Underground air-raid shelter feeding London restaurants

Underground air-raid shelter feeding London restaurants

Under an anonymous back street in south London lies a vast underground air-raid shelter that has been turned into a pioneering urban farm supplying supermarkets and restaurants in the capital. The Second World War shelter in Clapham, which could protect...
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‘I have a lot of questions for them’: Girl gives library wish list of authors she’d like to meet

‘I have a lot of questions for them’: Girl gives library wish list of authors she’d like to meet

An eight-year-old girl who really, really loves to read gave staff at her local library branch an adorable handwritten wish list with the names of all the authors she’d like to meet one day. Related posts: ‘Not afraid of dying...
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Spanish police seal off polling stations in Catalonia

Spanish police seal off polling stations in Catalonia

Spanish police have sealed off most public buildings earmarked as polling stations for a banned referendum on Catalonia’s breakaway from Spain, according to officials. Separatists in the northeastern region on Friday evening and Saturday morning started ...
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Thousands march in Dublin calling for end to Ireland’s abortion ban

Thousands march in Dublin calling for end to Ireland’s abortion ban

Thousands of people have protested in Dublin, calling for an end to Ireland’s strict abortion laws. Campaigners took part in the March for Choice in the capital’s city centre, chanting: “Hey, hey Leo, the eighth amendment has got to go”...
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Monarch package holidays protection extended for 24 hours

Monarch package holidays protection extended for 24 hours

Image copyright Getty Images Monarch Airlines has been granted a 24-hour extension on its licence to sell package holidays. The agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority means customers can buy Atol-protected holidays on Sunday. It is Monarch’s second ...
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Catalan referendum: Activists occupy school ahead of vote

Catalan referendum: Activists occupy school ahead of vote

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-independence activists have occupied designated polling stations More than 160 schools in Catalonia have been occupied by activists trying to keep them open ahead of the region’s banned independence referendum, S...
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Sweden: Clashes at neo-Nazi rally in Gothenburg

Sweden: Clashes at neo-Nazi rally in Gothenburg

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe NRM rally pressed past police lines, resulting in clashes A rally of neo-Nazis in Sweden has ended in clashes with both anti-fascist counter-demonstrators and police. The Nordic Resistance Movement ...
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Can Spain’s economy survive a Catalan secession?

Can Spain’s economy survive a Catalan secession?

Catalonia, whose leaders are pushing for a split from Spain in a banned referendum on Sunday, is one of the powerhouses of the Spanish economy.  The region, in the northeast of Spain, is buoyed by industry, research and tourism – but...
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Thousands march in Dublin for abortion rights

Thousands march in Dublin for abortion rights

Spain seals off majority of Catalan polling stations but Catalan leader ‘won’t give up’ Read more War of words intensifies between Trump and mayor of Puerto Rico capital Read more Colombia and last rebel group to begin truce Read more...
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U.S. In Direct Contact With North Korea: ‘We Do Talk To Them,’ Tillerson Says

U.S. In Direct Contact With North Korea: ‘We Do Talk To Them,’ Tillerson Says

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with China’s President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Saturday. Tillerson acknowledged the U.S. has direct contact with North Korea over its nuclear program. China is seen as crucial in helping to avert a...
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As Argentine Elections Approach, Two Disturbing Mysteries Loom

As Argentine Elections Approach, Two Disturbing Mysteries Loom

That determination, likely to be made public in the coming days, contradicts the findings of another team of experts during Mrs. Kirchner’s tenure that there was no evidence anyone else was involved in Mr. Nisman’s death, meaning that hehad probably...
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