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Sporting expression 'caught fire' takes on literal meaning Sunday, 18 Aug 2019

(Reuters) - The sporting expression "caught fire" took on a literal meaning on Sunday as several players at the BMW Championship, including Phil Mickelson, were affected by a fire at their hotel.  Full Article

Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks 300th anniversary Thursday, 15 Aug 2019 

VADUZ (Reuters) - The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch.  Full Article  

Staring at seagulls can stop them stealing food, research shows Friday, 9 Aug 2019 

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's seaside towns are at war with their seagulls, urging visitors not to feed the birds in an effort to stop them snatching titbits like potato chips from tourists' hands.  Full Article  |  Video  

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