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New Zealand legalises same-sex marriage

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/970000/970838_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534491462_b2845c1de3d75a27e193c09a9c611fe0<p><b>New Zealand's parliament has legalised same-sex marriage, the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to do so.</b><p>Lawmakers approved the bill, amending …

New Zealand

New Zealand's parliament has voted in favour of allowing same-sex marriage, prompting cheers, applause and the singing of a traditional Maori celebratory song from the public gallery. Seventy-seven of 121 members voted in favour of amending the 1955 Marriage Act to allow same-sex couples to wed, making New Zealand the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to do so. http://gu.com/p/3f7t7?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 + video http://gu.com/p/3f7zg?CMP=SOCNETTXT6965 Photograph: AFP/Getty

Kenya: the girl who demanded school

When she was 12, Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: she would undergo the Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her …

Connecticut unveils tough new limits on guns

More than three months after the wrenching elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut's lawmakers are set to enact sweeping gun-control proposals that are being hailed by some as the toughest in the nation.<p><b>The highlights of the legislation include:</b><p>a sales ban of high-capacity ammunition …

UN adopts landmark arms treaty

The 193-nation UN General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved the first-ever treaty on global arms trade that seeks to regulate the $70bn international trade in conventional arms.<p>The resolution adopting the landmark treaty was approved by a vote of 154 to three, with 23 abstentions.<p>As the numbers …

RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities

Changing Planet<p>A seabird in San Francisco Bay. Photo: Claire Schoen Media<p>Most of the great cities, the world over, are built along the water. So are many towns, hamlets, and villages. But sea level rise and extreme weather, both fueled by climate change, threaten to reclaim coastal lands and the …

Healing Journey 2013: Tribes and Schools Cleaning Up Alaska

Human Journey<p><i>On each “Healing Journey” Expedition, Jon Waterhouse uses travel along rivers, recording traditional knowledge from local people, and detailed scientific readings of water conditions and quality using cutting-edge technology. In March and April Jon and team are traveling from St.</i> …

New Promises Follow Elephant Slaughter in Chad and Cameroon

Wildlife<p>In the aftermath of the largest elephant poaching episode thus far in 2013, Central African governments met to coordinate and adopt an emergency plan to combat the killings. But is it too little, too late?<p>On March 14-15, at least 86 elephants were killed in Tikem, near Fianga in the Mayo …

Dubrovnik attractions: what to see and do in spring

<b>Why go?</b><p>During peak season, between July and August, <b>Dubrovnik</b> is over-run by tourists - hotel prices rocket and restaurants and beaches are packed. But the low season, from November until April, can be lovely.<p>For most people, the best months to go are from May to June or September to October - think …

Which is the safest seat on an aircraft?

Although some claim that seats over the wing of an aircraft are best (because the plane is “strongest” there), popular opinion has it that, in the event of a plane crash, the rear of an aircraft is the safest place to be. This theory is supported by several studies, including a recent one featured …

Escape to the sun: where to go now

<b>Majorca</b><p><b>Average high temperature in April:</b> 19C <b><br>Average hours of sunshine in April:</b> five<p><b>What the experts say</b><p>Annie Bennett, Telegraph Travel’s Majorca expert: “Although the beach holiday season gets going in May and winds down in October, the islands are beautiful in early spring when the almond …

Spectacular luxury spas: 20 of the world's best

Hayman Spa<p>Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre<p>Amangiri Utah<p>SHA Wellness Clinic<p>Viceroy Sugar Beach<p>Conrad Maldives Rangali Island<p>Iridium Spa<p>The Spa at Velassaru<p>The Dolder Grand<p>Le Meridien Ra Beach Hotel & Spa<p>Forte Village Resort<p>Kulm Hotel St. Moritz<p>Corinthia Hotel London<p>Evason Ma'In Hot Springs<p>The Spa on …

Island-hopping in Greece: five must-sees in the Dodecanese

Island-hop your way around the Dodecanese Islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea, from the raw natural wonder of Karpathos to the holy sites of Patmos. In this excerpt from a <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine article, we discover medieval castles, walled cities and exquisite beaches.<p>Karpathos: best …

Is Shrinking Sea Ice Behind Chilly Spring?

Melting Arctic ice may be making winters colder and longer, scientists say.<p><b>First it was the fault of Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who mistakenly forecasted a quick end to winter. Now climate scientists are saying that Arctic sea ice—or the lack of it—is a driving force behind the Northern</b> …

Italy in Instagram

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Why I love the ‘other side of the river’ in Florence

When I was a student in 2005, the <b>‘other side of the river’ or ‘oltrarno’</b> to the locals was considered a scary place for us young <i>Americani</i>. All I knew …

The idea of women 'crying rape' exists everywhere from EM Forster to Hollyoaks. But why? In real life, false allegations of rape are incredibly rare http://gu.com/p/3eydd/tw?CMP=NECNETTXT766 Image: Joseph and Potiphar's wife by Tintoretto