Daily Archive: February 5, 2018

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John Mahoney: British-born Frasier actor dies aged 77

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Mahoney (pictured second from right) with his co-stars in Frasier The British-born actor John Mahoney, best known for his role as Martin Crane in the US sitcom Frasier, has...

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Iran’s hijab protests: The Girls of Revolution Street

Iranian authorities have arrested 29 people as part of a crack down on protests against the compulsory hijab. The movement, which has been named “the Girls of Revolution Street”, started after a woman took...

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Electric dreams: The race to develop battery-powered planes

The pressure to cut emissions, noise and cost is encouraging aircraft companies to design planes with electric engines. But the challenge is to develop commercially viable electric aircraft, capable of taking lots of passengers....

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Seven charged over ‘circus school’ abuse

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Police have arrested seven people in Australia Seven people have been charged in Australia over the alleged sexual and physical abuse of three young boys. The four women, two...