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EU countries ‘caught between two extremes’ over press freedom | Euronews

A passer-by in front of a newspaper kiosk in December 2021 in Athens, Greece – Copyright ARIS MESSINIS/AFP “Polarisation to the west, war and propaganda to the east” is how Reporters Without Borders sums up the press freedom situation in … Continue reading

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How does Britain know what time it is?

Did I need to get a radio controlled clock and travel to Anthorn to film this video? Absolutely not. But for a few minutes, that clock was really, really accurate. • Thanks to the team at NPL! More about NPL … Continue reading

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The Panola Project

“The Panola Project,” a film by Jeremy Levine and Rachael DeCruz, follows Dorothy, a convenience-store owner, as she goes door to door in order to convince her neighbors to get their COVID-19 vaccines

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Branch Manager 🤣 ❄️ (via @earthtalent) | Selected Videos

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Inside Bangkok’s abandoned department store – BBC News

Few cities can rival Bangkok’s chaotic and colourful mix of modernity and tradition. Largely unplanned, the Thai capital dazzles visitors with its fast and furious pace, and its dizzying variety of architectural styles. But the city’s galloping development has left … Continue reading

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Didsbury flood storage area – a Twitter thread | John Curtin, UK Environmental Agency

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How The Internet Travels Across Oceans

99% of all internet traffic – from this video to your Pokemon Go account to your family WhatsApp group – runs on a hidden network of undersea cables. Why should you care? Because modern life is increasingly dependent on those … Continue reading

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Inside the British laboratory that protects the world’s chocolate

The International Cocoa Quarantine Centre, at the University of Reading, has an important job: stop pests and viruses from hitching a ride, as researchers try to breed better and hardier varieties of cocoa. Here’s how they do it. ■ https://research.reading.ac.uk/cocoa/… … Continue reading

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Why China is Building Africa’s Railways

Africa is in the midst of a railway renaissance, and it’s being built in large part by China. For more by The B1M subscribe now – http://ow.ly/GxW7y Full story here – https://theb1m.com/video/why-china-is… Executive Producer and Narrator – Fred Mills Producer … Continue reading

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Why Russia is Building an Arctic Silk Road

Russia’s Arctic construction boom is seriously warming up. For more by The B1M subscribe now – https://bit.ly/the-b1m Full story here – https://theb1m.com/video/russia-north… Executive Producer and Narrator – Fred Mills Producer – Tim Gibson Video Editing and Graphics – James Durkin … Continue reading

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