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‘Risky, profitable, exciting’: TikTok fuels Bolivia’s contraband car craze

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High in the Bolivian Altiplano, Challapata is where the road from La Paz splits: one way to Potosí and the other to Uyuni and the salt flats. It seems an unremarkable place; many tourists steam through without even re...

Why is Poland giving MiG-29 fighter jets to the US – and is it a risky move?

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Ukraine’s embattled armed forces desperately need combat aircraft to help the country fight off the Russian invasion. Its air force, though still flying, remains outnumbered by its opponent. However, any new planes ne...

‘Risky levels’: Australia is the drunkest country in the world, new survey finds

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Australians have been named the heaviest drinkers in the world after spending more time drunk in 2020 than any other nation. An international survey has found Australians drank to the point of drunkenness an average o...

Not doing enough? France senses policing alone won’t stop risky crossings

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Behind Boris Johnson’s suggestions, in the wake of the Channel drownings, that France was not doing enough to stop small boat crossings, lies a more complex picture. There is a growing sense among charities and the Fr...

This fourth grader just wants to go to school. Florida’s risky Covid policies force her to stay home

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The only place nine-year-old Reefy Kinder wants to be is in school with her friends. She has missed so many lessons in six years battling a long-term gastro-intestinal condition, including more than 30 surgeries durin...

Generation X are heavy, risky drinkers. Will anything ever persuade us to stop?

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My first job in journalism was editing a free magazine called Rasp. In 1995, we ran a competition for a year’s supply of Two Dogs lemon brew, the Australian alcopop. Two Dogs tried to send us 365 bottles, and I negoti...

UK Covid: 27,734 new cases as Welsh first minister criticises ‘risky’ travel plan for US and EU fully jabbed – as it happened

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Sydney police fine hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters for ‘filthy, risky behaviour’

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Hundreds of fines have been issued and dozens charged in Sydney after anti-lockdown protesters marched and clashed with police in what one deputy commissioner called “violent, filthy, risky behaviour”. The New South W...