Peru has some of the strictest regulations on fireworks in Latin America
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Indigo dye may be older — and more American — than previously assumed. In a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, researchers report scraps of indigo-dyed fabric found in Peru that dated back to 6,200 years ago. That makes these blue jean ancestors nearly 2,000 years older than the previous oldest example of the dye, which was made in Egypt.
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Deaths follow latest in a spate of selfie-related accidents
It took rescuers one and a half hours to reach his body
Reid and Michaella McCollum were caught at Lima Airport on August 6 2013 trying to board a flight with 24lb (11kg) of cocaine in food packets hidden in their luggage
The 22-year-old has served approximately a third of her six year, eight month sentence
The find may unearth information about the most ancient city in south America inhabited between 2,600 BC and 2,000 BC
The 28-year-old was last seen setting out for a walk alone two days before his 29th birthday
Kashmira Gander talks to the women behind a Hackney restaurant offering not only employment but a creative outlet
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Town's mayor says punishing beggars is impossible because they 'can't or will never be able to pay'
Peru increased surveillance at Machu Picchu in 2014 as nude photos and streaking became increasingly common
She had lived with the tumour for 8 years
The chasm measured three metres deep by five metres wide