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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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Temer power plays attorney general to maintain control of government — Open Americas

By Madeline Asta On Tuesday August 8, Brazilian President Michel Temer asked the Supreme Court (STF) to remove the country’s Attorney General, Rodrigo Janot from power. The decision to remove Janot comes after an August 2 congressional vote to drop … Continue reading

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Why People From Manchester Are Mancunians, Not Manchesterians – Atlas Obscura

Demonyms are vital to our conceptions of ourselves, but the rules behind them can be pretty messy. Source: Why People From Manchester Are Mancunians, Not Manchesterians – Atlas Obscura

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Conceptual Illustrations That Unveil Hidden Worlds by Andrea Ucini | Colossal

Self-taught Italian illustrator Andrea Ucini draws scenes which reveal hidden plot lines, adding a conceptual twist to his minimalistic imagery. Within Ucini’s illustrations one can sneak a peek behind the veil of a shadow or streetlamp, uncovering another world or … Continue reading

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Kayashima: The Japanese Train Station Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree | Colossal

In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like … Continue reading

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Brazil protesters pelt politician with eggs at her wedding – BBC News

Maria Victoria Barros is forced to leave church protected by riot police. Source: Brazil protesters pelt politician with eggs at her wedding – BBC News

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Proud Mancs strut their stuff on the catwalk at the spectacular launch of the Manchester International Festival – Manchester Evening News

The opening ceremony saw local heroes, celebrities and ordinary people from all backgrounds take to a 100m catwalk in Piccadilly Gardens Source: Proud Mancs strut their stuff on the catwalk at the spectacular launch of the Manchester International Festival – … Continue reading

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New Jersey – 99% Invisible

Brazil used to play in plain, unremarkable white shirts. The story of how the uniform changed goes back to the World Cup of 1950, held that year in Brazil for the first time. 99% Invisible with Roman Mars is a … Continue reading

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Brasilia 24/5: A View from the Ground | Brasil Wire

Source: Brasilia 24/5: A View from the Ground | Brasil Wire

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Bomb disposal unit responds to ‘incident’ in Hulme, Manchester: Police – Kopitiam Bot

(Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com) LONDON: British army bomb disposal experts and police responded to an “incident” at Linby Street in the Hulme ward of Manchester on Thursday (May 25). … Source: Bomb disposal unit responds to ‘incident’ in Hulme, Manchester: Police – Kopitiam … Continue reading

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