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Bricks, laid out in front of Congress, represent the staggering number of Brazilians killed each week. Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazil’s biggest problem isn’t corruption — it’s murder

Some 60,000 Brazilians are killed each year, accounting for 10% of all homicides worldwide. As terrorised voters look to authoritarian leaders to impose order, Brazil's democracy hangs in the balance.
When you’re at the beach this summer be aware of the dangers of the rip. Marcus Hansson

Don’t get sucked in by the rip this summer

On average 21 people drown each year in rip currents on Australian surf beaches. This value exceeds the long-term annual average of fatalities caused by bush fires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined…

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