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Itoje is England’s secret weapon

Itoje is England’s secret weapon

It’s been five long years but at long last the wait is over, England have won the Six Nations. Second only to the World Cup, the Six Nations has been a Bastille of Rugby Union since 1883 albeit Italy not joining the competition until 2000. So, after a recent drought, it proves a tournament that […]

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Birds trained to catch drones

Birds trained to catch drones

Dutch police are training eagles to catch illegal drones out of the sky. They started this around the beginning of February and plan to carry this on throughout this year. The birds are taught to catch the drones as if they were hunting for prey. However, this could be a problem as drones are sometimes […]

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Thousands of Roman coins found by JCB driver

Thousands of Roman coins found by JCB driver

A JCB driver preparing ground for a hockey pitch in Somerset has unearthed a pit full of Roman coins. 44-year-old Mark Copsey was stripping subsoil when he noticed a green colour in the ground. “I stopped my machine and got out to investigate and discovered a broken pot with some sort of coins,” he said. […]

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Human Carrying Drone Unveiled

Human Carrying Drone Unveiled

      This new piece of transport can be found in Las Vegas. The device is likely to cost more than $200,000 (£137,000) but in many countries could be illegal to ride in public. The drone was made by the Chinese and recently has been on show in Las Vegas; the first drone was […]

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Lizards trained to avoid ‘poison’ frogs

Lizards trained to avoid ‘poison’ frogs

    After the population of Australian Monitor lizards dropped the evidence proves that they have been poisened by cane toads. Cane toads are marine toads, they are large and to a lizard they appear a tasty lunch; unfortunately though they are full of toxins so are very poisonous. To make matters worse, their numbers […]

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1980 Olympics: British Athletic Excellence

1980 Olympics: British Athletic Excellence

      1980 Summer Games Host: Moscow, The Soviet Union Medal table winner: The Soviet Union     Held between July 19th and August 3rd, the 1980 games saw the Olympics held in a communist country for the very first time. Amidst the Cold War, tensions were effervescent when Moscow was selected over Los […]

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Granny Accused of Syrup Smuggling

Granny Accused of Syrup Smuggling

Granny Angele Grenier runs a maple syrup company in Canada, selling her product to neighbouring states – what can be wrong with that? As some of you might know, taking food over to different countries or states is illegal. Mrs Grenier has been doing that to keep her company at the top of the chain but she […]

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Alistair Cook named ICC captain

Alistair Cook named ICC captain

Alistair Cook was elated to hear he had made the ICC Test Team of the Year, not to mention that he is the captain! Cook, who last summer led his team to a 3-1 win in the Ashes series, is one of three England players in the side. Bowler Stuart Broad, who has had a […]

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Island haven for red squirrels

Island haven for red squirrels

Over the years, grey squirrels have dominated their red cousins, but one man came up with a plan to help the lovable ‘nutkins’. Near the Menai Srait between Anglesey and the mainland of Wales, Dr Craig Shuttleworth, who works for the Red Squirrel Survival Trust, thought of a plan to keep the pesky greys ‘at bay’! […]

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Newcastle’s Barren Derby Form

Newcastle’s Barren Derby Form

The Tyne-Wear derby is one of the most heated, exciting and passionate of its kind in English football. When Sunderland and Newcastle lock horns, everybody in the North East takes note and holds their breath. However, recent history has seen one team in particular dominate the fixture and pile tonnes of torrid on the other. […]