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  • Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

    Dutch officials toast the opening of what is being called the world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.

  • Police seal off 1,300 polling stations in Catalonia

    Police in Catalonia has already sealed over half of the 2,315 polling stations in the region to stop an independence referendum from taking place, the Spanish government says, as separatists remained determined to fight for their right to vote.

  • Military plane crashes killing pilot in Italy air show

    A military plane of the Italian Air Force crashes while taking part in an air show in central Italy, killing the pilot on board.

  • Spain using goats to prevent forest fires

    Spain has taken a very unusual step this time to prevent its forests from catching fire. Much of Europe was scorched this summer, with numerous forest fires breaking out and in Spain goats and sheep are helping to fight the blazes - one nibble at a time, Business Insider UK.

  • Eiffel Tower starts work on anti-terror upgrade

    Works have started Monday to boost security at the Eiffel Tower as an anti-terrorism measure, city hall said, with bulletproof glass walls set to go up around the world's most visited monument.

  • Twitter weeding out users advocating violence

    Twitter says its internal controls have been allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

  • Water: Garments’ invisible price

    Bangladesh boasts as the world’s number two garment exporter. Every third European has a t-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh. But this is not a story of how many million pieces we export. This is a story of the invisible price we pay every time a jeans rolls out of a factory in Bangladesh. The western buyers little know how much water, that precious resource, was used to wash and dye his shirt. The figures are mind boggling.

  • Hundreds battle wildfire across southern France

    Hundreds of firefighters are battling blazes across southern France, with one inferno spreading across 900 hectares of forest and threatening homes on the island of Corsica, emergency services say.

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    'Russian metro bomb suspect a Muslim born in central Asia'

    A Russian suicide bomber originally from mainly Muslim Kyrgyzstan detonated the explosives in a St Petersburg train carriage that killed 14 people and wounded 50, authorities say.

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    Jalaler Golpo wins another int'l film award

    In yet another honour for Bangladesh cinema, Abu Shahed Emon directed Jalaler Golpo wins the Grand Prix - Silver Akbuzat Best Film at the Third International Festival of National and Ethnic Cinema in the Russian city of Ufa.