leg at the ...

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Chinese Official Warns About Impact of Climate Change

Climate change China official

Climate change could have a “huge impact” on China, reducing crop yields and harming the environment, the country’s top weather scientist has warned, in a rare official admission. Zheng Guogang ...

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Ted Cruz to be first to announce 2016 bid

Senator Ted Cruz US

Senator Ted Cruz is to set out on Monday his plans to run for the US presidency in 2016, according to advisers. The 44-year-old Texan is expected to announce his ...

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US urges vigilance after ‘IS online threat’ to military

US urges vigilance IS online threat military

The US military has called for “vigilance” after an online threat was allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 of its personnel. A list of names and addresses ...

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Syria rebels capture crew of downed military helicopter

Syria rebels helicopter

A Syrian government helicopter has crashed in a rebel-held area in the country’s north-west, activists say. The helicopter went down in Jabal al-Zawiya in Idlib province, an area held by ...

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Cuban officials jailed over egg black market scam

Cuban officials eggs market

A court in Cuba has jailed 18 government officials for between five and 15 years for stealing more than eight million eggs and selling them on the black market. State ...

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Mexico: Torture victim freed after 23 years in prison

Mexico Supreme Court

The Mexican Supreme Court has ordered the release of Alfonso Martin del Campo Dodd, a Mexican-American who was jailed in 1992 for the murder of his sister and brother-in-law. The ...

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Broadcasters and politicians FINALLY reach agreement on televised debates

Election debates agreement

Broadcasters say a deal over the TV election debates has been reached, with PM David Cameron taking part in one with seven party leaders but no head-to-head with Labour’s Ed ...

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50g of sugar per day to be healthy? Easier said than done!

sugar per day to be healthy

The World Health Organisation suggests that adults should eat no more than 50 grams of sugar (12 teaspoons) per day to avoid the risks of obesity and tooth decay. The ...

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