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Prague cyclists to have a remarkable trees route

Prague cyclists to have a remarkable trees route By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright Prazske Stromy Image caption Prague offers meetings with remarkable trees Cyclists in the Czech capital will soon be able to pedal along a route that will acquaint them with the city’s most important and unusual trees. […]

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Mont Blanc: Three bodies found on Miage glacier

Image copyright Getty Images/icenando Image caption The remains were found on the remote Miage glacier, pictured in the background The bodies of three people, suspected to have died in the 1990s, have been discovered on the Italian side of Mont Blanc. The remains, on the Miage glacier, are thought have been exposed by melting ice. […]

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Polish bishops for total ban on Sunday shopping

Image copyright Tom Dulat/Getty Images Image caption Never on a Sunday: Plans for a trading ban are gaining momentum Poland’s leading Catholic bishop has spoken out in favour of an almost complete ban on shops opening on Sunday, amid growing public controversy over the proposal. “Free Sundays are what all Catholics, non-Catholics and non-believers need,” […]

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Bluff and bluster

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump threatened a response “like the world has never seen” The US president has vowed to respond to North Korean threats “with fire and fury like the world has never seen”. North Korea, meanwhile, has threatened to fire off missiles at the US island territory of […]

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Kenya election 2017: Commission denies system was hacked

Image copyright EPA Image caption The votes are still being counted in the Kenyan election Kenya’s electoral commission has denied opposition claims its IT system had been hacked in order to manipulate Tuesday’s election results. Chief electoral officer Ezra Chiloba told reporters the systems were not compromised at any point. He spoke out after presidential […]