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Princess Sofia visits her charity ‘Project Playground'

Princess Sofia visits her charity ‘Project Playground'

40 minutes ago   |   Royal Central

Princess Sofia of Sweden has recently arrived back in Sweden after a visit to the charity she co-founded, Project Playground , in Cape Town, South Africa. As Honorary Chair...
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In search of allies, EU turns to Africa

In search of allies, EU turns to Africa

4 hours ago   |   Politico

It's not as if it wasn't right next door the whole time. In the space of four years, the EU has gone from internal ambivalence over how much attention to pay Africa to making...
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Australia thrash South Africa to seal T20 series victory

9 hours ago   |   Cricket365

Australia stormed to a 97-run win over South Africa to clinch the Twenty20 international series 2-1 as David Warner and Steve Smith enjoyed successful returns to Cape...
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People survived the Toba supervolcano's global winter after all

People survived the Toba supervolcano's global winter after all

11 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Landsat image of Lake Toba A supervolcano eruption 74,000 years ago wasn't enough to stop humanity in its tracks, artifacts at a Paleolithic site in central India suggest. The...
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Inside Love Island host Laura Whitmore's £2.5k a night holiday at a winery in South Africa with Iain Stirling

12 hours ago   |   The Irish Sun   |   2 articles


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Green goddess Laura Whitmore lets her hair down on sunny South African getaway after Love Island final

Green goddess Laura Whitmore lets her hair down on sunny South African getaway after Love Island final

14 hours ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Laura Whitmore is having some time off in South Africa Laura Whitmore enjoyed some well deserved down time after the final of the winter series of Love Island . The host...
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Triple threat: The 16 batsmen with international hundreds in all three formats

Triple threat: The 16 batsmen with international hundreds in all three formats

14 hours ago   |   Cricket365

The club for players with hundreds in all three international formats has already welcomed Ireland's Kevin O'Brien and Australia's David Warner to its ranks in recent months...
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Mubarak's fate haunts Egypt's leaders, and gives hope to its people | Jack Shenker

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The late dictator's downfall is a cautionary tale for those who seek to obliterate dissent in a country of 100 million people On 28 January 2011, a reporter colleague and I...
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England look to get T20 World Cup campaign back on track after surprise South Africa defeat

England look to get T20 World Cup campaign back on track after surprise South Africa defeat

15 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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Cnooc MD Riddoch quits firm

17 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

China National Offshore Oil Corporation International's UK managing director and senior vice president for Europe and Africa, Ray Riddoch OBE has quit the firm. Mr Riddosch, an...
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Religious pilgrimages to Islam's holiest sites are banned to stop...

Religious pilgrimages to Islam's holiest sites are banned to stop coronavirus spread

The decision was made after 220 people tested positive for coronavirus in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has barred foreigners from entering the country - including those coming... Read more ...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a coronavirus pandemic is 'very much...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a coronavirus pandemic is 'very much upon us'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a coronavirus pandemic is 'very much upon us' as he established an 'emergency response plan'. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Ireland-Italy Six Nations rugby match postponed

Coronavirus: Ireland-Italy Six Nations rugby match postponed

The Six Nations rugby matches between Ireland and Italy in Dublin has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

First possible case of 'community spread' of coronavirus reported in the US

First possible case of 'community spread' of coronavirus reported in the US

The first case of possible "community spread" - in which the origin by which the individual was infected is unknown - was detected in the US. The patient is being treated in UC... Read more ...

Q&A: Volkswagen tech boss on the new Golf GTI and hot hatches

Q&A: Volkswagen tech boss on the new Golf GTI and hot hatches

"The GTI is a special car that makes your heart beat faster" Matthias Rabe tells us about how important hot Golfs are to Volkswagen - and why they still have a long... Read more ...

Scottish children slip from top spot in reading comprehension study

Scottish children slip from top spot in reading comprehension study

Researchers at Dundee University have discovered Scottish children no longer have “the best level” of reading comprehension in the UK. Dubbed the “largest literacy study” ever... Read more ...

England STILL plan for Six Nations finale in Rome, despite Ireland calling...

England STILL plan for Six Nations finale in Rome, despite Ireland calling off match with Italy 

Officials at the RFU and the Italian Rugby Federation have expressed confidence that Eddie Jones ' side will be able to finish their campaign as planned at the Stadio Olimpico... Read more ...

Green goddess Laura Whitmore lets her hair down on sunny South African...

Green goddess Laura Whitmore lets her hair down on sunny South African getaway after Love Island final

Laura Whitmore is having some time off in South Africa Laura Whitmore enjoyed some well deserved down time after the final of the winter series of Love Island . The host... Read more ...

Blackstone snaps up student housing firm IQ in £4.7bn deal

Blackstone snaps up student housing firm IQ in £4.7bn deal

The US company is buying London-based IQ from Goldman Sachs and the Wellcome Trust as demand for university accommodation surges in response to the growing number of students. Read more ...

Deontay Wilder explains why ear had to be stitched up after Tyson Fury...

Deontay Wilder explains why ear had to be stitched up after Tyson Fury knockout loss

Tyson Fury knocked out Deontay Wilder in their world title fight last Saturday. Read more ...