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    Germany is shutting down its coal industry for good, so far without sacking a single worker
     18 February 2020
    Germany is doing what Australia says it can't — shutting down every coal mine and coal-fired power plant in the country. But there's a cost.
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    Ten thousand koalas may have died in NSW bushfires, inquiry hears
    18 Feb: As many as 10,000 koalas — a third of New South Wales' total population — are estimated to have perished this summer from bushfires and drought, an inquiry is told.... more
    Ghost ship MV Alta washes up on Irish coast after nearly 18 months at sea
    18 Feb: In what maritime experts are calling a "one-in-a-million", an unmanned vessel ends its near-18-month journey in the wake of Storm Dennis.... more
    Varicose veins: What causes them, can you prevent them and how are they treated?
    18 Feb: Varicose veins — the swollen, twisted veins often found on people's legs and feet — are more than just a cosmetic issue. Here's what causes them, how to prevent them, and how they can be treated.... more
    Australia's Outback Wrangler Matt Wright fails in first attempt to rescue Indonesian crocodile tangled in tyre
    18 Feb: Matt Wright has made his name capturing Australia's biggest and baddest crocodiles, but in Indonesia a big croc tangled in a tyre proves an impossible catch.... more
    Death of former Love Island presenter Caroline Flack highlights problems with UK press
    17 Feb: Caroline Flack's death sparks huge criticism of the British tabloid press, which intensely scrutinised the TV presenter's personal life and her upcoming trial over the alleged assault of her boyfriend.... more
    Indian students forced to remove underpants to prove they weren't menstruating
    17 Feb: More than 60 young women at a school in India say they were forced to strip and show their underpants to teachers in order to prove they were not on their period.... more
    We don't need face masks for coronavirus. But there are other ways to protect ourselves
    17 Feb: The risk of catching coronavirus in Australia is low. But there are simple ways to reduce your risk — and in doing so, improve your odds of staving off the flu and common cold.... more
    Joshua Cheptegei smashes 5km world record with insane 12:51 in Monaco wearing Nike Vaporfly shoes
    17 Feb: Ugandan world 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei has shattered the 5km road world record. And yes, he did it wearing those Nike shoes.... more
    Woman posing as photographer drugged mother in order to kidnap baby, police allege
    17 Feb: A woman offering to take free photographs of babies drugged a mother with a cupcake in a bid to kidnap her newborn child and raise it as her own, US police say.... more

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