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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.

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Deadly floods in Bavaria, Germany

A state of emergency is in place in parts of the southern German region of Bavaria after heavy floods caused power cuts and chaos.

A state of emergency is in place in parts of the southern German region of Bavaria after heavy floods caused power cuts and chaos.

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Gorillas are the Good Guys

They are big, beautiful and in many ways just like us. Gorillas have gripped the world's attention since the killing of Harambe at Cincinnati Zoo after a small boy tumbled into his enclosure.

They are big, beautiful and in many ways just like us. Gorillas have gripped the world's attention since the killing of Harambe at Cincinnati Zoo after a small boy tumbled into his enclosure.

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Mount Everest claims third fatality in as many days

An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.

An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.

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At least one dead after two quakes hit Ecuador

At least one person has died and dozens have been injured after two earthquakes shook Ecuador, which is still reeling from a massive tremor last…

At least one person has died and dozens have been injured after two earthquakes shook Ecuador, which is still reeling from a massive tremor last…

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UN: delegates set to sign historic climate change deal

Delegates from more than 165 states are at the United Nations in New York to sign an historic deal to slow down climate change. #EarthDay - the

Delegates from more than 165 states are at the United Nations in New York to sign an historic deal to slow down climate change. #EarthDay - the

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COP 21: bringing the local to the global

Together, they represent a total of 600 million people. 700 mayors from cities around the world have gathered at the UN climate conference in Paris

Together, they represent a total of 600 million people. 700 mayors from cities around the world have gathered at the UN climate conference in Paris

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Paris attacks prompt artists to pick up their pencils

Much has been written already about the consequences and implications of last Friday’s attacks in Paris. However, some of the most insightful comment

Much has been written already about the consequences and implications of last Friday’s attacks in Paris. However, some of the most insightful comment

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Hollande and Obama step up pressure on climate change ahead of COP21

The French and American presidents have urged for action to tackle global warming following a warning by the World Meteorological Organization that greenhouse gases reached record levels in 2014.

The French and American presidents have urged for action to tackle global warming following a warning by the World Meteorological Organization that greenhouse gases reached record levels in 2014.

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Greenhouse gas levels reached record and 'dangerous' high in 2014

Levels of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere reached record highs last year, making Earth a more dangerous planet for future generations, says the

Levels of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere reached record highs last year, making Earth a more dangerous planet for future generations, says the

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Greenhouse gas levels reach record high

Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2014, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Monday. “Every year we say

Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2014, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Monday. “Every year we say