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Russia re-launches car-making at former Renault factory

Manufacturing has resumed at the former Renault factory in Russia, which shut after the invasion of Ukraine and was later taken over by the government. Truck-maker Kamaz said the first cars would go on sale next month.

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Pakistan's lost city of 40,000 people

A slight breeze cut through the balmy heat as I surveyed the ancient city around me. Millions of red bricks formed walkways and wells, with entire neighbourhoods sprawled out in a grid-like fashion.

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Canada: Why the country wants to bring in 1.5m immigrants by 2025

Canada is betting big on immigration to fill the gap in its economy left by aging Baby Boomers leaving the workforce - but not everyone is on board with bringing in so many people from abroad.

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Superbug fight 'needs farmers to reduce antibiotic use'

Health and animal welfare campaigners concerned about the spread of superbugs in humans are calling for a ban on the overuse of antibiotics in farm animals. They say routinely using antibiotics in livestock can lead to bacteria becoming resistant and such 'superbugs' could spread to humans.

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ESA mulls Solaris plan to beam solar energy from space

Space chiefs are to investigate whether electricity could be beamed wirelessly from space into millions of homes. The European Space Agency will this week likely approve a three-year study to see if having huge solar farms in space could work and be cost effective.

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Nasa's Artemis spacecraft arrives at the Moon

Nasa's Artemis spacecraft has arrived at the Moon. The Orion capsule swept 130km (80 miles) above the lunar surface, and it will now begin to enter a larger orbit.

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Sydney school students injured after science experiment goes wrong

Multiple students in a primary school in the Australian city of Sydney have been injured after a classroom science experiment went wrong. Reports say at least one student was rushed via ambulance to a hospital with serious burns. Others are believed to have suffered superficial burns.

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Titanic survivors' items to go under the hammer

They will go under the hammer close to where the ship was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in 1912. The White Star Line vessel was one of the most luxurious ever built.

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Titanic: Badge given to Norfolk maid before sinking to be auctioned

Image source, Henry Aldridge & SonA badge given by a steward to a close female friend aboard the Titanic in "a real life Jack and Rose" shortly before the ship sank is expected to fetch up to £60,000 at auction.

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Titanic letter sells for world record price at auction

One of the last known letters to have been written on the Titanic has sold for a world record price at auction. The letter, written by American businessman and Titanic passenger, Oscar Holverson, fetched £126,000.

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Titanic watch sells for £98,000 at auction

Oscar Scott Woody's watch is frozen at the time he went into the cold North Atlantic when the ship sank on 14 April, 1912. It was recovered from the ocean and returned to his wife Leila the following month.

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Musk lifts Donald Trump's Twitter ban

Twitter's new owner Elon Musk has said Donald Trump's account has been reinstated after running a poll in which users narrowly backed the move. But the former US president may not return to the platform, earlier saying: "I don't see any reason for it".

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How humanity created 'sky puppies'

In a factory in Japan, a million farm animals are being carefully tended. Just a few days before, they twisted themselves out of their sand-like eggs and into the wide world. Now they're minuscule walnut-brown caterpillars – mere commas on the neatly folded sheets of white fabric they inhabit.

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Artemis: Nasa expects humans to live on Moon this decade

Humans could stay on the Moon for lengthy periods during this decade, a Nasa official has told the BBC. Howard Hu, who leads the Orion lunar spacecraft programme for the agency, said habitats would be needed to support scientific missions.

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Mohammed bin Salman: Saudi leader given US immunity over Khashoggi killing

The US has determined that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the government in Riyadh, was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018.

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Adnan Oktar: Turkish TV preacher arrested on fraud and abuse charges

Turkish police have arrested a controversial preacher known for giving televised sermons surrounded by young women he refers to as his "kittens". Adnan Oktar was detained on Wednesday morning on suspicion of fraud, alongside more than 100 of his followers in a series of raids.

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Adnan Oktar: TV cult preacher jailed for 8,658 years in Turkey

Image source, Getty ImagesA court in Turkey has sentenced a televangelist, who surrounded himself with young women he referred to as his "kittens", to 8,658 years in prison.Adnan Oktar, who has been described as a cult leader, was convicted of sexual assault and abuse of minors.

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'Overtly sexual' cow blocked as Facebook ad

The owner of a small digital photo gallery has had pictures of wildlife, landscapes and buildings blocked by Facebook for supposedly containing "overtly sexual" content. Examples include a photo of the England cricket team in a huddle and one of a cow standing in a field.

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Astronomer in Twitter limbo over 'intimate' meteor

An astronomer from Oxfordshire has been locked out of her Twitter account since August 2022, when she shared a video of a meteor which was flagged by the site's automated moderation tools.

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Artemis I: A giant rocket to set new space records

After an absence of 50 years, Nasa is returning to the Moon. This time the programme is named after Artemis, the Greek goddess of the Moon and twin sister of Sun god Apollo.

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