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Ancient sites, paraglides and boat rides: a family adventure on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

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We’re sprawled under mulberry trees on a Turkish divan – a rickety platform strewn with kilim cushions and low tables – wondering how it gets better than this: gorging on freshly squeezed pomegranate juice and traditi...

Swimmer seriously injured by shark off central California coast

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A swimmer was seriously injured in a shark attack on the central California coast on Wednesday, police said. The attack occurred midmorning at Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove, a community along the Monterey Bay co...

Temperatures expected to fall everywhere in UK except south coast

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Temperatures are predicted to drop by nearly 15C in some parts of the UK after the hottest day of the year so far. The UK recorded the hottest day of the year for a third consecutive day on Friday. The Met Office said...

NSW government pledges $500m for faster rail services between Sydney and Central Coast

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The New South Wales government has backed a $1bn rail upgrade between Sydney and the Central Coast that could pave the way for faster train services. The state will work with the federal government on the upgrade, wit...

Wreck of Royal Navy warship sunk in 1682 identified off Norfolk coast

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The wreck of a Royal Navy warship which sank in 1682 while carrying the future king James Stuart has been identified off the coast of Norfolk. The wreckage of HMS Gloucester was actually found in 2007 by two brothers,...

Huge mystery spill detected in Baltic off Swedish coast

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A massive spill of an unknown substance has been detected in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Sweden, the country’s coastguard said on Thursday. Covering a surface area of 30 sq miles (77 sq km) in both Swedish and Fin...

Scientists report ‘heartening’ 30% reduction in plastic pollution on Australia’s coast

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The amount of plastic pollution on Australia’s coast has decreased by up to 30% on average as a result of work by local governments to reduce litter, according to research by Australia’s science agency. Scientists fro...

Scientists discover ‘biggest plant on Earth’ off Western Australian coast

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About 4,500 years ago, a single seed – spawned from two different seagrass species – found itself nestled in a favourable spot somewhere in what is now known as Shark Bay, just off Australia’s west coast. Left to its ...

Endangered tree seedlings planted in secret locations on NSW north coast

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Seedlings of an endangered tree are being planted in secret locations on the New South Wales north coast in an attempt to save the species after devastating bushfires. The critically endangered nightcap oak trees date...

‘It’s just gorgeous’: rare deep-sea dragonfish spotted off California coast

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A rare deep-sea fish has been spotted off the coast of northern California, prompting excitement among marine biologists who have attempted to track down the elusive creature for decades. The Bathophilus flemingi, als...

‘Unusual’ deep-sea jellyfish discovered off California coast

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Scientists have discovered an “unusual” new species of deep-sea jellyfish living in the waters off the California coast. The creature, a type of Atolla jellyfish, was discovered by scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquar...

‘Completely weird-looking’: rare all-white whale spotted off the coast of New South Wales

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The rare sighting of an all-white humpback whale off the coast of New South Wales has sparked speculation it could be the offspring of beloved albino Migaloo. Brayden Blake, a 16-year-old teenager, spotted the white w...

Gold Coast surgeon wins more than $450,000 in damages after competitor posted fake online review

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A Gold Coast cosmetic surgeon has won a defamation court action over a fake review that “profoundly traumatised him” and a judge found was intended to ruin his reputation. Fellow cosmetic surgeon Min Sik Kim and his w...

Federal government criticised for ‘pathetic’ Brisbane to Sunshine Coast rail line costings document

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The federal government has sought to justify its costings for a Brisbane to Sunshine Coast rail line by releasing three heavily redacted pages from a 2019 feasibility study – a move branded “pathetic” and “embarrassin...

England 3-0 Ivory Coast: international football friendly – as it happened

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England eased to victory against a not-very-good-even-with-11-men 10-man Ivory Coast at Wembley

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