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World’s largest vats for growing ‘no-kill’ meat to be built in US

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The building of the world’s largest bioreactors to produce cultivated meat has been announced, with the potential to supply tens of thousands of shops and restaurants. Experts said the move could be a “gamechanger” fo...

World’s highest jailing rate found in Uyghur county of China, data leak suggests

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Nearly one in 25 people in a county of the Uyghur heartland of China has been sentenced to prison on terrorism-related charges, in what is the highest known imprisonment rate in the world, an Associated Press review o...

Slegte hasie: Un Verano Sin Ti-resensie – dit is hoekom hy die wêreld se grootste popster is

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As jy Google Bad Bunny – ook bekend as die 28-jarige Puerto Rican Benito Ocasio – is een van die voorstelle wat die soekenjin opgooi die vraag: “Hoekom is Bad Bunny so groot?"Dit is 'n pertinente navraag, veral aan hierdie kant o...

UN says up to 40% of world’s land now degraded

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Human damage to the planet’s land is accelerating, with up to 40% now classed as degraded, while half of the world’s people are suffering the impacts, UN data has shown. The world’s ability to feed a growing populatio...

Elon Musk, wêreld se rykste man, reaches deal to buy Twitter for $44bn

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Elon Musk has reached a $44bn deal to buy Twitter in a takeover that will give the world’s richest man control of a social network with more than 200 miljoen gebruikers. The sale will put the Tesla chief executive in charg...

The world’s engines are spluttering: IMF points to deeper problems beyond 2022

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The International Monetary Fund’s revised World Economic Outlook is sobering. It is rare for the organisation to revise down sharply its projections for economic growth only one quarter into the calendar year. Yet in ...

Soaring food prices push more Cargill family members on to world’s richest 500 list

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A “giant leap” in global food prices caused by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has helped three members of the super-rich Cargill family, who majority-own one of the world’s largest food companies, join the ranks of the w...

Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombing review – an agonising string of missed opportunities

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Always, when a terrorist atrocity takes place, the questions are the same: how could this have happened? Could it have been prevented? The fact that we rarely get satisfactory answers does not stop us wondering. Foota...

Animal crossing: world’s biggest wildlife bridge comes to California highway

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Imagine cruising down a 10-lane highway and knowing that, high above your head, a mountain lion is quietly going along its way. This remarkable image could soon be reality for drivers on one of California’s busiest ro...

San Marino appoints world’s first openly gay head of state

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The world’s oldest republic has established itself as among the most progressive after naming the world’s first openly gay head of state. San Marino, the medieval micro-state surrounded on all sides by the rolling hil...

World’s seabed regulator accused of ‘reckless’ failings over deep-sea mining

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The UN-affiliated organisation that oversees deep-sea mining, a controversial new industry, has been accused of failings of transparency after an independent body responsible for reporting on negotiations was kicked o...

Cathay Pacific plans world’s longest passenger flight, avoiding Russia

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Cathay Pacific is planning the world’s longest passenger flight by rerouting its New York to Hong Kong service over the Atlantic instead of the Pacific, the airline has said, in a new path that steers clear of Russia....

Dagny Carlsson, world’s oldest blogger, sterf bejaardes 109

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Dagny Carlsson, described as the world’s oldest blogger, who wrote about her life in Sweden based on the attitude that you should never think you are too old to do what you want to do, is op die ouderdom van 109. When...

The world’s forests do more than just store carbon, new research finds

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The world’s forests play a far greater and more complex role in tackling climate crisis than previously thought, due to their physical effects on global and local temperatures, volgens nuwe navorsing. The role of f...

‘A wild triple-decker sandwich’: world’s first multistorey skatepark lands in Folkestone

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A great aluminium ark has landed in the centre of Folkestone, like some futuristic container ship run aground. Its steeply sloping sides are covered with a skin of crushed metal mesh that wraps the hulking vessel from...

Geelong ensemble win one of the world’s richest theatre prizes

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A small Australian theatre company made up of neurodiverse and disabled actors has won one of the world’s richest theatre prizes, the DK2.5m (AU$384,000) Ibsen award. Back to Back, which was established in 1987 and is...

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