As part of a government strategy to improve air quality, Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health.
Britain to ban sale of diesel, petrol cars
The tide may have turned in the global fight against AIDS, but too many people in sub-Saharan Africa are developing and dying of AIDS-related diseases due to limited testing and problems with treatment, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said.
Tide turns in AIDS fight yet 'unacceptable' death toll across sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria has the largest number of children in the world who are not being educated, the government said.
Nigeria has 'largest number of children out-of-school'
Unqualified teachers in schools have risen by 62 percent in four years, as headteachers struggle to cope amid a crisis in recruitment.
Unqualified teachers in UK rise by 62 percent
Citizens depend on police to provide public safety while maintaining the trust of the community. How can democratic societies balance these two, often conflicting, aims — given citizens' often divergent views over basic tenets of criminal justice policy?
When should the police use confrontational tactics?
Seven out of 10 packaged foods contain added sugar that is not clearly identified by nutrition labels, according to new research.
Food health-rating labels failing to reveal added sugars
(Facebook Inc.) and other social media company investors have another thing to cheer about: A potential eight percent increase in the number of users that access a social network at least once a month this year.
Social media will soon hit 2.5B users
In 2008, the economic downturn added stress to families across the US.
More children suffer from poverty after The Recession
Much like in the 2002 film Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise, authorities in the east Asian country want to catch criminals before they have done any wrongdoing.
China to use technology to predict crimes before they happen
"I call it reconciliation," said Manuel Elviro. He is part of a Spanish volunteer group that felt compelled to act after seeing some of the dramatic drawings by children who survived the perilous sea crossing from Turkey to Greece.
Refugee children on Lesbos helped to face fear of drowning

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