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Daily Archives: July 12, 2018

Pick of the Proms: Five stand-outs from the 2018 season

Five of the best concerts at the 2018 Proms season.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

It is the largest payout so far over allegations that the firm's talc-based products cause cancer.

China industrial park explosion kills 19

Huge fire and plumes of smoke were seen at the chemical facility.

Egypt: Twelve hurt in huge blast near Cairo International Airport

An army spokesman said the blast was caused by "high temperatures" at a fuel storage facility.

The Incredibles 2: Holly Hunter on the ‘rush’ of seeing a female hero

Holly Hunter, who is the voice of Elastigirl, on how the sequel reverses traditional gender roles.

Kylie Jenner: Women entrepreneurs share tips for success

The BBC spoke to female business owners about Kylie Jenner and their personal tips for success.

Trash wars: US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’

Hundreds of tons of waste that Americans believed they were recycling is now piling up in processing plants or being dumped into landfills,...

Kermit The Frog: ‘I try to lead a clean life’

The Muppets' front-frog talks about how he's avoided the pitfalls of drink and drugs.

‘See you in court,’ Nova Scotia lotto win aunt tells nephew

Both posing with the giant cheque, the Nova Scotia lottery winners openly feuded over the winnings.

Koster – the South African town where residents took back control

Angered by corruption allegations, residents of the South African town of Koster chased away the mayor and took over.