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Arctic sea ice melting faster than forecast

Until now, climate models have predicted a slow and steady increase of Arctic temperatures, but a new study shows the warming is occurring at a more rapid pace

UK economy loses £22bn as virus ravages tourism: study

Britain's economy will lose about £22-billion this year on the coronavirus-induced collapse of global travel, which could imperil three million jobs

WHO wants to review Russian vaccine safety data

President Vladimir Putin said Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the new coronavirus

Two huge Beirut explosions kill 78, injure thousands

The second blast sent an enormous orange fireball into the sky, immediately followed by a tornado-like shockwave that flattened the port and shattered windows across the city

Five talking points from the EPL’s return

The Premier League returned after three months. Here are the things we learnt over the weekend

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

The complaint states that the background checks on journalists were "neither ordered nor authorised by any magistrate"

Johnson defends under-fire virus ‘test and trace’ scheme

The scheme uses an army of 25 000 tracers to contact people who may have been exposed to the virus

No, coronavirus isn’t the same as the flu

The symptoms —  aches and pains, sore throat, fever may feel similar to the seasonal flu but the novel coronavirus is not the same...

Smith, Warner return to scene of sandpaper scandal

Smith and Warner were captain and vice-captain of Australia on March 24 2018 when team-mate Cameron Bancroft was caught on television hiding a piece of yellow sandpaper in his trousers

With World Cup looming, Neymar admits: ‘Nobody is as scared as me’

As Neymar, the world's most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil's World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure.

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warned athletes would be forcibly removed from the country if they attempted to overstay their visas

Ball-tampering trio treated like criminals – Maxwell

The fallout had a big effect on the team as they slumped to a 492-run defeat in the final Test.

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