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United Kingdom, Europe
The 160-year-old tower, which is a Unesco World Heritage site, will undergo £29 million of work to increase energy efficiency and redecorate the interior of the building.
United States, Mexico, North America
Estimated to span more than 800 yards (730 meters), it contains an elevator, as well as lights and rail and ventilation systems.
A morning run can be the perfect way to overcome jet lag, but usually not when it's through the choking haze of auto exhaust and industrial discharge.
United States, North America
The posters were originally supposed to come out around the film’s original release in 2013 but have instead faced multiple roadblocks along the way.
The chances of disaster on planet Earth will rise to a near certainty in the next one to ten thousand years, but it will take more than a century to set up colonies in space where human beings could live on among the stars.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, combined with other socio-economic and demographic changes, will transform labour markets in the next five years, leading to a net loss of over 5 million jobs in 15 major developed and emerging economies.
Argentina, South America
Football-mad Argentina has hosted a novel tournament that featured plenty of footballs but no goals as such: the second-ever FootGolf World Cup.
Saudi Arabia, Asia, Middle East
Women in Saudi Arabia have cast their first votes in the country's history, in municipal elections.
United Kingdom, Europe, World
New technology could bring about the much debated designer baby, but a parent's desire to do the best for their child could create sociological problems.
"In general, the rule of thumb in Scandinavia is: 'If you have to pay in cash, something is wrong.'"
United States, North America
The ceremony will begin the final day of a weekend "powwow" on Randall's Island in New York's East River, an event that features traditional dancing, story-telling and art.
Alfred Nobel’s 1895 will established a prize for "the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses."
As hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees pour into Europe in search of a safe haven from the ongoing civil war, Humans of New York is relocating to the midst of the crisis.
Zuckerberg and Gates on Saturday threw their weight behind the goal of bringing Internet access to everyone in the world by 2020. The pledge comes amid a United Nations effort to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.
Vast numbers of migrants have made their way across the Mediterranean to Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as countries struggle to cope with the influx, and creating division in the EU over how best to deal with resettling people.
Dominican Republic, North America
Girls In This Remote Dominican Republic Village Grow Penises And Morph Into Boys When They Hit Puberty
There's a community in the Dominican Republic where some male babies are born looking like girls and don't grow penises until puberty. They are known as 'pseudohermaphrodite' and are referred to as the 'guevedoces' which translates as 'penis at 12'.