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Dutch family discovered in farm basement

Six young adults and their father have received medical treatment after Dutch police acting on a tip-off discovered them locked away in a secret room at an isolated farm, officials in the Netherlands said on Tuesday.

Interstellar comet resembles our own

The second interstellar object ever spotted passing through the solar system is a comet that appears quite like those formed in our neighbourhood of the cosmos, providing fresh evidence that other planetary systems may be very similar to our own.

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades has climbed to 66 as rescuers slog through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing, and as thousands of homes remain without power or water.

Airport campaign to stop forced marriages

There's one crucial moment when young women and girls at risk of being taken overseas and forced into marriage may be alone at the airport - and that's when they're in the bathroom.