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CycloCable, the bike escalator

Sunday, 07 December 2014 16:59

Bicycling is a cheap and healthy way to get around, but a steep hill can become a casual cyclist’s Achilles’ heel. Luckily, the Norwegian city of Trondheim has a solution to this problem – a bike escalator.

Typhoon Hagupit sweeps across Philippines

Sunday, 07 December 2014 11:13

Typhoon Hagupit is sweeping across the eastern Philippines, toppling trees and power lines and threatening coastal areas with a powerful sea-surge.

Australian parliament backs migrant reforms

Friday, 05 December 2014 11:23

The Australian parliament has approved changes to immigration laws that include reintroducing controversial temporary visas for refugees.

HIV evolving 'into milder form'

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 13:23

HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study.

Indian sisters take on molesters in bus; 3 nabbed

Monday, 01 December 2014 09:29

In a show of courage, two college-going sisters thrashed three eve teasers inside a bus, even as passengers chose to look the other way.

Is this world's largest selfie?

Sunday, 30 November 2014 13:12

A group of at least 1,151 people in Bangladesh have taken a selfie together with their Nokia Lumia 730 smartphone - making it one of the gigantic selfies fit to become the world's largest selfie.

Canberra Christmas lights set world record

Saturday, 29 November 2014 12:43

A Christmas lights display in the Australian capital, Canberra, has set a new world record.

Namibia votes in Africa's first electronic poll

Friday, 28 November 2014 16:42

Namibians are choosing a new president and parliament - in what is Africa's first electronic ballot.

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