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DRC buries independence hero Patrice Lumumba’s tooth, his only remains

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The family of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s murdered independence hero Patrice Lumumba buried his only known remains – a tooth – in the capital, Kinshasa, on Thursday, 61 years after his death at the hands of...

The Princess review – Diana’s story remains captivating – and agonising

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She has grown not old as those who are left grew old: the “royal watchers”, the journalists, the charity workers, the prime ministers, the paparazzi, the ex-husband and the two sons, both now older than she was when s...

‘We won’t survive’: China’s migrant workers fear more lockdowns as Covid threat remains

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“Relax, you’re worrying about nothing!” Ji reassures his clients as he sticks more than half of his body out of a sixth-floor window trying to clean it. It’s 2 June, one day after Shanghai eased its lockdown to contai...

Second set of human remains found in receding Lake Mead waters

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Authorities in Nevada have recovered another set of human remains from Lake Mead as a devastating drought has depleted the massive reservoir outside Las Vegas. Two sisters paddle boarding in the lake on Saturday spott...

Skulls at Mexico ‘crime scene’ were sacrificial remains from AD900

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When Mexican police found a pile of about 150 skulls in a cave near the Guatemalan border, they thought they were looking at a crime scene, and took the bones to the state capital. It took a decade of tests and analy...

Five sets of fetal remains found in anti-abortion activist’s home, DC police say

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Five sets of human fetal remains were recovered from the Washington DC home of an anti-abortion activist after a raid, the capital’s Metropolitan police department confirmed to the Guardian on Thursday. The activist, ...

The map of Australia’s frontier massacres is done, but researchers say picture remains unfinished

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An eight-year long project to map the massacres of people on the Australian frontier is the “first sustained effort to break the code of silence” on the violence of colonisation, its lead researcher says, but the full...

New Zealand police find more remains in Pike River mine after 2010 disaster

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The remains of two more men killed in the Pike River mine tragedy, one of New Zealand’s worst mining disasters, have been found more than a decade after the disaster. The blast in November 2010 killed 29 workers and ...

Deborah Waterhouse: ‘The HIV stigma remains, and this is a battle we’ve got to fight’

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A lot has changed since the devastating 1980s Aids crisis depicted in the Channel 4 TV show It’s a Sin – but the stigma attached to the illness remains, says Deborah Waterhouse. As chief executive of ViiV Healthcare, ...

Google remains dominant as company reports quarterly profits of $20bn

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Google’s parent company, Alphabet, ended 2021 on another high note, reporting better than expected results in a year when it nearly doubled profits despite growing regulatory scrutiny of its business. The company repo...

The Guardian view on the Bloody Sunday anniversary: the legacy remains

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For many on both sides of the Irish Sea, the killing of 14 unarmed civil rights demonstrators by members of the British army’s Parachute Regiment on Bloody Sunday in 1972 remains the defining outrage of Northern Irela...

Roman town’s remains found below Northamptonshire field on HS2 route

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A wealthy Roman trading town, whose inhabitants adorned themselves with jewellery and ate from fine pottery, has been discovered half a metre below the surface of a remote field in Northamptonshire. A 10-metre-wide Ro...

Human remains found near suspected origin of Colorado wildfire

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Investigators have found partial human remains in an area near the suspected origin of the destructive Colorado blaze that broke out last Thursday. In a statement on Wednesday, the Boulder county sheriff’s office said...

Record snowfall offers reprieve to dry California – but drought remains

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A series of major storms have doused the parched landscapes of the American west with rain and record-breaking amounts of snow over the past two weeks, offering a hopeful reprieve after a devastatingly dry year. In C...

US north-west dodges new ‘atmospheric river’ flooding but threat remains

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Though flooding expected to threaten parts of the US north-west turned out not too bad on Sunday, officials urged residents to remain alert because more rain was on the way to an area subject to lingering effects from...

Mystery of the ‘man of Etna’: Italian police find human remains in cave

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Police in Sicily are investigating whether human remains found in a secluded cave on Mount Etna are those of a journalist who disappeared more than 50 years ago. The remains found on Tuesday night are of a man believe...

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