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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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    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
    World Health Organisation division tackling coronavirus underfunded and facing internal corruption allegations, audits reveal
    17 Feb: The division leading the global response to the coronavirus outbreak is so chronically underfunded it poses a "severe" level of hazard to the World Health Organisation, audits reveal.... more
    Blasts at US coalition military base in Baghdad
    16 Feb: There have been several blasts at a US coalition military base in Baghdad, caused by an apparent rocket attack, according to a US military official.... more
    This is how thousands of Chinese women defied the one-child policy to give birth twice
    16 Feb: A generation grew up under China's one-child policy and while thousands of women were forced to abort second pregnancies, many others defied the law and gave birth in secret, writes Lise Floris.... more

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