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New UK housing 'dominated by roads'
BBC News, Today 02:04
Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less.
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SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre
BBC News, 19.January 17:41:41
The US company demonstrates how it would rescue astronauts during a failing rocket launch.
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Barometric pressure in London 'highest in 300 years' at least
BBC News, 20.January 17:52:52
High pressure at Heathrow Airport reaches 1,049.6 millibars - a record for the UK's capital.
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Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'
BBC News, 20.January 19:18:18
Research is at an early stage but scientists said it had huge potential for destroying cancers.
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People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules
BBC News, 20.January 17:03:03
But it rejects a claim by a man whose Pacific Island nation is threatened by rising sea levels.
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Malaysia returns 42 containers of 'illegal' plastic waste to UK
BBC News, 20.January 16:05:05
Malaysia will not become "the garbage dump of the world", says the country's environment minister.
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Human impact on nature 'dates back millions of years'
BBC News, 20.January 17:06:06
The impact of humans on nature may have been far greater and longer-lasting than we thought, say scientists.
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Single-use plastic: China to ban bags and other items
BBC News, 20.January 18:28:28
One of the world's biggest users of plastic plans to phase out most single-use items by 2025.
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Australia fires: 'Apocalypse' comes to Kangaroo Island
BBC News, 17.January 07:46:46
Australia's Kangaroo Island has been likened to Noah's Ark - but its unique wildlife is under threat.
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More precious than gold: Why the metal palladium is soaring
BBC News, 20.January 06:05:05
The price of the precious metal palladium has hit a record high of $2,500 an ounce as demand rises.
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