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Youth around the world strike for climate

Tens of thousands of students across the world are taking part in #schoolstrike4climate, a mass protest movement aimed at forcing politicians into action on climate change.

British MPs vote against no-deal Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May's motion passed by 321 votes to 278 against, though it was non-binding. On Thursday local time, UK Parliament will vote on whether Brexit should be delayed past the 29 March deadline.

No survivors from Ethiopian Airlines crash

A National Day of Mourning has been announced in Ethiopia after flight ET302 went down shortly after leaving Addis Ababa, killing all 149 passengers and 8 crew members aboard.

Facebook to crack down on anti-vaccine content

After criticisms that it was allowing anti-vaccination misinformation to flourish and circulate on the platform, Facebook has announced it is taking steps to bury content from anti-vaxxers.