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Contamination of fresh fruits by the most hazardous pesticides has dramatically increased in Europe over the…

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China’s foreign minister to visit Solomon Islands amid push for more deals with Pacific countries

China’s foreign minister will visit Solomon Islands this week, one month after signing a security agreement…

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Leaders of the US, Japan, Australia and India gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday for a summit…

Prehistoric Planet review – you’ll genuinely think you’re watching real dinosaurs

What is the opposite of an existential crisis? Because I think I’m having one. Watching Prehistoric…

‘Redemption is a powerful concept’: Hayden Christensen on Star Wars and daring to return as Darth Vader

Hayden Christensen has a confession to make. “I have a seven-year old-daughter; I have not shown…

Kyiv museums exhibit Russian artefacts with pride and a warning

A young woman takes a selfie in front of the burned-out carcass of a Russian armoured…

A travesty in Turkey: the Gezi Park trials | podcast

A prominent philanthropist and seven other human rights activists have been found guilty in a Turkish…

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 89 of the invasion

Ukraine has said it will not agree to any ceasefire deal that would involve handing over…