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"The essential part of human life is a healthy planet 🌍.” Sir David Attenborough has warned of the "echoes and implications" in the natural world of everything humans do in the urban world.
He was taking questions from Prince William in front of a packed audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The pair discussed their shared passions for conservation, tackling climate change and Sir David's long broadcasting career.
The 92-year-old was asked what advice he would give people on protecting the planet, he said: "We have to recognise that every breath of air we take, every mouthful of food that we take comes from the natural world, and that if we damage the natural world we damage ourselves." #davidattenborough#princewilliam#worldeconomicforum#davos
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The nominees for this year’s #oscars have been announced and several British stars are up for a gong.
Olivia Colman has been nominated for her leading role in #thefavourite, which was also nominated for #bestpicture. Rachel Weisz was nominated for best supporting actress for her role in the film.
Richard E Grant is nominated for best #supportingactor for his role in #canyoueverforgiveme
Christian Bale has been nominated for best #leadingactor for his role in #vice
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This WWII memorial has had paint thrown over it by vandals.
The RAF Bomber Command Memorial pays tribute to more than 55,000 personnel who died in its service during the Second World War.
It can be found in London's Green Park and was unveiled by the Queen in 2012, but it's been repeatedly vandalised.
David Murray, head of the RAF Benevolent Fund Charity, said: "This is the worst example of vandalism we have seen at the memorial and it is utterly heartbreaking to see the memory of all those brave airmen disrespected in this way." #memorial#secondworldwar#rafbombercommandmemorial#wwii
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🇺🇸 “I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed”🇺🇸.
It has been ten years since Barack Obama shook the world and was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States.
Obama rewrote the history books by becoming the first African-American elected to take office.
With a charming smile and a message of hope, the Senator from Illinois won the race to the White House ahead of Republican Senator John McCain.
To look back at President Obama’s time in office swipe 👈 #obama#potus#unitedstates#president
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Super blood wolf moon makes early morning appearance 🐺 🌕
Britons has to get up early to see one of the most spectacular astronomic events of the year - a “super blood wolf moon”. Because the moon turns red, lunar eclipses are popularly known as “blood moons”. A wolf moon is the traditional name for the full moon in January in Native American folklore, and so this moon is being referred to as a super blood wolf moon.
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Police have spoken to the Duke of Edinburgh after he was pictured driving without a seatbelt just 48 hours after his car crash.
Prince Philip was behind the wheel of a Land Rover Freelander on the Queen's Sandringham estate.
It comes after the 97-year-old duke was pulled from his wrecked Freelander on Thursday after it flipped on its side following a collision with a Kia.
Two women inside the Kia were hurt in the collision but a nine-month-old boy in the vehicle was unharmed, police said.
Philip - who passed a breathalyser test after the crash - passed a police eyesight test on Saturday, a source told the Press Association.
The crash happened on Thursday as Philip's Freelander pulled out of a side road on to a stretch of the A149 which was earmarked by the local authority for possible safety measures. #royal#princephillip#royalfamily#queen
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Women wear wall protest outfits as they stand in front of the Trump International Hotel while participating in the Third Annual Women's March in Washington. They wear the labels 'disgusting animal', acknowledging one of President Trump’s previous comments about women. #womensmarch#womenswave#donaldtrump#trump#washington
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Locals ride horse through bonfire as part of the annual "Luminarias" festival in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain. The ceremony is meant to purify and protect the animals from disease for the year ahead. The celebration is held on the eve of Saint Anthony's day, Spain's patron saint of animals. Animal rights activists have long been critical of the event. #horse#animals#spain#fire
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Police p-p-p-pick up a pair of penguins 🐧
Police have found a pair of stolen penguins - with a tip-off preventing their disappearance turning into a ‘cold case’. Nottinghamshire Police said the two Humboldt penguins were taken from a zoo in November but they were able to find the birds by putting their ‘beaks in’. #penguin#penguins#zoo#nottingham#animals#police
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Meet Spencer 🐶
Dogs are important in counter-terror operations, trained to find guns, drugs and cash.
We’ve gained exclusive access into the West Midlands Counter Terrorism unit to speak to frontline officers.
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Prince Philip has been involved in a car crash whilst driving close to the Sandringham Estate. Five fatal accidents have taken place on the road in the last six years.
A witness to the crash said Philip screamed about pain in his legs after the collision. The duke has been checked by a doctor, but did not go to hospital.
The crash has sparked a debate on whether he is too old to drive at 97.
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Ready for a trip down memory lane?🕰 Here’s Sky News’ #10yearchallenge!
Some of our 🌟 presenters have decided to take on the latest internet sensation and share their 2009selves with the world.
Say hi to 2009 Kay Burley, Jonathan Samuels, Sarah-Jane Mee and Mark Austin (on a spectacular fishing trip). #10yearschallenge#10yearchallengeaccepted