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Unscrupulous ivory traders can evade new UK ban, charity says

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Ivory peddlers may continue to sell elephant tusks after a new ban by disguising their products as walrus or narwhal derivatives, campaigners have warned. From Monday, trade in elephant teeth and tusks is illegal in t...

Omar Apollo: Ivory review – a mixed bag of restless pop

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Despite being only 24, singer-songwriter Omar Apollo is possessed of a remarkably mature voice. It effortlessly meandered through a nonchalant tenor and crooning falsetto on 2017’s breakout single Ugotme and has since...

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

Ivory Coast 3-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened

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The defending champions, Algeria, are out after a comprehensive 1-3 defeat by Ivory Coast, who qualify from Group E as winners and will play Egypt next

Solid Ivory by James Ivory review – an Oscar-winning film director tells all

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In the early 1940s, the teenage James Ivory was lambasted by an army officer for wearing a “stupid and girlish” pink satin bow tie. “What do you think of me?” the officer asked at the end of his tirade. “I think you’r...

James Ivory: ‘I keep being asked, was it difficult, your life? My life, if anything, was too easy’

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James Ivory’s movies revel in the elegance of the swan and simultaneously show how frantically its feet are paddling beneath the water. In the films for which he is best known – 1985’s A Room With a View, 1987’s Mauri...

Ivory poaching has led to evolution of tuskless elephants, study finds

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Ivory poaching over decades has led to the evolution of tuskless elephants, researchers have found, proving that humans are “literally changing the anatomy” of wild animals. A previously rare genetic mutation causing ...

Eight men convicted in French court for trafficking rhino horn and ivory

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A French court has convicted eight men including members of an Irish crime gang for trafficking rhino horn and ivory between Europe and east Asia. Four men – three Irish and one English – said to be members of the Rat...

Outrage after Ivory Coast TV presenter asks guest to simulate rape

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A television channel in Ivory Coast apologised after airing a show in which a male guest introduced as an ex-rapist showed how he assaulted his victims using a dummy for the demonstration. The programme, broadcast at ...

Ivory Coast confirms first Ebola case since 1994

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Ivory Coast has recorded a case of Ebola, its health minister has said, the first occurrence of the deadly disease in the country in nearly three decades. Officials at the Institut Pasteur confirmed the case after tes...

Night of the Kings review – Ivory Coast prison drama escapes into magical realism

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The Maca prison, outside Abidjan, is a world with its own codes and rules, we are told, and this imaginative, energetic Ivorian drama follows suit, blending modern-day thriller dynamics and fluid handheld visuals with...