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Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

‘Feel good’ factor not CO2 boosts global forest expansion

Forests are increasing around the world because of rising incomes and national wellbeing say researchers.

How The Rolling Stones took on Trump in 1989

Keith Richards says the last time he got angry was because of US President Donald Trump in 1989.

Six misconceptions about Ramadan

As Ramadan begins, we speak to experts about some of the misconceptions around the holy month.

Trumplomacy over Iran leaves Europe scrambling

The US abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal left US allies spinning, writes Barbara Plett Usher.

How Courtney Barnett turned a troll’s words against him

The Aussie singer took an insult and turned it into a blistering song about male aggression.

Gaza’s deadliest day of violence in years

Palestinian officials say dozens of people were killed, with thousands more wounded.

Pedal power

Dockless bike tech has massively boosted bike-sharing. Is it the future of two-wheeled transport?

Can AI pick the perfect fantasy football team?

Squadguru uses algorithms to pick a fantasy football team.

The secret executions in Europe’s ‘last dictatorship’

Those on death row in Belarus know they will be executed but never when - and then no-one will be told.

‘Propaganda’: Ukraine suggests making World Cup broadcasts in country illegal

The Ukrainian Supreme Council (Verkhovna Rada) has suggested making broadcasting FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 games in the country illegal, branding broadcasting matches...