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New Hong Kong textbooks ‘will claim city never was a British colony’

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New Hong Kong textbooks will teach students that the city was never a British colony, after an overhaul of a school subject that authorities have blamed for driving the pro-democracy protests. According to local repor...

‘Mosquito in a nudist colony’: Republican Ron Johnson targets Fauci and Hunter Biden

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Hunter Biden and Anthony Fauci will be prime targets of Senate Republicans should the party win control in November, a senior senator said. Asked by the Hill what he would want to investigate should he control a commi...

Huge icefish colony of 60m nests found on Antarctic seabed – video

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Researchers exploring Antarctica’s seabed have discovered a thriving, unprecedented colony of icefish 'about a third of the size of London'. 'We expected to see the normal Antarctic seafloor … [but] during the first f...

‘Nothing but fish nests’: huge icefish colony found in Antarctic sea

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Researchers exploring Antarctica’s seabed have discovered a thriving, unprecedented colony of icefish “about a third of the size of London”. The surprise discovery of about 60 million active nests was made by a team o...

Half this year’s little penguin chicks on WA’s Penguin Island wiped out as colony dwindles

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Half the little penguin chicks from this year’s breeding season on Penguin Island in Western Australia have died, as the colony dwindles and researchers accuse the state government of failing to act. It is thought up ...

Protests over Cristiano Ronaldo statue in former Portuguese colony of Goa

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He is idolised as one of the greatest footballers on earth, with his number seven shirt treasured by millions of youngsters dreaming of superstardom. But Cristiano Ronaldo’s astonishing success has not been matched by...

‘Is it to satisfy you or to satisfy us?’ Why New Zealand’s Pacific colony doesn’t want independence

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In 2006, two lacquered wooden chests and a crate of champagne were ferried 507km from Samoa to Tokelau, a collection of atolls scattered across the Pacific which are home to 1,500 people. Over three days the chests we...

Florida researchers trace origins of monkey colony to farm escape

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A colony of monkeys has lived for about 70 years in urban south Florida, near jets taking off from a nearby airport and fuel storage tanks. No one was quite sure where they came from. Until now. Researchers at Florid...

A Colony review – kisses and cliches in tender coming-of-age debut

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This is a gorgeously gentle feature debut by the Canadian film-maker Geneviève Dulude-De Celles: a calm and tender portrait of a shy 12-year-old as she yo-yos between childhood and adolescence. It is beautifully acted...