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An aerial view of a deforested area close to Sinop, Mato Grosso State, Brazil. Photograph: Florian Plaucheur/AFP

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday, with destruction soaring sinc(...)

Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington and Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in Bridgerton. Photograph: Netflix

Natalie Palamides: Nate – A One Man Show December 1st Who is Nate? What is Nate about? And what the hell is going on? All these questions bubble up t(...)

The Inca citadel of  Machu Picchu, Peru, a popular tourist destination in the South American country

Peru opened the ruins of Machu Picchu for a single Japanese tourist after he waited almost seven months to enter the Inca citadel, while trapped in t(...)

It will be the first time the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, and US president Donald Trump  face each other on the debate stage. Photographs: Jim Watson, Brendan Smialowski/ AFP via Getty

US president Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden are due to arrive in Ohio on Tuesday, ahead of the first presidential debate of the 2020 (...)

US president Donald Trump: His refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election has sparked fears of a constitutional crisis.  Photograph: Joe Raedle

US president Donald Trump urged Latino voters in Florida on Friday to endorse him in November’s election, warning that a vote for Joe Biden could hera(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European shares broke a four-day winning run on Thursday, with banks reeling from the prospect of near-zero interest rates for a prolonged period, whi(...)

Lydia Gratis, Nick Reynolds, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Aghogho Sophie Okpara and Nubi Kay. Photograph: Tom Honan

GINA AKPE-MOSES Gina Akpe-Moses is a 21-year-old athlete who came to Ireland from Nigeria at the age of three. From a very early stage, Akpe-Moses sh(...)

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro: “Who are they to try to impose themselves with threats?” he said of the EU. Photograph:  EPA/Miraflores Palace Press Office

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has ordered the head of the European Union mission in Caracas to leave within 72 hours after the bloc announced sa(...)

The global coronavirus pandemic has sparked an economic “crisis like no other,” sending world GDP plunging 4.9 percent this year and wiping out $12 trillion over two years, the IMF said. Photograph: Getty Images

The coronavirus crisis will have an even bigger negative impact on the global economy than initially thought, the IMF said on Wednesday, warning that (...)

Just as the coronavirus ravages the world in the absence of a vaccine, so the banana disease fusarium wilt is marching inexorably around the globe, leaving a trail of scorched plantations in its wake

In the banana plantations of the tropical lowlands of Ecuador, workers are being issued with protective clothing and disinfectant is provided for thei(...)

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