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The rising curiosity behind open relationships

Dedeker Winston has been in non-monogamous relationships for more than a decade, yet she has never seen such keen interest in open relationships. The subject has traditionally been very taboo in many places, including the US, where Winston is based.

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Alex Jones must pay $50m for Sandy Hook hoax claim

To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $49.3m (£41m) in damages after falsely claiming a 2012 school shooting was a hoax.A jury in Texas ruled the radio host must pay $45.2m in punitive damages, in addition to $4.

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Ayman al-Zawahiri: How US strike could kill al-Qaeda leader - but not his family

Just over an hour after sunrise on 31 July, long-time al-Qaeda boss Ayman al-Zawahiri walked out onto the balcony of a downtown Kabul compound - reportedly a favourite post-prayer activity of the veteran Egyptian jihadist. It would be the last thing he would do.

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Pollution: 'Forever chemicals' in rainwater exceed safe levels

New research shows that rainwater in most locations on Earth contains levels of chemicals that "greatly exceed" safety levels. These synthetic substances called PFAS are used in non-stick pans, fire-fighting foam and water-repellent clothes.

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Polio: Virus found in wastewater of New York City suburb

Image source, Getty Images Health officials say the polio virus was present in a New York City suburb's wastewater a month before a case was detected in July, The case - the first in the US since 2013 - was found in an unnamed patient in Rockland County.

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What is monkeypox and why is it spreading?

The first thing everyone should know about monkeypox is that it actually has very little to do with monkeys. Friant has been studying monkeypox in Nigeria for more than 15 years and was about to begin a new research project just as the Covid-19 pandemic hit.

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Pornhub: Judge rules Visa can be sued in abuse claim

An abuse survivor can sue Visa over videos of her posted to Pornhub, a US court has ruled. Serena Fleites was 13 in 2014 when, it is alleged, a boyfriend pressured her into making an explicit video which he posted to Pornhub.

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Ayman al-Zawahiri: Shock in Kabul as US kills al-Qaeda leader

The first signs of an operation that was months in the making erupted when an attack rocked the centre of Kabul in the early hours of Sunday morning: we heard two thunderous blasts on our street nearby. Speculation swirled around who or what had hit this "empty house" in Sherpur.

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Bitcoin: Missing hard drive could fund Newport crypto hub

To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.Almost 10 years ago James Howells threw away a hard drive during a clear out - forgetting about the Bitcoin on it.

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Ayman al-Zawahiri: Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike

The US has killed the leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a drone strike in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden has confirmed. He was killed in a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the CIA in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday.

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Weave: New device will investigate Milky Way's origins

Scientists have supercharged one of Earth's most powerful telescopes with new technology that will reveal how our galaxy formed in unprecedented detail.

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Catastrophising: How toxic thinking leads you down dark paths

Imagine you’ve applied for a dream job, and you have now been selected for the second round of interviews.

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Prince Charles accepted £1m from Osama Bin Laden's family - report

The Prince of Wales accepted a payment of £1m from the family of Osama Bin Laden, the Sunday Times reports. Prince Charles accepted the money from two of Osama Bin Laden's half-brothers in 2013, two years after the al-Qaeda leader was killed, it adds..

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Why did a Nazi leader crash-land in Scotland?

One of the most bizarre episodes of World War Two unfolded on a farm to the south of Glasgow on 10 May 1941. He was promptly arrested by a pitchfork-wielding local farmer who took him to his farmhouse before alerting the authorities.

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The town with the cleanest air in the world

The air around me crackles with diamond-like dust with every breath. It is cold, but clear on this mountainside, in the midst of what is essentially an Arctic desert.

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UK heatwave: Weather forecasters report unprecedented trolling

Weather forecasters faced unprecedented levels of trolling during this month's extreme heat in the UK, according to leading figures in the industry. The BBC's team received hundreds of abusive tweets or emails questioning their reports and telling them to "get a grip", as temperatures hit 40C.

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Nepal: Return of the tigers brings both joy and fear

Nepal has pulled off the extraordinary feat of more than doubling its tiger population in the past 10 years, bringing them back from the brink of extinction. But it has come at a cost to local communities - an increase in tiger attacks.

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Heart gene therapy to remove young sudden death risk

Scientists say they should soon be able to effectively cure inherited, life-threatening heart muscle conditions to save more young people from sudden cardiac death.

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False claims of 'deepfake' President Biden go viral

People are falsely claiming a video of US President Joe Biden posted by the Democratic Party is a deepfake. We've looked into the video.

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Cold sores traced back to kissing in Bronze Age by Cambridge research

The spread of cold sores could be traced back to kissing in the Bronze Age, a study found. Scientists at the University of Cambridge said the HSV-1 strain of the herpes virus arose during vast migrations of people from Eurasia to Europe about 5,000 years ago.

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