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Explorer to trace flow of plastics down 10 rivers into seas

Apr 4, 2019

Italian explorer Alex Bellini plans to travel down the world's 10 most polluted rivers on makeshift rafts, tracing how plastic waste travels as it pollutes the world's oceans

Another infant boy in Italy dies after home circumcision

Apr 3, 2019

The news agency ANSA reports the death of another infant boy in Italy as the result of a circumcision performed at home

Lithuanian man flies alone on commercial plane to Italy

Apr 2, 2019

A Lithuanian man flying to Italy got a pleasant surprise when he boarded the plane: He was the only passenger on the Boeing 737-800

WWF sounds alarm after 48 lbs of plastic found in dead whale

Apr 1, 2019

The World Wildlife Foundation is sounding the alarm over plastics in the Mediterranean Sea after an 8-meter (over 26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly

Milan's Malpensa Airport temporarily shut by drone sighting

Apr 1, 2019

Milan's Malpensa Airport was temporarily closed by a drone flying near a terminal, forcing four aircraft to be redirected to nearby airports

Ukraine comedian leads presidential election, runoff likely

Apr 1, 2019

Early results in Ukraine's presidential election show comedian with sizable lead, while incumbent and a former prime minister are close contenders to advance to a runoff

Conservative congress on family sharply divides Italy

Mar 30, 2019

Verona was the backdrop for a culture clash, as it hosted both a conservative congress on family values and a march by civic groups who denounced the event as a move to limit LGBT and women's rights

Comedian leads presidential polling in Ukraine

Mar 30, 2019

A comedian who's never held political office tops the public opinion polls ahead of Ukraine's presidential election, but even he appears to fall far short of enough support to win in the first round

Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceases operations

Mar 28, 2019

Icelandic budget airline WOW Air says it has ceased operations, stranding passengers across two continents Passengers are being advised to check flights with other airlines Thursday

McKinsey: luxury consumers open to sustainability premium

Mar 27, 2019

Fashion industry experts say luxury consumers are expressing a willingness to spend more for garments whose production doesn't harm the environment or exploit workers, a sign that the era of sustainability in fashion is taking hold

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