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08 December 2019

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French activists use Macron portraits to urge climate action (10)
PARIS (AP) - French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest Sunday near the Eiffel Tower to try to push the government to do more to fight climate change. The protest is part of an unusual climate movement that has taken root around France this year, in which activists have stolen more than 130 portraits of Macron from town halls from the Alps to the Atlantic.
Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints (8)
by Seth Borenstein In this Nov. 27, 2019, photo, Georgia Tech professor Kim Cobb poses for a photo at her home in Atlanta. Some climate scientists and activists, including Cobb, are limiting their flying, their consumption of meat and their overall carbon footprints to avoid adding to the global warming they study.
Thousands form human chain in Brussels in climate change demo (4)
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands of people holding hands formed a human chain in central Brussels on Sunday to draw public attention to the need for urgent, joint action against climate change. Some 2,400 people took part in the peaceful demonstration, police said, which encircled the Belgian federal parliament and the Royal Palace. The two-hour demonstration took place as policy-makers from around the
Messi nets sublime hat-trick as Barcelona rout Mallorca (10)
Reuters BARCELONA: Lionel Messi celebrated his sixth Ballon D'Or award with a brilliant hat-trick as Barcelona moved back top of La Liga with an emphatic 5-2 victory over Real Mallorca on Saturday. Real Madrid had climbed three points clear after beating Espanyol, but Ernesto Valverde's side were at their vibrant best as they dispatched visitors Mallorca at the Camp Nou. Antoine Griezmann dinked home the opening goal after being played through
La Liga 2019-20: Lionel Messi's 35th hattrick helps Barcelona thrash Mallorca 5-2 (11)
AFP Madrid and Barcelona are back level on points at the top of the table, with Barca ahead on goal difference. Lionel Messi broke yet another record by hitting his 35th La Liga hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Real Mallorca 5-2 to keep pace with Real Madrid at the top of the table.
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