Petrol and diesel vehicle ban brought forward to 2035...

The last date to buy a new petrol, diesel or hybrid car in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest, under government plans. The change comes after experts said 2040 would be too late if the UK...
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04 February 2020, 10:26

BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island...

BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican islandLouisiana's governor has dedicated a newly enlarged barrier island as a wildlife refugeQUEEN BESS ISLAND, La. -- A Louisiana island that provides a crucial...
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04 February 2020, 10:25

Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting citrus trees...

Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting citrus treesScientists have trained dogs to sniff out a disease that's harming citrus trees in Florida, California and TexasWASHINGTON -- Dog detectives might be able to help...
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04 February 2020, 10:25

Bafta Awards 2020: Joaquin Phoenix praised for calling out 'systemic racism'...

Joaquin Phoenix has received praise for using his Baftas speech to call out "systemic racism" in the film industry. Phoenix collected the best actor award for Joker on Sunday, and his comments followed an outcry about...
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04 February 2020, 10:24

George Steiner: Holocaust survivor and literary critic dies aged 90...

Questions about the Holocaust remained a central theme in much of Steiner's work Literary critic and essayist George Steiner has died in the UK, aged 90. The French-US scholar passed away in Cambridge, where he had...
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04 February 2020, 10:24

BlackBerry breaks up with phone-maker TCL...

Chinese electronics giant TCL will not release any more BlackBerry-branded phones, the company has announced. In 2016, it signed a deal to produce BlackBerry-branded Android phones, after BlackBerry decided to stop...
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04 February 2020, 10:23

YouTube shines but Google ads continue to slow...

Google's parent company has published details of its YouTube and cloud business for the first time, as the firm's advertising business continues to slow. YouTube's ad sales in the last three months of 2019 rose 31%...
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04 February 2020, 10:23

Racism in soccer an 'epidemic' that mirrors disturbing trends in Europe: Advocates...

Racism in soccer an 'epidemic' that mirrors disturbing trends in Europe: AdvocatesHigh-profile incidents in 2019 brought the game into disrepute. new protocol, introduced in October, allows for the referee to abandon...
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04 February 2020, 10:22

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win...

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl winNWS Kansas City shared a GIF of the sky-high celebrations on Twitter.Super Bowl win Sunday night, so much so that the National Weather Service radar...
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04 February 2020, 10:22

Peanut allergy drug approved by the US FDA...

Peanut allergy is the most common food allergy in the US The US has approved its first treatment for peanut allergies in children. The drug AR101, or Palforzia, uses oral immunotherapy, with children given tiny but...
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04 February 2020, 10:21

HIV vaccine hopes dashed by trial results...

Hopes have been dashed an experimental vaccine could protect people against HIV, the virus that causes Aids. The National Institutes of Health has stopped its HVTN 702 trial, of more than 5,000 people in South Africa,...
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04 February 2020, 10:21

Asian shares track Wall Street rebound, Shanghai up 1.3%...

Asian shares track Wall Street rebound, Shanghai up 1.3%Shares are higher in Asia, with the Shanghai Composite up 1.3% as China's central bank reportedly put another $57 billion in extra funds into the marketBANGKOK --...
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04 February 2020, 10:20

Sony raises forecast despite lagging video-game business...

Sony raises forecast despite lagging video-game businessFiscal third-quarter profit at Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. dipped to about half of what it was the previous year as its video game,...
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04 February 2020, 10:20

Coronavirus: Could it become pandemic?...

New coronavirus has now reached more than 20 countries from China, where the epidemic or disease outbreak began over a month ago. Experts are worried about how much further it could spread and how many people will get...
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04 February 2020, 10:19

Coronavirus: China accuses US of causing panic and 'spreading fear'...

Media playback is unsupported on your device The BBC's online health editor on what we know about the virus The Chinese government has accused the US of causing "panic" in its response to the deadly coronavirus...
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04 February 2020, 10:19