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Meet the butterflies from 200 million years ago

Newly discovered fossils show that moths and butterflies have been on the planet for at least 200 million years. Scientists found fossilised butterfly scales the size of a speck of dust inside ancient rock from Germany. The find pushes back ...

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UK manufacturing output at its highest for 10 years

UK manufacturing output is expanding at its fastest rate since early 2008 after recording a seventh consecutive month of growth in November. Renewable energy projects, boats, aeroplanes and cars for export helped make output 3.9% higher in the three months ...

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North and South Korea Begin First Direct Talks in Years

Advertisement SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea began their first direct talks in more than two years on Tuesday, starting a dialogue that raised hopes for a thaw after months of escalating tensions over the North’s nuclear weapons ...

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UK car sales see first drop for six years

New car sales fell for the first time in six years last year with demand for diesel cars plunging by almost a fifth. In total, there were around 2.5 million cars registered, according to industry body the Society of Motor ...

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