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World's coffee under threat, say experts  BBC News

The first full assessment of risks to the world's coffee plants shows that 60% of 124 known species are on the edge of extinction. More than 100 types of coffee ...

Which is the world's most vegan city?  The Guardian

Portland has a vegan strip club, Palitana is a meat-free zone and Bristol makes the most vegan-related Google searches, but what makes a city vegan-friendly?

Climate Forecast: World Is "Sleepwalking into Catastrophe"  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

Surgeon performs world's first remote operation using '5G surgery' on animal in China  The Independent

A surgeon in China has performed the world's first remote operation using 5G technology, according to local reports. The doctor in the southeastern province of ...

The world's funniest wedding photos - News  The Telegraph

It's quick and easy to create your Telegraph account; You will also be able to comment on articles, read a Premium article per week and sign up to our ...

Fyre Festival: Inside the world's biggest festival flop  BBC News

Fyre Festival was the most talked about festival experience of 2017, but not because anyone had any fun there. Advertised by famous faces including Kendall ...

Car bomb kills at least 10 at police academy in Bogotá  The Guardian

Blast also injured more than 50 people, but authorities have yet to suggest who was behind the attack.

Portugal plans special lanes for Britons in airports after Brexit  The Guardian

Portugal plans to open dedicated corridors in its airports so British tourists continue to get fast-track access after Brexit whether the UK leaves with or without a ...

The Overlooked Organisms That Keep Challenging Our Assumptions About Life  The Atlantic

Gorgeous and weird, lichens have pushed the boundaries of our understanding of nature—and our way of studying it.

Lead Designer Q&A: 'World Of Warcraft' Mythic Plus Dungeon And Competition Changes  Forbes

Semifinals competition in the World of Warcraft Mythic Dungeon Invitational (now International).Heather Newman. Blizzard Entertainment announced today that ...

Jacob Stockdale: Ireland and Ulster star the world's best wing - Monye  BBC Sport

Ireland and Ulster star Jacob Stockdale is currently the best in his position in the world, says former Lions and England wing Ugo Monye.

Latest migrant caravan marches on as Trump again demands border wall  The Guardian

The latest group set off from the notoriously violent Honduran city of San Pedro Sula at the start of this week.

What world made of Bercow's performance  Sky News

Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.

Mystery surrounds world record trout catch  New Zealand Herald

A "monster" world-record 25kg trout is believed to have been caught in a South Island hydro canal - but the lucky fisherman is lying low. Fish and Game Central ...

Israeli museum to remove McJesus sculpture after protests  The Guardian

Work depicting Ronald McDonald as crucified Jesus has sparked violence in Haifa.

Rescuers in Spain intensify efforts to reach toddler trapped in borehole  The Guardian

Two-year-old Julen Roselló fell down 100-metre shaft near Málaga for four days.

Blood Moon 2019: End of the world coming as moon turns RED – shock claim

THE upcoming blood moon is a message to America and will signify the END OF THE WORLD, according to a prominent Rabbi in Israel.

SAS soldier storms hotel in Kenya attack as world hails him a HERO - see the moment

The SAS man, who was training the Kenyan military at the time, helped to save civilians when he tackled terrorists in the Nairobi hotel attack on Tuesday.

Swiss Swiss, bish: Inside the world of competitive cheesemongering  The Takeout

It's 6 p.m. on a Sunday night in San Francisco, and I'm surrounded by people screaming animal noises.

Turning stale bread into ice-cream won’t save the world – but won’t do any harm, either  The Guardian

A small but steady movement of chefs is already having a go at turning kitchen waste into something new, the most appealing of which is savoury ice-cream.

Life at the End of the World | By Wendie Renard  The Players' Tribune

here I'm from, we call it The End of the World. Nothing but the sea in front of you. And a giant mountain at your back. It's a part of Martinique called Le Prêcheur.

John Deere wants to remind the world that it’s a tech company  Engadget

John Deere has been to CES before. The company known for its dark green tractors with the yellow deer on them has rubbed shoulders with the smart TVs, ...

World's 'loneliest' frog finally gets a date after decade alone  Evening Standard

A frog that was believed to be the last of its kind in the world finally has a partner after more than a decade searching for romance. Romeo, known as the world's ...

Iranian state television anchor arrested after flying into the US  The Guardian

Press TV's Marzieh Hashemi, born Melanie Franklin of New Orleans, was detained after arriving in St Louis.

World War 3: CIA insider reveals China’s ‘CHECKMATE’ move to crush US

CHINA is aware of two things the US is “dependent on” should military action break out and has the ability to neutralise both, a former CIA head has revealed.

Feud with Canada is damaging China’s reputation in the world, ambassador warns  Financial Post

Canada's ambassador to China warned that the spiralling diplomatic feud between the nations was damaging Beijing's reputation, as the U.S. joined countries ...

China has some of world's most advanced weapon systems, Pentagon warns  The Guardian

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems – and in some cases already has surpassed its rivals, a Pentagon ...

Malaysia revises school textbook that tells girls sex is shameful  The Guardian

The Malaysian education ministry has ordered the removal of a page from a school textbook which warned young girls that having sex would bring shame on ...

Civilians beaten and abducted in major Zimbabwe crackdown  The Guardian

Police and military have launched a massive crackdown in Zimbabwe after what appears to be have been a widespread breakdown of public order linked to ...

New Zealand's obsession with rowdy tourists captures world's attention  Newshub

New Zealand's news has been dominated by a family of rowdy British holidaymakers this past week, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by the world. From Reuters, to ...

Fortnite becomes the top-grossing free game in the world after raking in $2.4 BILLION in 2018  Daily Mail

A new report from gaming data firm SuperData found that the massively successful battle royale game was the top-grossing free-to-play game in the world in ...

Last year called world's fourth warmest  Western Producer

OSLO, Norway (Reuters) — Last year was the fourth warmest on record, extending a scorching streak driven by a buildup of man-made greenhouse gases, the.

UK’s AFC Energy launches CH2ARGE - world’s first hydrogen fuel cell electric car charger  AutoExpress

*Fresh* take on EV charging sees hydrogen fuel cell used to replenish EV batteries; tech allows for off-grid charging.

Where in the world is the Queen's golden Wii?

Nearly a decade ago, video games publisher THQ thought up a clever PR stunt for its latest Wii game.The mediocre mini-game compilation was aimed at the ...

World's First Robot Hotel Fires Half Of Its Robots  Forbes

A robot hotel in Japan has culled more than half of its robotic workforce since it launched, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Monday.

Deep Blue, one of world's largest great white sharks, possibly spotted off Hawaiian coast  WLS-TV

Shark fans are buzzing about a possible sighting of Deep Blue, widely believed to be one of the world's largest great whites, off the Hawaiian coast earlier this ...

Ten threats to global health in 2019  World Health Organization

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of ...

World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases  ABC News

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has reached 600 confirmed cases in five months, health officials said. Since the outbreak was ...

A test rocket for the world's first artificial meteor shower in 2020 flew over Japan tonight  Fast Company

The world is filled with strange and wonderful things, both real (see: Maine's spinning alien ice disk) and fake (see: Thailand's artificial rain and China's fake ...

Built to Separate: Border Barriers Around the World  The Atlantic

As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.

World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Changes Voting to Find New Winners  Eater

Last year, the World's 50 Best Restaurants list seemingly decided that it wanted to do better. Through a September statement from director Hélène Pietrini, the ...

South Korea Transformed Itself Into the World's Top Storage Market, but Can It Last? | GTM Squared  Greentech Media

Author's note: This marks the third entry in our globetrotting series profiling the world's top storage markets. The first entry explores how storage developers ...

Dolls from around the world find new home in Amherstburg  Windsor Star

What could be the largest international doll collection in Ontario will be shown at the Gordon House in Amherstburg.

Four Americans killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis  The Guardian

Two US soldiers, a defence department civilian official and contractor were killed, US Central Command confirms.

Lyon university EXPLOSION: Fireballs erupt in in France - AVOID area

A HUGE blaze has broken out following an explosion at the University of Lyon in France, leaving three people injured.

Climate change: Belgium students skip school to demand action  BBC News

Thousands of students skip school in Belgium to join a march demanding action on climate change.

China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout  BBC News

Seeds taken up to the Moon by China's Chang'e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter ...

Periodic table found at St Andrews University 'is world's oldest'  BBC News

Experts who dated the teaching chart found at St Andrews University said it was printed between 1879 and 1886.

Less beef, more beans: Experts say the world needs a new diet  Business Insider

The report says red meat consumption, on average, needs to be slashed by half globally.

The Man Behind Billionaires' Row Battles to Sell the World's Tallest Condo  The Wall Street Journal

Extell's Gary Barnett remade Manhattan's skyline and spurred a supertall-tower boom with One57. In a faltering real-estate market, he's hoping to sell the ...

The richest people in the world live in this city (it’s not Hong Kong or London)  MarketWatch

Where the wealthiest people in the world live is quickly changing.

Most of the world's potatoes have severe DEPRESSION, study reveals  Mirror Online

Next time you're tucking into a portion of chips, spare a thought for the potatoes!

World's permafrost warming, with Siberia rising the most: study

Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 C over a decade.

Looking at Things Positively Will Make World Better: SC Advises Prashant Bhushan to Shun Negativity  News18

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices L N Rao and S K Kaul told this to Bhushan during the hearing of a matter related to the appointment ...

Breaking down the crowded field for No. 1 golfer in the world  ESPN

Justin Rose achieved the No. 1 ranking in the world while losing a tournament in a playoff; then by winning one in a playoff; and yet again by doing absolutely ...

White House delegation cancels Davos trip  CNN

The White House has canceled the planned delegation's trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced ...

New atom smasher would be world's biggest by far

CERN announced plans to build the Future Circular Collider (FCC), a vast particle collider that would dwarf the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Yellowstone volcano: Researcher's 'head east' eruption warning REVEALED

THE YELLOWSTONE volcano could wipe out more than three-quarters of the US in the event of an eruption and a researcher warns that, if it happens, people ...

Ice cream is on the breakfast menu at Give Kids The World. But shop is closing soon.  Orlando Sentinel

KISSIMMEE — At 8:15 a.m., Peggy Starnes scoops the very first ice cream of the day. It seems unnatural to eat sweets before breakfast, especially on a crisp ...

The secret travel club that's been everywhere  BBC News

New York's Explorers Club has inspired adventurers, aquanauts and astronauts for more than a century. But it's now evolving to inspire everyone to make the ...

Alex Morgan, U.S. women ready to take on the world  San Francisco Chronicle

Alex Morgan darted into the box as Mallory Pugh's perfectly timed cross sailed toward the goal. Before the ball could hit the ground, Morgan drove her right foot ...

Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead  BBC News

It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 - a combined plane and airship - was formally retired.

Tiny Indian state proposes world’s biggest experiment with guaranteed income  The Washington Post

NEW DELHI — High in the Himalayas, Sikkim is one of the tiniest states in India. But it is about to embark on an experiment of global interest. Sikkim's ruling ...

The World's Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2019  VinePair

Pack a suitcase, wine lovers. Here are the top 10 wine travel destinations that should be on your radar this year.

Kumbh Mela: How to plan a festival for 100m people  BBC News

India's Kumbh Mela festival is billed as the world's biggest gathering of people. Between now and March organisers expect about 120 million pilgrims to bathe at ...

Head of world’s largest asset manager says stock market has hit a bottom — but this would make it surge  MarketWatch

Larry Fink, CEO of world's largest asset management firm, BlackRock Inc., says that the stock market has probably put in a bottom but that for sentiment to take ...

‘Don’t shoot the British!’ German MEP says BRUSSELS to blame for Brexit

A GERMAN MEP has said he is ready for another Battle of Britain – but unlike in 1940, this time round, he wants to “win back the hearts of the British for Europe”.

Cricket World Cup 2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000  BBC Sport

Cricket World Cup organisers are prepared to take legal action against secondary ticketing sites, with some 2019 tickets being offered at 104 times face value.

US Navy moves toward unleashing killer robot ships on the world's oceans

The Navy is planning to take the first few steps into a radical future, which, if it comes to pass, will upend how the fleet has fought since the Cold War.

How chicken became the rich world’s most popular meat  The Economist

IN A SHED on a poultry farm just outside Colchester, in south-east England, thousands of chickens sit on piles of their own excrement. The facilities will not be ...

Protein mania: the rich world's new diet obsession  The Guardian

The long read: If you're worrying about the amount of protein in your diet, then you're almost certainly eating more than enough.

Australian house prices drop expected to be worst in the world  New Zealand Herald

The tumultuous drop in Australian house prices is reaching historic proportions.

Real Madrid outcast Isco is the best player in the world, says Rafael van der Vaart

Rafael van der Vaart claims Real Madrid midfielder Isco is the "best player in the world" as he struggles for game time at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Thai Lion Air comes out on top of world's fastest growing airlines  The Independent

The world's fastest growing airlines in 2018 have been revealed, with a Thai low cost carrier coming out on top. The research, compiled by Routesonline, said ...

World’s Oldest Known Periodic Table Found During Cleanup of Scottish Lab  Gizmodo

A classroom chart bearing an early version of the periodic table of elements has been discovered in a University of St. Andrews chemistry lab. Dating back to the ...

James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race  BBC News

Nobel Prize-winning American scientist James Watson has been stripped of his honorary titles after repeating comments about race and intelligence. In a TV ...

Rahaf and Hakeem: why has one refugee captured the world's attention while another is left in jail?  The Guardian

When it comes to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun and Hakeem al-Araibi, the reasons are varied but likely include the age-old non-science of what makes news and ...

'Ridiculous': report Ivanka Trump could lead World Bank meets scorn  The Guardian

First daughter's name said to be 'floating around Washington' but it wouldn't be her first unconventional role.

How open-source software took over the world  TechCrunch

It was just five years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis ...

New Year's Eve 2018: celebrations around the world as they happened  The Guardian

And with that, we'll be wrapping up our live blog of New Year's Eve celebrations around the world. From Samoa to Sydney to Santiago, it's been 20 hours of ...

Manchester City v Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Pep Guardiola's side are world's best  BBC Sport

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City are "still the best team in the world", despite his side being top of the Premier League and seven points ...

India scientists dismiss Einstein theories  BBC News

Scientists in India have hit out at speakers at a major conference for making irrational claims, including that ancient Hindus invented stem cell research.

NHL and NHLPA announce that World Cup of Hockey will not be played in 2020  CBS Sports

As we all know by now, the NHL made the controversial decision to pull its players out of the Winter Olympics in 2018. That led to a bunch of unknowns suiting ...

Trump threatens 'national emergency' over wall  BBC News

US President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress. It came after he ...

A neural network can learn to organize the world it sees into concepts—just like we do  MIT Technology Review

Generative adversarial networks are not just good for causing mischief. They can also show us how AI algorithms “think.”

Madagascar pochard: World's rarest bird gets new home  BBC News

The rarest bird in the world - a species of duck called the Madagascar pochard - has been given a new home in time for the new year. An international team of ...

Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star's habitable zone ...

England's U17 World Cup winners - where are they now?  BBC Sport

They wrote their names into the history books. Following on from the likes of Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton and Geoff Hurst in 1966, England's U17 side led by ...

How Amazon became the world's most valuable public company  CNBC

Amazon dominates e-commerce but has many additional growth drivers, including cloud, advertising and Alexa.

German politicians’ personal data leaked online  The Guardian

Huge cache of documents published daily in December but came to light only on Thursday.

Sydney axe attacks: Woman jailed for wounding 7-Eleven customers  BBC News

A woman who randomly attacked two people with an axe in an Australian convenience store has been jailed. Evie Amati, 26, seriously wounded the man and ...

New research shows how Iranian hackers have collaborated to become one of the world's most fearsome hacking forces  CNBC

Cybersecurity company Recorded Future conducted a research study on the history of Iran's hacker culture, its ties to the country's government and mistakes the ...

The five most addictive substances in the world  CNN

Chances are, you've tried at least two of these addictive substances. Here's how they affect your brain.

Inside the world's first vegan hotel suite  Daily Mail

The suite has been created at Hilton's London Bankside hotel, which consulted with The Vegan Society on which vegan-friendly materials to use.

Amazon is now the most valuable company on the planet  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been the wealthiest person on the planet for more than a year. Now, Amazon is the most valuable ...

Russia Buys Quarter of World Yuan Reserves in Shift From Dollar  Bloomberg

Russia's central bank dumped $101 billion in U.S. holdings from its huge reserves, shifting into euros and yuan last spring amid a new round of U.S. sanctions.

What is the Western world's most common genetic disorder?  ITV News

The Western world's most common genetic disorder causes far higher levels of serious disease and disability than previously thought, despite being easy to ...

Veganuary 2019: What it's like to stay in the world's first vegan hotel suite  The Independent

I was all prepared to hate the world's first vegan hotel suite. I was prepared to hate it the way only a journalist who has received one too many “Celebrate ...

World's biggest tobacco company vows to phase out cigarettes  Sky News

In a swish research centre on the edge of a Swiss lake, the world's biggest cigarette company is re-inventing itself. Philip Morris International - which makes ...

Photos: New Year's celebrations around the world  CNN

Revelers ring in 2019 with celebrations spanning the globe. From Sydney's Opera House to New York's Times Square and beyond, fireworks illuminate the night ...