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How a falling birth rate stalls the world economy - BBC News

How a falling birth rate stalls the world economy - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
Does having fewer children slow down the whole economy?
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MyShake quake app invites public testing - BBC News

MyShake quake app invites public testing - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
A new app that turns a smartphone into a mobile seismometer is being rolled out by California scientists.
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Delhi 'odd-even' anti-pollution car rationing again from April - BBC News

Delhi 'odd-even' anti-pollution car rationing again from April - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
India's capital Delhi announces a second round of car rationing aimed at curbing alarming pollution levels.
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Rainforest regrowth boosts carbon capture, study shows - BBC News

Rainforest regrowth boosts carbon capture, study shows - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
Secondary rainforests - if allowed to flourish in the right conditions - can absorb 11 times as much carbon as old-growth rainforests, a study shows.
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Australian migration to NZ hits new high - BBC News

Australian migration to NZ hits new high - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
More people are moving from Australia to New Zealand than heading the other way for the first time in 24 years, officials say.
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Italian town welcomes first baby for 28 years - BBC News

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Mountain community in northern Italy celebrates its first new arrival since 1987.
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BBC may ask over-75s to give up free TV licence - BBC News

BBC may ask over-75s to give up free TV licence - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
The BBC is considering asking people who are over 75 to give up their free TV licence if they can, or to make a voluntary contribution to its cost.
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Rice and palm oil risk to mangroves - BBC News

Rice and palm oil risk to mangroves - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
The threat posed by the development of rice and palm oil plantations to mangroves in South-East Asia has been underestimated, a study suggests.
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Who will take care of China's elderly people? - BBC News

Who will take care of China's elderly people? - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
China has the fastest-ageing population in human history and young people no longer always look after ageing parents. It's a looming social problem of huge proportions.
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China Ends One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children

China Ends One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children | iGCSE | Scoop.it
The decision ends decades of restrictive policies that limited most urban families to one child.
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China's one-child policy reversal cautiously welcomed - BBC News

State media have mostly welcomed news China is reforming its one-child policy, but right groups say restrictions should be abolished altogether.
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China to end one-child policy - BBC News

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China decides to end its decades-long policy of allowing couples to have only one child, increasing the number permitted to two.
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Coral worldwide threatened by bleaching - NOAA - BBC News

Corals worldwide are at risk from a major episode of bleaching caused by natural currents and man-made climate change, scientists warm.
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Reinventing China's abortion police - BBC News

Reinventing China's abortion police - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
They caused heartache for millions but now some of the people who forced Chinese women to have abortions have a new job.
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Life expectancy high among elderly - BBC News

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People in England are living longer than ever before in older age, a report from Public Health England says.
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Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' - BBC News

Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
More than 50,000 children in Somalia "face death" because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says.
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'World's biggest' wind farm to be built off East Yorkshire coast - BBC News

'World's biggest' wind farm to be built off East Yorkshire coast - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
A wind farm powering more than a million homes is to go ahead off the East Yorkshire coast.
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A day using Chinese goods in the US - BBC News

A day using Chinese goods in the US - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
The challenge: spend a day in the US using as many Chinese goods possible.
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France Bure: Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site - BBC News

France Bure: Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
A rock slide kills one person and injures another at a site for nuclear waste in north-eastern France, emergency officials say.
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China: Company makes women 'apply' to have children - BBC News

China: Company makes women 'apply' to have children - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
A Chinese company requires women to give one year's notice before having children.
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China: Wedding rush over 'late marriage' holiday change - BBC News

China: Wedding rush over 'late marriage' holiday change - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
Couples rush to tie the knot ahead of changes to
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Why are Chinese fishermen destroying coral reefs in the South China Sea? - BBC News

Why are Chinese fishermen destroying coral reefs in the South China Sea? - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes comes across Chinese fishermen smashing coral reefs near a Philippine-controlled island and leaving behind a scene of complete devastation.
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Five numbers that sum up China's one-child policy - BBC News

Five numbers that sum up China's one-child policy - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
China's government is abolishing its one-child policy, which was introduced to limit the birth rate. What difference has it made?
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UK population 'to top 70 million in 12 years' - BBC News

UK population 'to top 70 million in 12 years' - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
Office for National Statistics projections set out how the UK's population is expected to grow, with a rise to 74.3 million expected within 25 years.
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Iceland: Coach driver rallies support for refugee day trips - BBC News

Iceland: Coach driver rallies support for refugee day trips - BBC News | iGCSE | Scoop.it
Icelandic coach driver takes refugees on a tour and wants others to follow suit.
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