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We must ditch red meat to save planet, top scientist warns

We must ditch red meat to save planet, top scientist warnsPeople need to give up red meat to prevent catastrophic damage to the planet’s climate, a former government chief scientist has told Sky News.

Girl kills herself after Instagram poll to decide between life or death

Girl kills herself after Instagram poll to decide between life or deathAuthorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was found to have taken her own life after starting an Instagram poll asking users to vote for life or death. 

Fury as biscuit heir downplays forced labour under Nazis

Fury as biscuit heir downplays forced labour under NazisThe heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule.

Foreign Office ‘in crisis mode’ over US-Iran tensions

Foreign Office ‘in crisis mode’ over US-Iran tensionsBritain’s Foreign Office has gone into crisis mode because of rising tensions in the Gulf between the United States and Iran, Sky News can reveal.

Politician puts ad on Pornhub and says ‘you have to be where your voters are’

Politician puts ad on Pornhub and says ‘you have to be where your voters are’A Danish politician has placed a campaign ad on one of the world’s biggest porn-streaming websites ahead of Denmark’s general election.

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for a record 23rd time

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for a record 23rd timeSherpa Kami Rita has broken his own record for the most successful climbs of the world’s highest peak.

US orders embassy staff to leave Iraq immediately

US orders embassy staff to leave Iraq immediatelyThe US has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq immediately.

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in AlabamaAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion – challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abortion across the country in the 1970s.

Police banned from using facial recognition software in city

Police banned from using facial recognition software in citySan Francisco has become the first US city to ban police and other public departments from using facial recognition software.

Farmer saws off own leg after becoming caught in machinery

Farmer saws off own leg after becoming caught in machineryA farmer had to saw off his own leg with a pocket knife after he became stuck in a piece of machinery.