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This interactive map shows how wrong we picture the world  Fast Company

Watch the Mercator projection that we all know morph into the true map.

Michael van Gerwen headlines Saturday's action at the World Darts Championship  SkySports

World No 1 Michael van Gerwen headlines Saturday's action at the World Darts Championship, as former World Youth champions Max Hopp and Keegan ...

Women Power Protest review – the art world's forgotten female figures  The Guardian

An exhibition celebrating female artists is always welcome – yet most aren't given the space here to explore issues beyond femininity.

Hicce, London: 'A challenging, beautiful, brave new world' – restaurant review | Grace Dent  The Guardian

The name Hicce x Wolf & Badger filled me with partial dread. I say “partial”, because the front section, Hicce, is the new restaurant by Pip Lacey, ex-head chef at ...

Smash Ultimate guide: Every World of Light character location with maps  Polygon

Characters you unlock in the main game aren't playable in World of Light until you unlock them there. Use our guide and maps to find, defeat and unlock every ...

'Smoking Gun' Planet: This Neptune-Size Alien World Is Evaporating in Record Time

A gaseous alien world is evaporating at a record rate, shedding considerable light on an exoplanet mystery, a new study reports. The Neptune-size planet, ...

New Technologies Are Combining to Change Our World  Forbes

The advancements technology has made in the last twenty years alone are staggering, but they pale in comparison to what is coming. James McCann explores ...

UN Yemen mission to rush to Hodeidah to oversee ceasefire  The Guardian

A small-scale UN monitoring mission will rush to the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah next week to oversee a ceasefire, the UN special envoy for Yemen has told ...

Kurt Vonnegut's Unpublished World War II Scrapbook Reveals Origins of 'Slaughterhouse-Five'

Volume features 22 letters from author to his family, photographs of the razed city of Dresden, telegrams and news clippings.

What the world wants  The Washington Post

We surveyed hundreds of millions of tweets to see what people most craved this year.

Tusk accuses MPs of showing lack of respect for Theresa May  The Guardian

Donald Tusk has accused MPs of showing a lack of respect for the British prime minister as the EU turned its fire on the Commons over its failure to back the ...

Rightwing Venezuelan exiles hope Bolsonaro will help rid them of Maduro  The Guardian

Some believe the rise of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's next president, makes a US-led military intervention in Venezuela more likely.

Strasbourg: Police make public appeal in Cherif Chekatt manhunt  BBC News

French police have appealed for help in finding a man suspected of a Christmas market gun attack in Strasbourg that killed three people, and left a fourth brain ...

Inclusion health: an Irish answer to the homelessness crisis  The Guardian

A Dublin experiment is trying to close the revolving door that recycles people from the street to the hospital ward, and back again.

The Indian Empire at War and India, Empire and the First World War review – a story finally told  The Guardian

The experience of the 1.5 million men who fought in the Indian army during the first world war is at last being recounted, in books by George Morton-Jack and ...

Strasbourg attack suspect killed by police  The Guardian

French interior minister says officers 'neutralised' Chérif Chekatt in street encounter.

The world is sleepwalking into a $1 trillion energy nightmare

If the threat of higher diesel taxes was enough to cause riots on the streets of Paris then the impact of an obscure new rule forcing shipping companies to use ...

Take Five: Feeling Fed up again? World markets themes for the week...  Reuters

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Yemen war: Firing in Hudaydah raises fears for new truce  BBC News

Fighting has resumed on the fringes of Yemen's port city of Hudaydah, according to residents, raising fears for a newly agreed truce. The ceasefire for the port ...

Grace Millane: police find shovel after CCTV search  The Guardian

New Zealand police had asked for help to find shovel believed to be linked to Briton's death.

10 cool shopping districts around the world: readers' tips  The Guardian

Hamburg has its vinyl, St Petersburg its designer island and Toronto its arty distillery district. But the retail magic is strongest in Whitley Bay …

Wealthy family willing to pay $100k for photographer to travel world  WTVD-TV

Calling all photographers. Pack your passport and camera and get ready for an adventure. A family in the United Kingdom is looking for someone to travel the ...

Bible PROOF? God’s ‘formula to create world FOUND' in hidden church symbol

A SYMBOL found in Christian places of worships around the world may have a secret meaning, according to a bombshell documentary.

World of Inquiry students celebrate college plans at City Hall  RochesterFirst

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Graduating seniors from World of Inquiry School marched on City Hall Friday morning, but not in protest. The students walked from ...

Mortal Engines: what Philip Reeve's predator cities tell us about our world  The Guardian

The steampunk dystopia, Reeve explains, was not intended as a comment on capitalism. But as a new film version shows, his story looks less far-fetched these ...

'Jose the most successful in the world' | Video | Watch TV Show  SkySports

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has described Jose Mourinho as 'the most successful manager in the world' as he prepares for Sunday's visit of Manchester ...

World War 3: USA will FIGHT back with force if Iran carry out threat

THE US could be hurtling towards a full-blown conflict with Iran next year, according to a former CIA intelligence officer.

Trump’s tough stand on China trade will benefit America and the world  Fox News

For a full generation now, Americans have engaged in the annual pastime of bemoaning the number of gifts under the Christmas tree made in China, our ...

Climate secrets of the world's most remote island  BBC News

"It's impressive, beautiful and scary as hell to work on." Welcome to Bouvet Island, a small volcanic rock in the South Atlantic. The Sub-Antarctic territory is ...

An Upheaval at the Ends of the World  The Atlantic

It was not so long ago—only 108 years, within a great-grandma's memory—that a person's eyes first beheld the South Pole. When Roald Amundsen made it to ...

Trump names new acting chief of staff  BBC News

Mick Mulvaney will be acting White House chief of staff, replacing General John Kelly.

Ethereum thinks it can change the world. It’s running out of time to prove it.  MIT Technology Review

The blockchain system has daunting technical problems to fix. But first, its disciples need to figure out how to govern themselves.

A pond full of eels: the world of the police informer  The Age

In the underworld the gamble of becoming a police informer has become a deadly version of the old game show routine: The Money (reward) or The Box (a ...

England would have to 'screw up' to not win World Cup, says James Anderson  BBC Sport

England would have to "screw up" to not win the 2019 World Cup, according to fast bowler James Anderson.

Standards Needed For Editing Of Human Germline : Shots - Health News  NPR

Three of the most influential scientific organizations in the world are calling for an urgent international effort to prevent scientists from creating any more ...

China built more skyscrapers in 2018 than ever before  CNN

China built more skyscrapers in 2018 than anywhere else in the world -- or at any other time in history, according to data released by the Council of Tall ...

It’s official! Dundee is home to one of the world’s best bartenders  The Courier

A Dundee bartender has been named one of the best in the world after being crowned champion at a top drinks competition. Dimi Savvaidis, of the King of ...

Spend the night in the world's tallest treehouses  CNN

At a height of 30-40 meters above ground, these eight treehouses in the Laos jungle are the tallest in the world. The only way to access them is on one of the ...

WORLD WAR 3: Russia praises UNPRECEDENTED joint military drills with China amid US tension

RUSSIA has praised joint military drills with China, which took place in Siberia in September and were the largest manoeuvres in Russia's modern history, ...

94-year-old NH World War II veteran receives long overdue Purple Heart  WMUR Manchester

A local World War II veteran finally received his long overdue Purple Heart at a ceremony on Friday morning.

Chivas Club World Cup: Overhaul comes too late for Guadalajara side's success in UAE

While its recent shopping spree bodes well for the upcoming Liga MX season, Chivas de Guadalajara are likely to struggle at the Club World Cup.

'The Guardians And The War On Truth': Journalism In Today's World  KUOW News and Information

With David Folkenflik. Freedom of the press. Reporters face jail, violence or worse — how can they be safe? And how can the truth get out? We'll speak with ...

PDC World Championship: Lisa Ashton battles hard before losing to Jan Dekker  BBC Sport

Women's BDO world champion Lisa Ashton gives Jan Dekker a scare on the opening night of the PDC World Championship.

Was Thanos' Doomed Home World From Avengers Ever Really Habitable? Earther Investigates  Gizmodo

The first teaser trailer for Avengers: Endgame dropped last week, featuring a universe devoid of 50 percent of all living things thanks to Thanos' extremely poorly ...

Great Britain enjoy golden evening at TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup  British Cycling

Great Britain's women's team pursuit quartet continued their stunning form on what was a golden first evening of the TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup in ...

It's Patrick Reed against the world

It should have been a triumphant year after his win at Augusta. Instead, the Masters champion faces an uncertain future largely of his own making.

Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world's biggest investors  The Guardian

Global investors managing $32tn issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding urgent cuts in carbon emissions and ...

Some of the world's most luxurious hotels bought in £2.5bn deal  Sky News

By Ian King, business presenter. It owns some of the world's most luxurious hotels, including the Cipriani in Venice, the Splendido in Portofino, the Copacabana ...

Wedding ring found at World War II internment camp delivered to owner's son  WOAI

A man in Kerrville, connected to an artifact from a World War II P. O. W. camp finally received the piece linking him to his father. It's been a long week for Wayne ...

Ukraine-Russia tensions reach Greece's holy Mount Athos  The Guardian

Orthodox church's decision to make Ukrainian branch independent of Russia causes schism and predictions of violence.

Scientists called for ‘unprecedented’ action. But the global climate talks aren’t built for that.  The Washington Post

Some worried that the world's best efforts would not nearly match the urgency of a problem that scientists have said will bring catastrophic consequences without ...

If you want to change the world, be like David Fattah | Ronnie Polaneczky

David Fattah, who died Dec. 5th, spent his life meeting people where they were at - which inspired them to get to someplace better.

Kendall Jenner officially world's highest-paid model after earning $22 MILLION  Mirror Online

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has been named the top-earning model in the world by Forbes magazine.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER I TRAVEL Is this small Mexican city the best in the world?  The Boston Globe

San Miguel de Allende has been named the best city in the world two years in a row. Does it live up to the title?

Vote for your World Sport Star of the Year 2018  BBC Sport

Voting is now open to decide the winner of the BBC's World Sport Star of the Year award. Formerly known as the Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, votes ...

We Finally Know What Sank the U.S.S. San Diego During World War I

After six visits to the ship and sophisticated modeling, historians have concluded that a German mine sunk the cruiser off the coast of New York in 1918.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen to step down after Rugby World Cup  CNN

He's arguably the most successful manager in history with a win record of 88.5%, but All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has announced he will step down ...

Bitcoin scammers are sending bomb threat emails to millions around the world, but authorities are confirming 'NO DEVICES have been found'  Business Insider

On Thursday, millions around the world received extortion emails demanding recipients send $20000 in Bitcoin to a Bitcoin specific address.

The logistics of changing the world: why new members of Congress should treat their offices like businesses | TheHill  The Hill

At 12:01 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2019, there will be 110 brand new CEOs in Washington, DC. None of them interviewed to be a CEO, many may not even think of ...

The 100 best female footballers in the world 2018  The Guardian

Our judges have selected their top players from 2018. Click on an individual to read more about their year and find out our No 1.

Togolese innovators turn the world's junk into robots  BBC News

The 500000 tonnes of e-waste that Togo imports each year has become a goldmine for its innovators.

U.S. expected to end 2018 as world's top oil producer: EIA  Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. crude oil output growth was expected to slow slightly for this year compared with previous forecasts, the Energy Information ...

Global food system is broken, say world’s science academies  The Guardian

Radical overhaul in farming and consumption, with less meat eating, needed to avoid hunger and climate catastrophe.

Jon Batiste’s World Is Wonderful, but Flawed  The New York Times

NEW ORLEANS — Discussing his views on music's role in a city's culture, the jazz keyboardist Jon Batiste, who is the band leader on “The Late Show With ...

Chelsea news LIVE updates: Maurizio Sarri eyes £40m World Cup winner... swap deal possible  Express

Chelsea news, transfer gossip and updates are coming thick and fast. Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Stamford Bridge.

The Most Powerful Reject in the World  The New York Times

Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?

The Dove & The Wolf Bring Playful Mayhem In 'Queens' Video  NPR

Paloma Gil and Lou Hayat have a knack for world-building. You hear it in the lucid dream-pop they make as The Dove & The Wolf, where intertwining guitar ...

Tour de Yorkshire 2019 will include World Road Race circuit  BBC Sport

The 2019 men's and women's Tour de Yorkshire will include the circuit being used for next year's World Championship Road Races in Harrogate.

Shenzhen's silent revolution: world's first fully electric bus fleet quietens Chinese megacity  The Guardian

All 16000 buses in the fast-growing Chinese megacity are now electric, and soon all 22000 taxis will be too.

Help show arson victim there is good in the world  Gazette

A BID has been launched to help to help replace a teenager's lost possessions after a horrifying arson attack on a caravan.

First EPR enters commercial operation  World Nuclear News

Unit 1 of the Taishan nuclear power plant in Guangdong province has completed all commissioning work and is qualified for commercial operation, China ...

Yellow vest protest in Paris sees police detain hundreds  BBC News

Police in Paris have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as a fourth weekend of anti-government protests across France turned violent. Almost 1,000 people have ...

Sir David Attenborough: Climate change 'our greatest threat'  BBC News

The naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years. The broadcaster said it could lead to the ...

Wealthy family will pay you $100K to travel world, take photos  KCCI Des Moines

A wealthy family in the United Kingdom is looking for photographers to travel the world and take photos for them. They'll pay for your travel, food and ...

Gary Anderson headlines Friday's World Darts Championship action  SkySports

Gary Anderson headlines Friday's action as he begins his bid for a third World Championship title, with Jamie Lewis, Paul Nicholson, Danny Noppert and Chris ...

Taekwondo World Championships: I'll buy another pizzeria if I win, says Walkden  BBC Sport

Bianca Walkden would spend her prize money on another pizzeria if she wins this weekend's World Taekwondo Grand Slam in China.

John Chau’s Death on North Sentinel Island Roils the Missionary World  The New Yorker

Eliza Griswold on the death of Christian missionary John Chau, who was killed last month while breaking the law in order to preach to indigenous people on ...

Seoul Lotte World Tower skyscraper has fastest elevator in the world  Business Insider

Seoul's Lotte World Tower won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, which honors the top skyscrapers of the year.

'Hi-tech robot' at Russia forum turns out to be man in suit  The Guardian

State television praised the 'modern' tech despite photos revealing actor in costume.

Three UK teachers shortlisted for million dollar ‘world’s best teacher’ prize  The Independent

Three UK teachers have been shortlisted for the “world's best teacher” award, in which the winner will take home $1m (£800000).

Western Melbourne financial backer remains a mystery  The World Game

Western Melbourne Group have yet to reveal the megabucks investors behind their successful A-League bid, and they may not do so.

Wolfsburg too good for struggling Nurnberg in Bundesliga  SBS - The World Game

Wolfsburg won 2-0 at Nurnberg to extend the hosts' winless streak in the Bundesliga to nine games.

Half the world's annual rain falls in just 12 days  Science News

Half of the world's annual rain and snow falls on the year's 12 wettest days. As climate change brings more intense downpours, the same amount of precipitation ...

Being a father to school-aged daughter 'makes men less sexist'  The Guardian

Author of LSE research says findings show scope for 'changing attitude later in life'

Macron scraps fuel tax rise in face of gilets jaunes protests  The Guardian

French government drops measure from budget after weeks of protests that left parts of Paris in flames.

Climate change: Last four years are 'world's hottest'  BBC News

The year 2018 is on course to be the fourth warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. It says that the global average temperature ...

France fuel protests: Macron holds urgent security meeting  BBC News

French President Emmanuel Macron has held an urgent security meeting following a day of riots by thousands of anti-government protesters. Ministers said that ...

Trump presidency 'good news' for the world, says controversial French author Houellebecq  FRANCE 24 English

Controversial French author Michel Houellebecq has again raised eyebrows with a quasi defense of the US president. Under Donald Trump, "America is no ...

Strange earthquake waves rippled around Earth, and nobody knows why  National Geographic

Instruments picked up the seismic waves more than 10000 miles away—but bizarrely, nobody felt them.

Don't Expect The Outer Worlds To Be As Gigantic As Fallout: New Vegas  Kotaku

The Outer Worlds, the next game from the developers at Obsidian, might be the game I'm most excited for in 2019. Helmed by the original creators of Fallout, ...

The women killed on one day around the world  BBC News

An average of 137 women across the world are killed by a partner or family member every day, according to new data released by the United Nations Office on ...

Dutch court rejects man’s request to be 20 years younger  The Guardian

Emile Ratelband, 69, argued that his age was causing him to struggle to find work and love.

Revealed: faulty medical implants harm patients around world  The Guardian

The Implant Files investigation reveals damage caused by poor regulation and lax testing rules.

Joy to the world, unless you live in a green-left enclave  The Australian

In the inner-northern suburbs of Melbourne where the political contests are fought between Labor and the Greens, Bob Brown and Julia Gillard are secular ...

'The Outer Worlds' Is The 'Fallout' Game We've All Been Waiting For  Forbes

'The Outer Worlds' couldn't have been announced at a more perfect time than during Fallout 76's launch fiasco.

World Cup 2022: Football backs my expansion plan to 48 teams, says Fifa president Gianni Infantino  The Independent

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says the majority of football federations around the world are in support of his plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams ahead ...

Bono Wants His Charity to Be ‘the NRA For the World’s Poor’  Rolling Stone

“Whatever you feel about the NRA – and I don't like them very much – they're a very well-organized group and we want ONE to be the NRA for the world's poor,” ...

Fifa Club World Cup: Global challenge awaits Ayman Ben Mohamed  BBC Sport

Born in London, raised in Dublin and now a Tunisia international, Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World Cup.

France protests: PM Philippe suspends fuel tax rises  BBC News

Fuel tax rises which have led to weeks of violent protests in France have now been postponed for six months. The move was announced in a televised address ...

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping declare trade truce at G20  The Guardian

Donald Trump has delayed for 90 days his threatened imposition of 25% tariffs on most Chinese imports after a dinner meeting with Xi Jinping, to give time for ...