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No Pressure

Drop in ranking has lifted pressure off my shoulder for world games in Poland, says Nicol.

SERDANG — Former world number one Datuk Nicol David feels the pressure has been lifted off her shoulder for the World Games in Poland after being seeded second although she is the defending champion.
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Royal Gifts Go On Show

Gifts for the Queen and Princess Diana’s belongings to go on show.

More than 200 gifts given to Her Majesty along with rarely seen personal effects belonging to Diana are to go on display.

It’s the ultimate challenge when it comes to gift-buying – what would you buy the Queen?
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Earth Is Becoming ‘Planet Plastic’

US scientists have calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes.
It is an astonishing mass of material that has essentially been created only in the last 65 years or so.
The 8.3 billion tonnes is as heavy as 25,000 Empire State Buildings in New York, or a billion elephants.
The great issue is that plastic items, like packaging, tend to be used for very short periods before being discarded.
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Viewpoint: Flying Ant Day

I have that many Ants both in and outdoors I had to get the man in from the council: this worked for a while but now they are back. Thing is the council only sprays indoors and I see where the Ants are coming from, they are all over the brickwork outside my window.

I tried Ant powder and now bleach. Ant powder works in such a way that they take it back to the nest, the Queen gets some and she dies. All fine in theory but now they come inside to die and they all have wings.
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Renaissance ‘Book Of Miracles’

(CNN)Today, we accept eclipses, meteor showers, plagues and unseasonable weather to be natural phenomena, easily explained away by science. But during the more religious and superstitious Renaissance period, these phenomena were often considered signs from God.
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The Last Word (Datuk Nicol David)

AT the tender age of 5, Datuk Nicol David first picked up a squash racquet in an attempt to emulate her elder siblings, Lianne and Cheryl.

That perhaps was a precursor of what’s to become a glittering career for the Penang-born as an iconic squash personality with a string of successes under her belt.
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