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Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to sell its coffee

Image copyright Getty Images Nestle has announced that it will pay Starbucks $7.1bn (£5.2bn) to sell the company’s coffee into homes. The Nescafe and Nespresso owner will own the rights to market Starbucks’ coffee, which it says generates $2bn in annual sales. Nestle chief executive Mark Schneider described it as a “significant step”. Mr Schneider, […]

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Kilauea: Hawaii volcano destroys dozens of homes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows spread of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano The eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has destroyed 26 homes and is threatening hundreds more, with new fissures opening overnight on Sunday. Nearly 2,000 people have so far been evacuated. Some residents were allowed home to rescue […]

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Why Utah now has first 'free-range' parenting law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Utah’s new law says children of “sufficient age and maturity” can be unsupervised without fear of neglect charges for their parents On Tuesday, Utah will become the first state in the US to have a “free-range” parenting law. Victoria Oldridge takes a look at how the law came to […]