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Uganda's giants are flourishing once again

After the wholesale butchery of Idi Amin's regime, elephant populations are finally recovering
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After 350 years, the riddle of Britain's exploding fleet is finally solved

Archaeologists will recover a crucial item from the wreck of the London which could help shed more light on what happened in the vessel's final seconds
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Airbus has patented a jet that could fly from London to New York in one hour

The invention involves turbojets and ramjets - a type of jet engine - and a rocket motor
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10 best sun creams for kids

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Nice guy Finn is making up for lost time – and quickly

He was man-of-the-match in the third Test following his recall to the England side
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Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

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Bettany Hughes interview

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Art of the state

Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China
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Vegetarian food gets a makeover

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The haunting of Shirley Jackson

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