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Tomorrow's Cities: Future of Shopping
Science & Tech  (tags: Tomorrow, Shopping, Technology )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Go down to your local High Street and it probably looks like every other one you have ever visited - full of coffee shops, mobile phone stores and discount retailers. There may also be many boarded-up shops
Child Sex Exploitation 'Social Norm' in Greater Manchester
Offbeat  (tags: Children, sex, exploitation, grooming, Manchester, UK )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Child sexual exploitation has become a "social norm" within some areas of Greater Manchester, according to the author of a report ordered after the Rochdale grooming case.
Koala Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Raises Hope
Offbeat  (tags: animals, koalas, Chlamydia, vaccine, protection, scientists, Australia )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Chlamydia causes blindness and infertility in koalas, and can be fatal, Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
No Link Between Tough Penalties and Drug Use - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Laws, Drugs, Government Report, UK )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
There is "no obvious relationship" between tough laws and levels of drug use, a government report has suggested.
40,000 Kenyans Accuse Britain of Abuse and Torture in Second Mau Mau Law Suit
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Clashes, Conflict, Court, Crime, Human rights, UK )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - rt.com
Over 41,000 Kenyans have waged an attempt to sue the British government for compensation, alleging maltreatment and physical abuse during a Mau Mau uprising in the 1950s against UK colonial rule.
Barack Obama's Best Years Could Still Be Ahead of Him
Offbeat  (tags: Obama, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
On a chilly November night in 2008 I stood with my camera crew in Grant Park, in Chicago, and watched the new 44th president of the United States being greeted by his ecstatic supporters.
Unexpected Ways to Wake Up Your Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brains, research )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against some unlikely alternatives
Don't Touch Debris! Antares Explosion Leaves Highly Toxic Elements Beyond Hazard Area
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Russia, Space, USA, Vessels )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - rt.com
The explosion late Tuesday of the Antares rocket, on a mission from Virginia to deliver 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station, scattered toxic wreckage beyond a protected 'hazard area' that should be avoided, NASA has warned.
Small Town Sends Armored Vehicle, 24 Officers to Collect Debt From 75-Year-Old
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Military, Police, USA, Vehicles )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - rt.com
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That's what the sheriff's department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
Whales Butchered in Bloody Seas: Faroe Islanders Say It's Tradition, Others Protest
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Health, Iceland, Scandal )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - rt.com
The waters on the shores of Denmark's Faroe Islands turn red in summer. The islanders are keen on preserving a centuries-old bloody practice of whale hunting, which turns small bays in slaughterhouses despite the efforts of activists to stop them.
 
 
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