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US special forces hit Islamic State in Syria raid killing a senior IS leader, the Boston Marathon bomber and ousted Egyptian President Morsi are both sentenced to death, and a Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia. Meanwhile in Cabril … I learned more Portuguese. #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril #portugal #igersportugal #lifelonglearning

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The eighth body is pulled from the Philadelphia Amtrack wreckage, Burundi is in turmoil after an attempted coup, the Vatican recognizes Palestine, and 14 people are killed in a Taliban attack in Kabul. Meanwhile in Cabril … our lovely neighbours bring fresh fava beans from their garden. All we're missing is the liver and a […]

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Another earthquake hits Nepal, thousands of refugees are stranded off the Thai coast, South Korea warns of North Korea's missiles, Greece's finance minister orders a €750m payment to the IMF, and Picasso's "Woman of Algiers" sells for $179m making it the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. Meanwhile in Cabril … the […]

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Tornados tear through Texas, three men are arrested in the murders of two Mississippi police officers, boats with more than 500 of Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim community wash ashore in Indonesia, and 50 inmates and 12 police are killed in an Iraqi prison break organized by Islamic State. Meanwhile in Cabril … the strawberries look […]

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World media fear a UK exit from the EU after the Conservative surprise majority election, a military plane crashes in Seville killing the crew, NYC judge declares a mistrial in the 1979 case of a confessed killer, the WHO declares that Liberia is free of Ebola and an Egyptian court sentences Mubarak and his two […]

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A rail strike and a tornado in Germany, crude oil benchmarks reach highest prices this year, France's parliament passes a bill giving intelligence services greater powers of surveillance and another 40 migrants perish in the Mediterranean. Meanwhile in Cabril … we are both hobbling around with bad backs, both refusing to embrace middle age. #lifeinthehillsofportugal […]

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Nearly 4,100 migrants are rescued in an ongoing weekend mission near the coast of Libya, Baltimore mayor lifts six-day curfew, and a 101-year-old man is pulled alive from the rubble in Nepal. Meanwhile in Cabril … I finally make the time to settle down with a good book. #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril #rainydays

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Nigeria's military frees another 234 women and children kidnapped by Boko Haram, at least 30 graves and a lone survivor are found in a detention camp in Southern Thailand, and Kate Middleton gives birth to a princess. Meanwhile in Cabril … the whoops and shrieks of happy boy scouts float across the valley. #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril […]

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May Day protests are staged by trade unions around the world, ten men are sentenced to life in prison in Pakistan in connection with the 2012 shooting of girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzi, Baltimore continues nighttime curfews and protests against police tactics spread across America while Freddy Gray's death is ruled a homocide. Meanwhile in […]

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Finland's navy drops depth charges as a warning to a suspected foreign submarine, Nigeria's army rescues 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram camps, Indonesia executes eight convicted drug traffickers by firing squad and as Baltimore recovers from the riots a mother explains her slap seen around the world. Meanwhile in Cabril … I […]

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