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It’s tulip season!

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

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Second deadly landslide in a month rocks Colombia

A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…

A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…

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Flash floods in Brazil

A strong storm with heavy rain, hail and strong winds struck Uberaba, Brazil, on Saturday afternoon (18 March).

A strong storm with heavy rain, hail and strong winds struck Uberaba, Brazil, on Saturday afternoon (18 March).

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El Nino batters Peru

The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides has climbed to 72.

The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides has climbed to 72.

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Hip hippo hooray!

Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).

Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).

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High winds cause havoc across USA

Icy conditions and powerful winds are causing havoc in the US, from multi-car pileups in Syracuse, New York, to fallen trees and power lines in South Carolina.

Icy conditions and powerful winds are causing havoc in the US, from multi-car pileups in Syracuse, New York, to fallen trees and power lines in South Carolina.

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Etna lights up Sicilian sky

Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.

Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.

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Skiers brave the slopes of Mount Etna as it erupts

Giant orange fountains of lava have spewed into the air over Sicily overnight as Mount Etna surged into life. Streams of orange lava are flowing down the sides of the mountain, which is Europe's large

Giant orange fountains of lava have spewed into the air over Sicily overnight as Mount Etna surged into life. Streams of orange lava are flowing down the sides of the mountain, which is Europe's large

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Deadly Storm Doris batters Britain

At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.

At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.

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Storm Doris batters Britain

24 hours of what forecasters call "Explosive Cyclogenisis" means Doris is now a Weather Bomb

24 hours of what forecasters call "Explosive Cyclogenisis" means Doris is now a Weather Bomb

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Italy earthquakes: 'the situation is critical', geologist tells euronews

Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…

Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…

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Oregon Zoo animals play in the snow

Polar bear Nora, harbor seals, sea otters and Samudra the Asian elephant play in the snow after a winter storm in Portland.

Polar bear Nora, harbor seals, sea otters and Samudra the Asian elephant play in the snow after a winter storm in Portland.

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Hold on a second… 2016 will be longer than you thought

Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.

Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.

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Beard of bees

Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a “beard of bees” to demonstrate the usefulness of the honey-producing insects and to show that they aren’t aggressive.

Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a “beard of bees” to demonstrate the usefulness of the honey-producing insects and to show that they aren’t aggressive.

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Paris to make metro free for a second day

Paris is once again restricting the number of cars travelling in to the French capital as a pollution spike continues.

Paris is once again restricting the number of cars travelling in to the French capital as a pollution spike continues.

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A world view

Video of Earth from the International Space Station (taken from Nasa live cut during the Orbital ATK launch).

Video of Earth from the International Space Station (taken from Nasa live cut during the Orbital ATK launch).

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Fires rage across southern Europe

High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.

High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.