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At Least a Dozen People Have Been Arrested in the US City of Cleveland During Protests After An Officer Was Cleared of All Charg
Offbeat  (tags: Protests, Police, Courts, Civil Unrest, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
At least a dozen people have been arrested in the US city of Cleveland during protests after an officer was cleared of all charges relating to the killing of an unarmed black couple.
Californian Drought: Challenges for Farmers and City Dwellers
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, trees, wildlife, environment, weather, nature, drought, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
California is now well into a fourth year of severe drought.This year's record low mountain snowpack, which the state relies on to get through its dry summers,
Do You Remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Childhood, Nostalgia, Stunt Cycle, Evel Knievel )

- 3 hours ago -
Almost more than they remember the man himself, many people still fondly reminisce over the toys based on stunt motorcyclist Evel Knievel. Simon Fry looks at a slice of childhood nostalgia.
Is the UK Still a Christian Country?
Offbeat  (tags: Religion, UK )

- 3 hours ago -
Are we losing our religion? The answer for the UK seems to be "Yes", while the answer for the developing world is a resounding "No".
Rain Deluge Brings Floods to Texas and Oklahoma
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Rain, Floods, Environment, globalwarming, water, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
A deluge of rainfall has burst rivers and brought flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
EU Citizens Not Eligible for Referendum Vote, Says No 10
Offbeat  (tags: EU citizens, Referendum, Membership, UK )

- 3 hours ago -
Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will not get a vote in the referendum on Europe, No 10 has said.
Ayr Hospital Surgeon Amputated Leg With 'Rusty Hacksaw'
Offbeat  (tags: Hospital, surgeon, amputated leg, rusty hacksaw, B&Q DIY store, Scotland, UK )

- 9 hours ago -
A hospital surgeon allegedly used a "rusty hacksaw" to amputate a patient's leg after attempting to get a suitable instrument from B&Q.
Saving Coffee From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Coffee, Under-Threat, Arabica, Robusta, extinction )

- 9 hours ago -
Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over the past 15 years,
Who, What, Why: Can You Reduce Sugar in Food Without Anyone Noticing?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Sugar, WHO )

- 9 hours ago -
Tesco has announced it will reduce the level of sugar in its own-label soft drinks by 5% per year. But how can you reformulate recipes subtly, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.
Why Do US Police Keep Killing Unarmed Black Men?
Offbeat  (tags: unarmed black men, police, killing, USA )

- 55 minutes ago -
Recent high-profile cases of unarmed black men dying at the hands of the US police have sparked protests and civil unrest in several American cities.
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