China to launch moon probe, seeking first lunar rock retrieval since 1970s

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China to launch moon probe, seeking first lunar rock retrieval since 1970s

NOV 22 2020

China plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon this week to bring back lunar rocks in the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from Earth’s natural satellite since the 1970s.

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Covid-19: Chinese vaccine ‘successful in mid-stage trials’

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Covid-19: Chinese vaccine ‘successful in mid-stage trials’

November 18, 2020

A Covid-19 vaccine
The race for a Covid vaccine is in full swing. Getty Images

A Covid-19 vaccine developed in China has shown success in mid-stage trials, researchers say.

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China rescue: British diplomat Stephen Ellison saves drowning woman

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China rescue: British diplomat Stephen Ellison saves drowning woman

By James Landale

16 Nov. 2020

A British diplomat has been hailed as a hero after diving into a river in China to save a drowning student.

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New Kim: Racing pigeon from Belgium sold for record €1.6m

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New Kim: Racing pigeon from Belgium sold for record €1.6m

15 November 2020

New Kim
New Kim has won a number of competitions. Reuters.

A racing pigeon from Belgium has set a new record after being sold for €1.6m ($1.9m, £1.4m).

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Huge crowd joins LGBT march in Taiwan, where COVID is at bay

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Huge crowd joins LGBT march in Taiwan, where COVID is at bay

A huge and festive crowd has marched in Taiwan’s capital in an annual LGBT Pride event

By The Associated Press

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