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7th December in history

Apollo 17 launched, the final manned lunar landing mission where the crew took the famous “blue marble” photo of the entire Earth on this day in 1972. Did you know that: • The first Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed in the Great Storm on this day in 1703• The gas refrigerator was patented on this day […]...Read More

Migrants clamber ashore Canary Islands in hundreds, a figure to

More than 1,000 migrants reached the Canary Islands in the past 48 hours, the Red Cross said on Saturday, the largest number since a 2006 crisis in the archipelago. Beefed-up security on Morocco’s Mediterranean coast is pushing traffickers and migrants south to risk the perilous crossing to the Canaries, located around 60 miles (97 km) […]...Read More