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Just 10 rivers carry 90% of plastic polluting the oceans



News December 12, 2017


Two of them are in Africa - the Nile and the Niger - while the others are in Asia: the Indus, Ganges, Amur, Mekong, Pearl, Hai he, Yellow and Yangtze.As well as being some of the world's longest rivers, they have big populations a...

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Appeal as woman dies in quadruple hit and run in Tulse Hill



News December 12, 2017


The victim, thought to be in her late 20s or early 30s, was hit by a HGV as she used a pedestrian crossing in Tulse Hill, south London.Police say the driver failed to stop at the scene and the woman was then hit by a second lorry ...

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SpaceX delays fully recycled rocket and capsule launch



News December 12, 2017


The mission to restock the International Space Station will be carried out by the Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon capsule, both of which have been used before.According to SpaceX, the back-up launch date of Wednesday is being used ...

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Inflation rises slightly to 3.1% in November



News December 12, 2017


It means the Consumer Price Index measure of inflation (CPI) remains above the Bank of England's inflation target of 2% - but it defied economists expectations that it would remain static.CPI measures the growth in price of every ...

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Air fares and games push inflation to six-year high



News December 12, 2017


It was the highest Consumer Price Index measure of inflation (CPI) since March 2012, and means the cost of living continues to increase well ahead of wage growth.The reading remains above the Bank of England's inflation target of ...

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