In Sweden, the 1999 pension reform has a mixed record

In Sweden, the 1999 pension reform has a mixed record

In Sweden, the pension reform that came into effect in 1999 has a mixed record with some winners, but most pensioners feel that they are having a difficult end of the month and are concerned about a rising retirement age.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at 10 Downing Street a day after the British Prime Minister host a summit intended to boost trading ties with Africa.
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Images of US Capitol ahead of Senate impeachment trial

Images of US Capitol ahead of Senate impeachment trial

Images of US Capitol building in Washington DC a few hours before President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial resumes in the Senate. Earlier today, from the Swiss resort of Davos, where the World Economic Forum is taking place, Trump brand...
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Australian army reservists assist in bushfire prevention battle

Australian army reservists assist in bushfire prevention battle

Australia's first compulsory call-up of army reservists occurred at the start of January as bushfires raged across southeast Australia. A barracks of about a hundred reservist soldiers was set up in the fire-ravaged town of Cobargo in News South W...
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Hong Kong's Lunar New Year fairs get a protest makeover

Hong Kong's Lunar New Year fairs get a protest makeover

Protest-themed Lunar New Year fairs have sprung up across Hong Kong to raise money and morale for the city's pro-democracy movement despite stiff resistance from local authorities and pro-Beijing politicians.
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Vietnam airport introduces thermal scanner as coronavirus concern rises

Vietnam airport introduces thermal scanner as coronavirus concern rises

Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi introduces a thermal scanner to detect passengers with signs of coronavirus, as Vietnamese authorities step up their defences against the new SARS-like virus.
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Trump rejects environmental 'prophets of doom'

Trump rejects environmental 'prophets of doom'

US President Donald Trump lashes out at the "perennial prophets of doom" who warn that the world is in the throes of a major environmental crisis, as he addresses an audience in Davos including Swedish teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg.
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Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

Videographic on climate change. US President Donald Trump took aim on Tuesday at the "perennial prophets of doom" on the environment, telling the annual Davos forum that warnings of climate crisis were "foolish".
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Meteorites

Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. To accompany a story on the world's oldest intact meteorite crater moving on Tuesday.
The physics behind a moving rugby ball

The physics behind a moving rugby ball

Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air. Teams are preparing for the prestigious rugby union Six Nations tournament starting on Saturday February 1.
Huge waves as powerful storm batters coastal areas in southern France

Huge waves as powerful storm batters coastal areas in southern France

Huge waves batter the coastal town of Argelès-sur-Mer as Storm Gloria arrives in the south of France, bringing torrential rain and flooding. (COMPLETES VID1O26VF_EN)
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Powerful storm batters south of France

Powerful storm batters south of France

Storm Gloria arrives in southeastern France, accompanied by torrential rain, flooding and high seas along the coastline.
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Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

US President Donald Trump arrives in Davos aboard his helicopter to attend the World Economic Forum where he will give a keynote speech just hours before his impeachment trial kicks off in Washington.
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Prince Harry en route to reunite with Meghan

Prince Harry en route to reunite with Meghan

A convoy of two cars believed to be carrying Prince Harry isfo filmed at the entrance to the estate where he and his family are staying in North Saanich, Vancouver Island.
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Chinese travel home for Lunar New Year holiday

Chinese travel home for Lunar New Year holiday

An outbreak of a mysterious virus has not deterred millions of people in China from packing into crowded trains as they head home for the Lunar New Year. of timelapse outside Beijing Railway StationN°1O23M8
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Malnourished lion dies in Sudan park despite online campaign

Malnourished lion dies in Sudan park despite online campaign

There is a growing online campaign to save a group of lions in a park in Khartoum, Sudan as one of them dies. Officials said the conditions of the five creatures had deteriorated in recent weeks, with some losing almost two-thirds of their body w...
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Papuans on trial in Indonesia 'forced' to remove penis gourds

Papuans on trial in Indonesia 'forced' to remove penis gourds

Two Papuan activists on trial for treason in Indonesia's capital Jakarta decried what they described as "racism" after a court on Monday ordered them to remove penis gourds that they defended as traditional dress. It is the second time their nativ...
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Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

A Sri Lankan attempt to set a world record for the largest gathering of twins may have failed Monday after an unexpectedly large turnout overwhelmed organisers who vowed to try again.
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Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins

Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei, arrives at a Canadian court for the start of a hearing for her extradition to the United States. She was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet that authorities ordered her to wear as a condit...
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Huawei executive leaves Canadian court after extradition hearing

Huawei executive leaves Canadian court after extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese firm Huawei, leaves a Canadian courtroom in Vancouver after the first day of a hearing for her extradition to the United States, where she is wanted by authorities for alleged fraud.
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Trump leaves for Davos on eve of Senate trial

Trump leaves for Davos on eve of Senate trial

One day before the start of the historic impeachment trial in Washington DC, US President Donald Trump leaves for Davos, in Switzerland.
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Rimini celebrates the centenary Fellini's birth with his favourite cake

Rimini celebrates the centenary Fellini's birth with his favourite cake

The Italian city of Rimini celebrates the centenary of the birth of its cinematic legend Federico Fellini, with his favourite cake, the "Zuppa Inglese".
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Repairs skyrocket as 'Velib' bikes hit by French transport strike

Repairs skyrocket as 'Velib' bikes hit by French transport strike

Users of Paris's bike-for-hire service 'Vélib' are up in arms over the lack of availability in the French capital's massive stock of bikes. The use of Velibs sky-rocketed at the start of a public transport strike six weeks ago, but so have the rep...
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Egypt village turns a profit on used tyres

Egypt village turns a profit on used tyres

Residents of the Egyptian village of Mit al-Harun eke out a living by recycling old tyres into baskets, landscaping materials and alternative fuels.
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US: Gun rights supporters weigh in on proposed gun laws

US: Gun rights supporters weigh in on proposed gun laws

"We're trying to change the culture. The more people see guns, they'll get used to them, they'll stop being afraid of them," a gun rights supporter from Ohio tells the AFP at a pro-gun rally in Richmond, Virginia. Several hundred activists gathere...
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