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Bill Clinton poses for selfies in Dublin despite tropical storm Ophelia

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Bill Clinton poses for selfies in Dublin despite tropical storm Ophelia


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Getting Britain into Space | Michael Castle | TEDxKingstonUponThamesSalon

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Getting Britain into Space | Michael Castle | TEDxKingstonUponThamesSalon


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Russian Cargo Ship Docks at International Space Station

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Russian Cargo Ship Docks at International Space Station


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How Hurricane Ophelia turned the sun ‘apocalyptic’ red today

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How Hurricane Ophelia turned the sun ‘apocalyptic’ red today


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Storm Ophelia wreaks havoc: Three lives lost as weather phenomenon disrupts transport, water and electricity networks

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Storm Ophelia wreaks havoc: Three lives lost as weather phenomenon disrupts transport, water and electricity networks


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Quiet weather in Nebraska and Iowa, Ophelia slams Ireland

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Quiet weather in Nebraska and Iowa, Ophelia slams Ireland


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Ophelia: One person dead as storm batters Ireland, UK braces for 'impactful weather'

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Ophelia: One person dead as storm batters Ireland, UK braces for 'impactful weather'


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  • Getting Britain into Space | Michael Castle | TEDxKingstonUponThamesSalon
    Getting Britain into Space | Michael Castle | TEDxKingstonUponThamesSalon

    , ted.com

    Space tourism hit the news during 2004 with the spaceflights of Spaceship-One; since then no sub-orbital space tourists have flown. That's 13 years without any significant progress. Michael Castle is part of a group of British amateur rocket scientists designing and building a new way to launch rockets into space. Mike Castle was part of the team that developed and launched an amateur satellite called FunCube in 2013. Using his degree in Electronics/Computing, he followed an engineering career in GPS/satellite-navigation systems, and recently started designing the electronics and software for a unmanned rocketplane. "After applying to become an astronaut and receiving a rejection letter, he started work on his own design for rocketplane to fly into space
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  • Bill Clinton poses for selfies in Dublin despite tropical storm Ophelia
    Bill Clinton poses for selfies in Dublin despite tropical storm Ophelia

    , euronews.com

    Tropical storm Ophelia did not stop former US President Bill Clinton from wandering around Dublin and taking selfies with people. He was seen strolling along Dublin’s famous O’Connell Street. #Ophelia might be wild, but doesn’t didn’t keep Photo by @Williebhoy. Photo by Olivia Farrelly. Clinton was supposed to arrive in Belfast on Monday to help break Northern Ireland’s political stalemate but his trip was postponed because of Ophelia
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Environment

  • Photo of butchered rhino wins top award
    Photo of butchered rhino wins top award

    , bbc.co.uk

    A shocking image of environmental crime has been declared the top entry in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) competition. Taken by South African Brent Stirton, the picture shows the slumped form of a black rhino in Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve. Poachers killed the animal at night, with a silencer, and then dehorned it. Stirton took the photo as part of an investigation into the illegal trade in rhino products
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  • La Palma volcano hit by hundreds of earthquakes sparking fears it will erupt and 'send mega tsunami to UK'
    La Palma volcano hit by hundreds of earthquakes sparking fears it will erupt and 'send mega tsunami to UK'

    , mirror.co.uk

    Hundreds of earthquakes have rocked La Palma, sparking fresh fears that the island's volcano is about to erupt. The National Geographic Institute (NGI) has produced a startling map that shows the tremors mainly hit near the slopes of the active volcano Cumbre Vieja. About 44 earthquakes that measured up to 2.1 magnitude were recorded on the popular holiday island just 15 hours between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning
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Geoscience

  • Bill Clinton poses for selfies in Dublin despite tropical storm Ophelia
    Bill Clinton poses for selfies in Dublin despite tropical storm Ophelia

    , euronews.com

    Tropical storm Ophelia did not stop former US President Bill Clinton from wandering around Dublin and taking selfies with people. He was seen strolling along Dublin’s famous O’Connell Street. #Ophelia might be wild, but doesn’t didn’t keep Photo by @Williebhoy. Photo by Olivia Farrelly. Clinton was supposed to arrive in Belfast on Monday to help break Northern Ireland’s political stalemate but his trip was postponed because of Ophelia
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Natural Disasters & Hazards

  • Storm Ophelia: Deadly ex-hurricane to smash into Britain with 70mph winds and flooding
    Storm Ophelia: Deadly ex-hurricane to smash into Britain with 70mph winds and flooding

    , independent.co.uk

    Storm Ophelia is causing further disruption after three people died in hurricane-force winds and hundreds of thousands were left without power. Scotland is braced for gusts of up to 70mph and flood warnings are in place on its west coast as the remnants of the hurricane continue to batter the British Isles. Signs of further impacts began to emerge ahead of the Tuesday rush hour as operator Northern said several trees were blocking the line between Halifax and Bradford Interchange
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