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COP25: Longest climate talks end with compromise deal
BBC News, Today 15:47
Exhausted delegates reach agreement on the key question of ambition with tricky issues postponed.
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Greta Thunberg apologises for 'put leaders against the wall' comment
BBC News, Today 17:39
The teenage climate activist says the phrase has a different meaning in her first language, Swedish.
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Bloodhound car has 800mph target in its sights for 2021
BBC News, 13.December 19:19:19
Test data indicates a land speed record should be achievable, says the project's chief engineer.
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Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction
BBC News, 13.December 02:01:01
A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.
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Denman Glacier: Deepest point on land found in Antarctica
BBC News, 12.December 18:18:18
Denman Glacier reaches down to more than 3,500m below sea level. Only ocean trenches go deeper.
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DNA may hold clues to extinct animal lifespan
BBC News, 12.December 19:33:33
Scientists calculate the lifespans of long-lost species, including ancient human relatives.
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Climate change: Anger as protesters barred from UN talks
BBC News, 12.December 08:48:48
Around 200 environmental campaigners are barred from climate talks after Greta Thunberg speaks.
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Minecraft diamond challenge leaves AI creators stumped
BBC News, 12.December 16:24:24
Humans usually take minutes to learn how to find diamonds in the game, but AI agents struggled.
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Sulawesi art: Animal painting found in cave is 44,000 years old
BBC News, 12.December 08:20:20
Experts say the art, found in an Indonesian cave, could be the world's oldest recorded story.
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Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands
BBC News, 11.December 13:46:46
Emissions from the region made a major contribution to global greenhouse gas levels in 2010-2016.
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