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How cheap dockless hire bikes are flooding the world

Image copyright Alex Borwick Image caption Bike-sharing is set to revolutionise transport across the world, as it already has done in Shanghai Cycling around cities may have been pioneered by the Dutch, but a new high-tech way of hiring bicycles is bidding to bringing a pedal power revolution to cities ...

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Eurovision: SuRie left ‘bruised’ after stage invasion

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: A man interrupts the UK’s Eurovision entry in Lisbon SuRie has revealed she has some bruises on her hands after a man invaded the stage during her Eurovision performance on Saturday. The man grabbed the microphone while the singer, representing the ...

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India MP Shashi Tharoor charged over wife’s death

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in her hotel room in January 2014 Indian MP and former UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor has been charged with aiding his wife’s suicide in 2014. Sunanda Pushkar’s unexplained death was initially treated as suicide, but police later said she had ...

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Funding doubled for Tessa Jowell research

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDame Tessa Jowell: From social worker to London 2012 The Prime Minister has said she hopes government funding for brain cancer research will create a “lasting legacy” for Dame Tessa Jowell, who died on Saturday aged 70. Theresa May confirmed the government ...

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Volcano Kilauea: What stops eruptions of lava?

Image copyright US Geological Survey Lava reaching temperatures of 1,000C and plumes of poisonous gas shooting up through cracks in the ground have forced hundreds of people on Big Island, Hawaii, to evacuate their homes. After the Kilauea volcano – one of the most active volcanoes in the world – ...

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Family of 6 suicide bombers attacks Indonesia churches

SURABAYA, Indonesia — A coordinated suicide bomb attack carried out by members of the same family struck three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city on Sunday, police said, as the world’s most populous Muslim nation recoiled in horror at one of the worst attacks on its Christian minority. ...

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Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTessa Jowell opens up about living with brain cancer Former Labour cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell has died aged 70, her family has said. Dame Tessa, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in May last year, suffered a haemorrhage on Friday, and ...

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Church bombings in Indonesia’s Surabaya leave 10 dead

Image copyright EPA Image caption The attacks were carried out within minutes of each other Suicide bombers have attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya, killing at least 10 people. Around 40 others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so ...

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New York Focus: May 6 – May 12, 2018

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Rich List 2018: Jim Ratcliffe is UK’s richest man

Image copyright Reuters A businessman who grew up in a council house near Manchester is the richest person in the UK, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Jim Ratcliffe, who founded chemical firm Ineos, topped the list with an estimated worth of £21.05bn – after coming 18th last year. ...

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