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Illegal hunting threatens songbird prized as delicacy: study

PARIS: Every year, nearly five million breeding pairs of ortolan buntings – a type of tiny songbird classified as endangered in several countries – migrate from Europe to Africa for the winter. About 300,000 of the birds pass through southwestern France, where they fall prey to hunters who for decades ...

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Austrian tabloid offers trip to Ibiza after scandal

IBIZA: An Austrian tabloid is offering a lottery to win a trip to the luxury villa where a hidden camera caught a far-right leader in a sting that forced the collapse of the government. The video, filmed on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza in 2017, led to Heinz-Christian Strache’s ...

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The Moon is shrinking

The Moon is steadily shrinking, causing wrinkling on its surface and quakes, according to an analysis of imagery captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) published. A survey of more than 12,000 images revealed that lunar basin Mare Frigoris near the Moon’s north pole – one of many vast basins ...

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World’s smallest ever baby boy gets to go home

The world’s smallest baby boy, who was born in October in Japan weighing only as much as an apple, is now ready for the outside world, his doctor said. Ryusuke Sekiya was delivered via emergency Caesarean section, after 24 weeks and five days of pregnancy as his mother Toshiko experienced ...

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Be more productive

Any professional will tell you that having a work routine is what makes most not want to hit the snooze button on the alarm. Eating breakfast, wearing your work clothes, and the commute all play into the motivation to get to work and do something productive by the end of ...

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Holland man completes world’s longest electric car trip

SYDNEY: A Holland man has completed 95,000 kilometre trip on his electric car in Sydney to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change. Wiebe Wakker drove his car nicknamed “The Blue Bandit” across 33 countries. The trip that was funded by public donations took over three years ...

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Bad diets kill 11 million people annually: study

Unhealthy diets are responsible for the deaths of 11 million people globally per year, even more than smoking tobacco, according to a study. But the biggest problem is not the junk we eat but the nutritious food we don’t eat, say researchers, calling for a global shift in policy to ...

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Signs of psychopath partner

People with a personality disorder, remorseless mind frame, violent tendencies and careless about ethics. Psychopaths do exist in real life. Here are 8 common traits that will help you to identify that your partner is a psychopath. Too serious too soon Is someone on the second date talking about true ...

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Horoscope 2019: What to expect from the new year

Aries – March 20 – April 19 The final months of 2018 may have been frustrating. However, your ruling planet Mars’ move into Aries on January 1 – to remain until mid-February – kick-starts a year of wonderful events. What arises not only makes up for past disappointments, new ideas ...

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