Camilla Capasso

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    Amazon testing automated drone delivery for 2015 service

    In an interview on Sunday, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed plans to develop a drone delivery service by 2015. The drones, called Octocopters, will be able to carry packages weighing up to 2.3 kg and deliver them to customers within 30 minutes of them placing their order.“I know this looks like science...

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    French anger over Hollande’s controversial immigrant offer

    French President François Hollande is at the centre of criticism over the deportation of teenage Roma girl Leonarda Dibrani, who was ordered off a school bus and sent back to Kosovo with her family earlier this month. Following a series of student demonstrations on Friday, Mr Hollande offered the girl, 15, the...

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    Salmond softens stance over Trident for an independent Scotland

    First minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, said on Saturday that he will ask for Trident nuclear submarines to be removed if Scotland gains independence and if his party wins the re-election. The issue concerning the Trident fleet is one of the most controversial within the Scottish Independence debate, as relocating the nuclear...

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    At least 17 killed in Japan by Typhoon Wipha

    At least 17 people have died in Japan after Typhoon Wipha roar...

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    OPCW victorious in battle for Nobel Peace Prize

    The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (...

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    Anti-Alzheimer’s drug trial success brings hope of cure

    A British study published on Science Transnational Medicine suggests a drug-like compound could treat brain diseases such as Alzheimer and Parkinson. Indeed, research carried out on sick mice found that the compound stops the degeneration of brain cells. Five weeks after the treatment, one group of mice remained free of symptoms such...

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    One of Guatemala’s most wanted men arrested by Mexico

    The alleged leader of a Guatemalan drug trafficking ring has been arrested on Friday by the Mexican authorities. Eduardo Francisco Villatoro Cano, who goes by the alias Guayo Cano, and 36 others are accused of murdering nine Guatemalan police officers last June in an apparent revenge killing. Villatoro is also thought to...

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    Venezuela evicts three US ambassadors from the country

    Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro announced on...

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    May announces limit to deportation appeals for immigrants

    Home secretary Theresa May has announced new ...

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    Five arrested over Leicester arson attack

    Leicestershire Police arrested five people yesterday in connection to a house fire that caused the death of a neurosurgeon’s wife and his three children on Friday morning. Three women and two men are now detained on suspicion of having set fire to Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar’s house, resulting in the deaths of...