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Not just a tall story: the Dutch really are shrinking, statistics agency confirms

It is, perhaps, with just a hint of satisfaction that the Dutch office for national statistics has confirmed that the men and women of...

‘Truly peculiar’: loggerhead turtles born in most northern spot ever recorded

Eggs that were laid on a sandy beach in northern Italy by a loggerhead sea turtle, or Caretta Caretta, have hatched in what scientists...

Next to run Gap’s business in UK and Ireland

The British clothing retailer Next has struck a deal with Gap to run its business in the UK and Ireland, months after the US...

Ski trains to resume between London and the French Alps

With more Eurostar trains now running again on routes from London to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, travellers have been awaiting news of ski trains...

Apple and Google accused of ‘political censorship’ over Alexei Navalny app

Supporters of the jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have accused Google and Apple of capitulating to Kremlin pressure after the two tech companies...

Denmark to outlaw life sentence prisoners starting new romances

Prisoners serving life sentences in Denmark are to be prevented from starting new romantic relationships after it emerged a 17-year-old fell in love with...

Eitan Biran: the cable car crash survivor at centre of custody battle

That a single person survived when a cable car crashed in northern Italy was nothing short of a miracle.Eitan Biran, aged five at the...

Ed Sheeran announces stadium tour for 2022

Following his ÷ tour, which ran from 2017 to 2019 and became the highest-grossing tour of all time, Ed Sheeran is returning to the...

Russians head to the polls amid anger over economy and Covid

Russians will head to the polls beginning Friday for parliamentary elections that could serve as a platform for popular anger over the economy, a...

San Marino’s abortion referendum reveals social fissures

It didn’t take long for the debate in San Marino to turn toxic. Soon after campaigning in the lead-up to a referendum on legalising...
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