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Mexico Slams The Door On Caravan Of Refugees

The ebb and flow of humanity across national borders is leaving governments around the world pondering about how to deal with refugees. The latest flashpoint is the border between Guatemala and Mexico, where a caravan of hundreds of Hondurans is...

Ryder Cup 2018: Europe Leave Their Egos At The Door

Europe thrashed the USA to win the Ryder Cup in a battle of egos, claims captain Thomas Bjorn. As so often in sport, a team of superstars failed to gel for the Americans, while a team of hard fighting players...

Trade Deal Agreed After Seven Years Of Talking

A trade deal between Canada and the European Union has lurched to an agreement after seven years in the making. CETA – the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – shows what negotiating with the European Union is like. The EU likes...

100 Year Study Reveals The Long And The Short Of Genetics

The Netherlands is land of the giants for men, according to scientists releasing the results of a study that has lasted more than 100 years. The average Dutchman stands six feet (183cm) tall. To find the tallest women, go to Latvia,...

Superfast Space Laser Technology Network Launched

Satellites transmitting data with laser technology are at the forefront of a new superfast network sending high definition images back to Earth from space. The European Space Agency is sending satellites into high orbit to beam information gathered by other...

Want Asylum In Europe – How Much Can You Pay?

Asylum seekers looking for refuge often have to pay to get away from their war ravaged countries and then pay again to enter the safe zone of Europe. As politicians in Denmark vote in controversial measures to confiscate the valuables...

Champions League – Teams In The Final Stages

After weeks of matches between Europe’s leading football teams, the Champions League has at last reached the final stages. The amateurs and minnows have all had their chance to shine against the bigger names that grace the European football stage. Teams...

Paris Fallout

France, and indeed the Western world have been left reeling after the sheer scale of the simultaneous and carefully orchestrated bombing and shootings across Paris. As the death toll now sits at 130, as well as the eight suicide bombers,...

Mobile Phone Charge Madness Despite Roaming Ban

The European Union is ringing in the changes with a ban on mobile roaming charges, but although citizens may have freedom of movement, the deal’s not so straightforward with phone contracts. If you are a European Union citizen on the...

Desperate Refugees Storm City Railway Station

Thousands of migrants escaping civil strife in the Middle East are disrupting travel in Hungary. The migrants, mainly from Syria and Iraq, but from as far away as Pakistan and Afghanistan were stopped from boarding trains to Germany from Budapest’s...
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Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...