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Local officials in Florida have approved the release of 750 million mosquitoes that have been genetically modified to reduce local populations.   The aim is to reduce the number of mosquitoes that carry diseases like dengue or the Zika virus. The green-lighting of a pilot project after...

A survey of about 40% of all dentists in Portugal revealed that the vast majority or 99.5% of those involved in the survey have avoided catching coronavirus in a clinical setting despite the pandemic.   According to the survey, carried out by the Portuguese Dentists’ Association, 4,136...

England’s head teachers are considering challenging unusually high GCSE results, accusing the algorithm of injecting grade inflation as pupils round the country celebrate and the government’s exams fiasco continues to snowball.   Heads in England reported bizarre anomalies as record results were published, with pupils unexpectedly upgraded...

The number of people registered as unemployed in Portugal in July was 37% higher year-on-year due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.   The Institute of Employment and Professional Training said. The Algarve, hardest hit by the crisis due to its heavy reliance on tourism, continues...

Photo: Airbnb Facebook Airbnb has banned house parties as part of its efforts to comply with limits on gatherings in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.   Occupancy will be limited to 16 people, with a few exceptions for some venues.   Lockdown parties hosted in Airbnb properties led the...