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TODAY'S HEADLINESFebruary 18
Top News Stories
Britta Nielsen: Danish social worker accused of stealing millions
Britta Nielsen is accused of taking 117 million Danish kroner (£13m; $17m) of social services funding.
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Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk
The deadliness of the virus advances progressively with the age of the patient, research suggests.
HSBC signals mass job cuts as profits plunge
Interim chief executive Noel Quinn reveals extensive job cuts and restructuring to shake up the bank.
Ukraine conflict: Deadly flare-up on eastern front line
The opposing sides in eastern Ukraine say heavy fighting has erupted on the frontline.
Coronavirus triggers boom in private jet inquiries
Private jet firms have seen a huge rise in people hoping to hire planes but they can't meet demand.
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Sport
Son Heung-min: Tottenham forward out for 'number of weeks' with fractured arm
Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will be sidelined for a "number of weeks" after fracturing his arm during Sunday's 3-2 win at Aston Villa.
SheBelieves Cup: West Ham defender Grace Fisk earns first England call-up
England Women's coach Phil Neville gives Grace Fisk her first senior call-up as he names a young squad for their SheBelieves Cup defence in March.
Mako Vunipola: England prop to miss Ireland Six Nations game for family reasons
England prop Mako Vunipola will miss Sunday's Six Nations game against Ireland after returning to Tonga for family reasons.
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Missing woman survives five days lost in Queensland forest
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The unlikely friendship saving Egypt’s synagogues
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Russian activist Anastasia Shevchenko living under house arrest
Business
HSBC signals mass job cuts as profits plunge
Interim chief executive Noel Quinn reveals extensive job cuts and restructuring to shake up the bank.
Wages back above pre-economic crisis levels
Average wages - when adjusted for inflation - exceed pre-crisis levels for the first time since 2008.
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Technology
Apple warns coronavirus will hurt iPhone supplies
The tech giant says it is "experiencing a slower return to normal conditions" in China than expected.
Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change
The Amazon boss and world's richest man gives 8% of his fortune to fight the planet's "biggest threat".
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Breaking taboos in Bollywood
As a major same-sex rom-com is released, it seems that progress is being made
 
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The chaotic habit behind Picasso's work
‘You are what you keep,’ the artist said – this stunning work proves his point
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Why are there more women vegans?
A battle of the sexes over plant-based diets
 
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The Finnish town that rations carbon
Why personal carbon budgets are surprisingly popular
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Japan’s vanishing wasp-eating village
Wasp larvae is highly prized delicacy – but will this age-old food soon vanish?
 
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The US’ little-known subculture
It’s a celebration of working-class glamour
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