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Sprawling Mayan network discovered under Guatemala jungle

Image copyright Wild Blue Media/Channel 4 Image caption The Mayan city of Tikal was found to be just a fraction of an immense hidden metropolis Researchers have found more than 60,000 hidden Mayan ruins in Guatemala in a major archaeological breakthrough. Laser technology was used to survey digitally beneath the …

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Trump approves release of disputed memo

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“I think it’s terrible…I think it’s a disgrace”, Trump said of the controversial memo US President Donald Trump has approved the release of a controversial memo thought to detail bias on the part of the FBI. The memo is about the FBI’s …

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Larry Nassar: Father lunges at disgraced US doctor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVictims’ father attacks Larry Nassar in courtroom A father whose three daughters were abused by disgraced US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has tried to attack him in a Michigan courtroom. The man, named by US media as Randall Margraves, was restrained by …

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Oxford Uni don says 'peer pressure' is stifling debate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProf Biggar said academics felt reluctant to share their views on certain topics “Informal peer pressure” is being used to curb debate about controversial historical topics at Oxford, a university professor has claimed. Prof Nigel Biggar said some junior academics told him …

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Swansea Council considers parking charges for teachers

Image copyright gypsybytes/Getty Images Image caption Some schools in the city centre and Brynmill do not have their own parking Car parking charges for teachers could be brought in under plans being considered in Swansea. Each school would be able to decide whether to introduce the charges, which would increase …

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Migrant crisis: Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast

Image copyright AFP Image caption The number trying to reach Italy from Libya declined after a highly criticised EU deal with the Libyan coastguard Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned …

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NSPCC calls for immediate action on children's online safety

Image copyright Getty Images A children’s charity has criticised the government for failing to implement half of its recommendations to make young people safer online – 10 years after they first made them. The NSPCC says 11 of its 38 proposals were ignored and seven were partially implemented – four …

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Maldives police disperse crowds celebrating court ruling

Image copyright AFP Image caption Supporters had gathered to celebrate the Supreme Court ordering the release of opposition politicians Maldives police have fired tear gas at crowds of opposition supporters celebrating a Supreme Court ruling. A reporter said police told crowds they would “not be responsible for damage inflicted by …

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