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Nine people killed by landslide as India battles heavy monsoon rains

Nine people have been killed in a landslide in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh after boulders fell and hit a vehicle they were travelling in. News agency ANI reported that the vehicle was carrying 11 people and the two survivors were injured in the incident. Citing the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), the agency said officers went to the site near Badseri Village, in Kinnaur, to conduct a rescue […]

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‘The infrastructure can’t cope’: South African healthcare workers struggle to deal with third wave

Dr Angelique Coetzee is a GP in the South African capital Pretoria, where she has run a family clinic for the past 33 years.But she has never known anything like COVID-19. She said: "If you have never been in such a situation, you can't imagine what it is like. We've been dealing with 30 or 40 positive cases every day. The pressure is extreme."If you look at a country like […]

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More than 500 protesters missing after Cuba demonstrations, activists say

Two weeks after the largest anti-government demonstrations in decades in Cuba, activist groups say more than 500 protestors are still missing.Thousands of people across the island marched through the streets in several towns and cities on 11 July, calling for democracy and sweeping economic reform in the country amid major food and medicine shortages. Scores of people were arrested by plain clothes police officers and many families say they still […]

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Tokyo 2020: Team GB’s Bradly Sinden takes silver after losing in the men’s 68kg taekwondo final

Bradly Sinden has taken silver in Tokyo after losing to Uzebekistan's Ulugbek Rashitov in the men's 68kg taekwondo final.Rashitov beat Sinden 34-29 at the Makuhari Messe Hall on Sunday, narrowly missing out on Team GB's first gold medal of the Games. Sinden, the reigning world champion, from Doncaster, was guaranteed a silver after beating China's Zhao Shuai in the semi-finals earlier in the day.But despite his 19-year-old opponent being seeded […]

today25/07/2021

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Belgium devastated by flooding for second time in just over a week

Belgium has been hit by floods for the second time in just over a week.The provinces of Namur and Walloon Brabant southeast of the capital city Brussels were among the worst hit, after thunderstorms and heavy rain reached the country on Saturday.[embedded content] In Dinant, in the Walloon region, heavy rainfall washed away cars, leaving them strewn across the town.Deputy mayor Robert Closset said no deaths or injuries had been […]

today25/07/2021

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Budapest Pride event: ‘A familiar blend of fun from the day and fear for the future’

The Pride march that snaked its way through Budapest was about much more than just celebrating the city's LGBT+ community. This was a raucous blend of party and protest. The party was obvious - a blend of lots of people, plenty of noise, a sense of collective purpose and the beating sunshine. As for the protest - that was pointed at Hungary's adoption of new rules to restrict what the government […]

today24/07/2021

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British and Irish Lions win first test over South Africa after tense second-half comeback

The British and Irish Lions rugby team has triumphed over South Africa in a tense 22-17 victory after trailing in the first half.A try from Luke Cowan-Dickie in the second half sparked a Lions comeback in Cape Town after finishing the first half 12-3 down thanks to South African Handre Pollard kicking four penalties. It was only South Africa's second international since winning the 2019 World Cup but they looked […]

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High cholesterol in middle-age increases dementia risk when older, major study finds

People who have high cholesterol levels in middle-age are at an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, a major new study has found.The study, which monitored more than 1.8 million adults in the UK, provides the strongest evidence so far on the relationship between blood cholesterol and dementia and Alzheimer's disease. It found raised levels of a particular type of cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), were linked to an […]

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‘A life bound to nature’s pulse is getting harder’: The Arctic reindeer herder whose livelihood is threatened by warmer winters

Slava Kemlil is waiting for us on the dock in the Arctic town of Chersky.  He's been there applying for government grants but it is not where he feels at home. Home is in the tundra with his reindeer. "You can relax there," he says. "You can breathe the fresh air. In the settlement there are four walls and a lot of paperwork." Kemlil belongs to the Chukchi nation from […]

today24/07/2021

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Thousands march in Sydney against latest lockdown restrictions amid COVID surge

Thousands of protesters have marched on the streets of Sydney, and other Australian cities, against the latest round of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions - despite a surge in cases.The maskless group walked between central Sydney's Victoria Park and Town Hall, carrying signs demanding "freedom" and "the truth". Mounted officers and riot police oversaw the COVID-19 protests, which has earlier been designated as an unauthorised protest. Image: There were several arrests in […]

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