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One US gymnast abused every 20 days

Since English footballer Andy Woodward spoke publicly about the abuse he suffered by one of his coaches many more stories of sexual abuse have become known after years of silence. The floodgates have opened. The…


Which are the most cocaine-addicted cities in Europe?

Which city has the biggest coke habit in Europe? The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has found the answer to that very question by analysing wastewater from 50 cities in 18…


The Instagram star who nobody’s really sure exists

Lil Miquela, with her freckles, big hazel eyes, and bee-stung lips, appeared in Instagram for the first time just eight months ago. She wasn’t famous and nobody had heard of her, but her photos quickly…