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Why Starbucks could still face toilet trouble

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Public toilets have proven notoriously difficult to maintain worldwide Starbucks has amended its toilet policy to allow anyone to use the facilities – whether or not they purchase something – following a row over the treatment of black customers. But the move by the …

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Cheetahs chase family at safari park

The general manager of Beekse Bergen park in the Netherlands said they had a lucky escape. Niels de Wildt added that cheetahs prey on small game so the family’s little boy was particularly at risk. He said the family had clearly ignored park advice not to get out of the …

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School pencil cases banned to stop 'stigma'

Image caption Pauline Johnstone has banned pencil cases at St Wilfrid’s Primary School in Blyth A school has banned pencil cases in a bid to stop pupils from poor families being stigmatised. St Wilfrid’s Primary School in Blyth, Northumberland, said it had taken steps to get rid of any “designer …

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Eurovision 2018: Meet Benjamin, the Swedish Justin Bieber

People say Sweden’s Eurovision Song Contest entry Benjamin Ingrosso looks similar to Canadian singer Justin Bieber. He’s no stranger to the limelight as a cousin of Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso and he’s the son of Pernilla Wahlgren, a Swedish singer and actress who has her own reality TV series.

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Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

Image copyright Israel Defense Forces Image caption The Israel Defense Forces released video of an air strike on a Syrian missile launcher Iran has backed Syria’s “right to defend itself” after Israel launched strikes on what it said was Iranian military infrastructure inside Syria. In the first comments by Iran …

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Record $120m fine for nuisance robocalls

Image copyright Getty Images A man has been fined a record-breaking $120m (£88m) for making more than 90 million automated marketing telephone calls in the US. Miami salesman Adrian Abramovich was accused of trying to sell holidays and timeshare properties with the unsolicited robocalls. The fine is the largest the …

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Eurovision 2018: Chinese channel barred from airing contest

Image copyright Mango TV Image caption A screenshot from Mango TV shows a blurred rainbow flag during Switzerland’s performance The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has barred one of China’s most popular TV channels from airing the Eurovision song contest after it censored LGBT elements of the competition. Mango TV was …

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