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Recently, a group of children stranded under the Dover cliffs at night had to use their mobile phones as beacons to guide the rescue services ...

Biggest Ship in the World!

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In spring 2016, the biggest passenger ship ever built was launched. The cruise ship is the length of three football pitches and taller than Ne...

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Earth and Space
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