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Chinese electric car falls from third floor office in Shanghai, two killed

Chinese electric carmaker Nio says that two people were killed when one of its vehicles fell from the third floor of its headquarters in Shanghai. One member of staff and a person from a partner company died in the crash. The incident took place on Wednesday at about 17:20 local time, the firm said. The […]

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Massive sinkhole opens up in south-east London

A sinkhole spanning the entire breadth of a residential street has opened up in south-east London. The hole which measures approximately seven metres by seven metres and is four metres deep emerged on Tuesday evening when the road in Bexleyheath started cracking. Police said they were called to Martens Avenue just before 9:00pm and that […]

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SpaceX rocket makes very cool blue spiral above New Zealand

A New Zealand resident spotted a “bizarre but very cool” blue spiral above her house following a SpaceX launch on Sunday (June 19). Clare Rehill photographed the spiral in the sky above Queenstown, a town on New Zealand’s South Island. She posted(opens in new tab) the photo on Twitter⁠ early in the morning her time […]

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Qatar Airways accuses Airbus of acting like a bully over $1 billion peeling paint lawsuit

The head of Qatar Airways on Tuesday accused plane-maker Airbus of acting like a “bully” as their billion-dollar dispute over peeling paint looked no closer to a resolution. The airline and leading plane-maker have been fighting in the British courts for months over the paint problem that seen Qatar Airways ground 23 A350 jets. “If […]

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Heatwave: Woman bit by snake that was colling off at her door

The heatwave is bringing out wildlife, including snakes. In search of shade or a cool place to relax, it’s not uncommon that a snake could end up in or around your house. For one local woman, that’s exactly what happened. She found it hanging in a wreath on her door. Because her door opens inward, […]

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Ukraine lawmakers pass law to ban Russian music

The Ukrainian parliament voted to ban Russian music. Other measures include a decree ordering an increase in the proportion of Ukrainian music played on radio and television stations from thirty-five to forty percent. The ban will apply to musicians who have or had Russian citizenship at any time after 1991, when Ukraine declared independence, except […]

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Dog left alone at home by owners sets accidental fire by turning on stove

A dog caused severe damage to its owners’ home after accidentally turning the stove on and starting a fire while sniffing around the hob at an old greasy pan. Video of the accident was shared by the Southern Platte Fire Protection District, from Parkville, in the US state of Missouri, to warn owners of the […]

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Hong Kong’s iconic floating restaurant capsizes in the South China Sea

Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea less than a week after it was towed away from the city, its parent company said Monday. The restaurant encountered “adverse conditions” on Saturday as it was passing the Xisha Islands, also known as the Paracel Islands, in the South China Sea, […]

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Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea

To commemorate web browser Internet Explorer’s end a South Korean software engineer spent a month and 430,000 won designing and ordering a headstone with Explorer’s “e” logo and the English epitaph: “He was a good tool to download other browsers.” After the memorial went on show at a cafe run by his brother in the […]

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YouTuber permitted to build tunnel under garden to connect his house, bunker and shed

A YouTuber has won retrospective planning permission to burrow a tunnel between his house and shed. Colin Furze spent three years digging the passage by hand under his Lincolnshire garden without permission. The subterranean structure lies 1.2m (4ft) beneath the surface and could eventually also connect to a special underground bunker he has built. Mr […]

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US zoo introduces puppy companion to shy cheetah cub

Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio, United States has been sharing adorable clips of their cheetah cub, Rozi, and has updated fans to show them that she’s currently being introduced to a new puppy companion, Daisy. It’s hoped that Daisy will help to soothe the shy cub’s anxiety, and the pair seem to hit it off straight […]

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SpaceX has reportedly fired several employees for criticizing Elon Musk: Report

SpaceX has fired several employees involved in an open letter that blasted billionaire boss Elon Musk, according to media reports. An email from Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president, saying the company had terminated employees who put together and circulated the letter. The letter writers denounced Musk for actions that they said are a “frequent source of […]