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The city that exploded: how China’s growth led to the Tianjin disaster

The 2015 warehouse explosion in Tianjin was one of the worst manmade disasters in Chinese history and exposed the darker side of rapid urbanisation It was almost midnight on a summer ...

Amsterdam mayor opens brothel run by prostitutes: ‘It’s a whole new model’

The so-called municipal brothel opening today isnt quite that but rather a city council initiative to enable prostitutes to run their own brothel in a bid to improve work conditions In ...

Building Zion: the controversial plan for a Mormon-inspired city in Vermont

A Mormon businessman is buying up land to build master-planned towns from scratch, based on the church founders idea for a plat of Zion The roads through rural Vermont wind past rolling ...

From book to boom: how the Mormons plan a city for 500,000 in Florida

The Mormon church owns vast tracts of US land, and now envisages a huge new city on its Deseret Ranch but at what cost? Everything about the biggest landowners in the state: the Mormon ...

Labour to set out plans for early years taskforce – BBC News

There have been continuing appeals for unity following Mr Corbyn’s re-election but uncertainty over when or how many critics of the leader will be invited back into the shadow ...

Donald Trump on criminal justice: CNN’s Reality Check team vets the claims

Washington (CNN)Crime and guns are big topics in this presidential campaign. CNN’s Reality Check Team put Trump’s statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, ...

Syrian forces shatter ceasefire, destroy Aleppo’s water station

(CNN)Intense and ongoing airstrikes targeting rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Thursday killed 20 people and destroyed the Syrian city’s main water pumping station, an activist ...

Should I worry about chromium-6 in my drinking water?

(CNN)The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical ...

The doctor will not see you now: How Singapore is pioneering telemedicine

(CNN)Stroke patients in Singapore are using iPads for remote rehabilitation — removing the need to visit their clinic. The new treatment is part of a tele-rehabilitation program ...

Fresh violence at Trump rally as supporter allegedly punches protester

North Carolina scuffle was the first violent incident in months, though the GOP nominees events had been marked by violence throughout the primary season A Donald Trump campaign rally ...
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