2015 in review: the numbers that made the year
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2015 in review: the numbers that made the year

486 arrests were made in Baltimore during the ‘Freddie Gray riots’; 1 billion Facebook users;…

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2015 in review: US averaged more than one mass shooting per day
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2015 in review: US averaged more than one mass shooting per day

A total of 373 mass shootings occurred in the United States in 2015, creating an…

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Who is Siddhartha Dhar
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Who is Siddhartha Dhar

Siddhartha Dhar, also known as Abu Rumaysah, has been dubbed the new ‘Jihadi John’. He…

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Things that made the world a better place in 2015
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Things that made the world a better place in 2015

Ebola and Sierra Leone were declared ebola free; Ireland became the first country to legalise…

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The things that made  the world a better place in 2015
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The things that made the world a better place in 2015

2015 wasn’t entirely bad. It wasn’t all about bombings, terrorist attacks, deaths and diseases. There…

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Why do we yawn
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Why do we yawn

I yawn; you yawn; we all yawn. But why? It’s a complex reflex we can’t…

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2015: The videos that made the year
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2015: The videos that made the year

As the year draws to end, The Independent put together a video with the most…

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Elderly alone at Christmas: “Unless someone invites me, I will watch the television”
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Elderly alone at Christmas: “Unless someone invites me, I will watch the television”

For the first time, Violet, 85, will be alone at Christmas after her last two…

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What happens to your suitcase after you check-in
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What happens to your suitcase after you check-in

Have you always wandered what happens to your suitcase after you check in? Don’t wait…

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The ten most expensive cities to live in for expatriates
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The ten most expensive cities to live in for expatriates

In Luanda, a one-bedroom flat can set you back $3,500 per month and a pair…

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