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Nepalese climbers make history by scaling K2 mountain in winter

Since the maiden attempt back in 1988, just a handful of winter expeditions have been attempted on the peak of the world's second highest mountain.

How the UK Covid vaccine rollout compares to the rest of the world

The UK has vaccinated more of its population than other European countries - but how does that compare to the rest of the world?

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Fortress Washington overshadows the Biden inauguration

In Washington DC, it doesn't feel like a peaceful transfer of power is imminent in a great democracy, as hundreds of troops are on patrol.