Outdoor World

What it’s like inside a Hong Kong coronavirus quarantine camp

(CNN)If you’d asked me a month ago what I thought I’d be up to on my 30th birthday, being confined to a government quarantine center in Hong Kong wasn’t near the top of the list.

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Secret bunkers and mountain hideouts: hunting Italy’s mafia bosses

The Cacciatori unit searches the rugged landscape of Calabria for fugitives who have dug themselves deep into the earth On the slopes of the Aspromonte mountains, Pasquale Marando, a man known as the Pablo Escobar of the Calabrian mafia, the feared Ndrangheta, built a secret bunker whose entrance was the mouth of a pizza oven. Less than 10 miles away, Ernesto Fazzalari, who allegedly enjoyed trap shooting with the heads of his decapitated victims, lived in a 10 square-metre hideout in the formidable southern Italian range. When authorities came for…

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Inside Copenhagens race to be the first carbon-neutral city

Green growth and hedonistic sustainability have helped keep the public on board as the Danish capital seeks to reach its goal by 2025 and so far its all going according to plan We call it hedonistic sustainability, says Jacob Simonsen of the decision to put an artificial ski slope on the roof of the 485m Bjarke Ingels, its lead architect, hope will enhance the latest jewel in Copenhagens sustainability crown. The incinerator building also incorporates hiking and running trails, a street fitness gym and the worlds highest outdoor climbing wall,…

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New evidence prompts Europe-wide hunt for 1998 murder suspect

New DNA analysis relates 55 -year-old man to assassination of Dutch schoolboy Nicky Verstappen A Europe-wide manhunt is under way for the suspicious executioner of an 11 -year-old Dutch schoolboy on a campsite 20 years ago this month, after “the worlds largest” Dna experimenting program in the Netherlands’ history finally made a 100% match. In the latest twist to a cold suit that has gripped the two countries since 1998, police in the south metropoli of Maastricht said on Thursday that more than 200 people had called in following an…

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Swiss Alps plane crash leaves all 20 passengers and crew dead

Investigation under way after mid-century JU-Air plane crashed into mountainside A vintage Swiss military airplane, which was saved from being mothballed by a national fundraising campaign, has crashed into a mountain in the Alps, killing all 20 people onboard. The JU-5 2 HB-HOT aircraft, which was constructed in 1939, was flying from Locarno, near Switzerland’s southern border, to airline JU-Air’s base in Dubendorf, a suburbium of Zurich. It crashed into the western peak of Piz Segnas, a 3,000 -metre( 10,000 -ft) mountain above the resort of Flims, in the south-east…

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