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Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goals for Portugal break Ireland’s hearts

Cristiano Ronaldo just would not be denied. He had a penalty saved by Gavin Bazunu and then saw John Egan put the Republic of Ireland on course for what would

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Misinformation on Twitter adversely affects adults’ health decisions

UK and US adult smokers who were considering using e-cigarettes were deterred when exposed to tweets falsely implying the devices are more harmful than conventional cigarettes, finds new research. The

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A City divided? London tackles Brexit with twin-track finance

High in the skyscrapers that have taken root in its warren of medieval streets, City of London grandees are plotting a post-Brexit regulatory revamp to rival New York. The City,

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NASA sets a new launch date of December 18 for the James Webb Space Telescope

NASA’s most complex space observatory to date is also unfortunately one of the agency’s most hamstrung projects. Work on the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope officially started way back

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Mum’s outrage at negative Airbnb review after they used owner’s Netflix account

A woman shocked to receive a negative review from an Airbnb owner after a week-long holiday asked for advice online over whether she should try and challenge it When staying

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