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Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public

Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public

LONDON — A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade’s time while helping scientists scout a possible location for...

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is raffling off dozens of gifts he’s been given during his short papacy, including a new Fiat 4x4, some bikes and a fancy coffee maker, with the...

France the new tax haven for technology companies

France the new tax haven for technology companies

PARIS — Move over, Ireland. Companies from Microsoft to China’s Huawei Technologies scouring Europe for fiscally attractive shores are turning to an unlikely country: France. As...

Paris city council fights over new skyscraper

Paris city council fights over new skyscraper

PARIS — The Paris City Council has rejected plans for a new skyscraper on the city’s 19th-century skyline — but the mayor immediately rejected the vote as invalid.

Bird flu confirmed at Dutch, UK farms

Bird flu confirmed at Dutch, UK farms

THE HAGUE (Netherlands) — The Dutch government yesterday (Nov 16) banned the transport of poultry and eggs throughout the country after confirming an outbreak of bird flu at a...

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