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2011-07-29

Sport

Another Shanghai dead heat

Nothing could seperate Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus and Jeanette Ottesen of Denmark in the women’s 100 metres freestyle final at the world

World

Sad day for a devastated country

Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a victim of last week’s mass shooting in Norway. The grim reality is that this will be the first of many –

Europe

How safe are toys in Europe?

This week in U talk, our internet question comes from 10-year-old Laure in France. She asks: “When I was little, my mummy kept saying that toy

Culture

Bonus: Antonio Pappano

This ‘Musica’ bonus includes a few excerpts from our interview with Maestro Antonio Pappano, Music Director at Royal Opera, Covent Garden

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Russian forest fires

Russia has been hit by fast-spreading forest fires, sparking fears of a repeat of the events during last year’s heatwave and drought.