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The most comprehensive and detailed review of the state of nature has been published in Paris. Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath extracts the key messages.
Elisha Greer, 24, was held captive by Marcus Martin during a 1,000 mile road trip in 2017 - during which she was beaten and had a gun held to her head.
Some time back I had a second round interview with Amazon for an SDE role. This is my experience. The first round interview experience has already been documented well here. Please note that I ~respect Amazon as a company (mainly because a lot of people I respect work there).
On land, in the seas, in the sky, the devastating impact of humans on nature is laid bare in a compelling UN report. One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction.
Boeing has admitted that it knew about a problem with its 737 Max jets a year before the aircraft was involved in two fatal accidents, but took no action. The firm said it had inadvertently made an alarm feature optional instead of standard, but insisted that this did not jeopardise flight safety.
Climate change can't be halted if we carry on degrading the soil, a report will say. There's three times more carbon in the soil than in the atmosphere – but that carbon's being released by deforestation and poor farming...
The world's most comprehensive, and damning, report on the state of nature will be released on Monday in Paris. The UN's Global Assessment will highlight the distressing impact that humanity is having on the natural world...
At least 41 people were killed after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. Videos on social media show passengers using emergency exit slides to escape the burning Aeroflot aircraft.
Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge later this year. The Kenyan, 34, holds the world record of two hours one minute 39 seconds but this attempt would not be an official record as he will be assisted by in-out pacemakers.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has some of highest rates of sexual violence in the world. But a new approach is trying to tackle this by encouraging men to confront and question their toxic masculinity.
Sri Lankan authorities have called on the public to surrender swords and large knives amid heightened security concerns following the deadly Easter Sunday attacks. Police said knives used for legal everyday activities should not be included in the handover this weekend.
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Would you consider preserving the tattoo of a loved one who has died? It's becoming an increasingly common request from people in their final weeks...
Leonardo da Vinci could have experienced nerve damage in a fall, impeding his ability to paint in later life, Italian doctors suggest. They diagnosed ulnar palsy, or "claw hand", by analysing the depiction of his right hand in two artworks...
Karanbir Cheema, 13, who was allergic to dairy products, died after having a severe reaction at his school in west London on 28 June 2017. St Pancras Coroner's Court heard he was given medicine not meant for children...
When a school in Houston, Texas, announced that parents must also follow dress code guidelines, it ignited a larger debate about appropriate attire and standards for parents across the nation.
A growing number of companies believe using tethered kites and drones is a viable way to harness the stronger and more consistent high-altitude winds. Could this tech release wind power's full potential, or will it always remain a niche solution?...
Witnesses say the ground crumbled away beneath the victim's feet, causing him to plunge down the 300ft cliff. He landed on a ledge, stopping him for falling into the scrater...
An elaborate three-day coronation is taking place for the king of Thailand, and sacred water plays a key role in the consecration rites. The official ceremonies, a mix of Brahmin and Buddhist rituals, begin on 4 May in the capital, Bangkok.
A million people in the UK are expected to be living with dementia by 2025. While there is no cure, there's growing evidence that music can help ameliorate symptoms such as depression and agitation, writes Kelly Oakes - and also bring these people and their families some much-needed moments of joy...

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