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Iceland harnesses hot springs to power year-round farming

For half the year, the temperature on Pall Olafsson's remote farm in Iceland often dips below freezing and the sun barely makes an appearance. Yet...

British lawmaker comes out as HIV positive to tackle stigma

A British lawmaker came out as HIV positive in a speech to parliament on Thursday, saying he wanted to tackle the stigma and encourage...

European court rules Russia discriminated against gay people

Russia discriminated against gay people by banning their rallies, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, eight years after a judgment on...

How do rich countries feel about women in power? New index finds out

Britons are the most comfortable of the G7 nations with being led by women, a survey found on Tuesday, while Germans - with Europe's...

Home is the deadliest place for women as violence rises

Home is the most dangerous place for a woman, according to a United Nations study that found the number killed by a partner or...

App shows U.S., Canadian commuters the cleanest, greenest route home

A mobile application launched in dozens of U.S. and Canadian cities on Monday measures the planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions of inner-city travel, its creators...

European countries urged to scrap ‘outdated, harmful’ rape laws

European countries must overhaul "outdated" laws that let rapists off the hook and perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming, rights groups said on Saturday. Only eight...

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