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Santa Barbara evacuated as Thomas flares up again

Image copyright AFP Image caption Firefighters are dropping red flame retardant to try to quench the flames Authorities in California have issued new evacuation orders as a huge wildfire flares up again in Santa Barbara County. Meteorologists said fresh northerly winds were likely to drive the flames from the fire – named Thomas – towards […]

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Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Real Madrid have enjoyed their most successful year in 2017, winning five trophies Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back Club World Cup titles as Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick beat Brazilian side Gremio. Zinedine Zidane’s side dominated from the start but found chances difficult against well-organised opposition. But Ronaldo got the breakthrough with […]