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British Prime Minister battles to save Brexit
17th November - "Easier"
What do you think about Brexit?
Calls for ban on sugary 'freakshake' milkshakes
15th November - "Harder"
Would you like a 1,280-calorie freakshake milkshake?
Posting selfies on social media can be bad
13th November - "Easier"
Why is it a problem to use social media too much?
Colour photos to mark 100 years of end of WW1
11th November - "Harder"
Do you think we will always be able to avoid a World War III?
Disgusting Food Museum opens in Sweden
9th November - "Easier"
What is the most disgusting food?
U.S. re-imposes sanctions on Iran
7th November - "Harder"
Do you think the sanctions against Iran will work?
Lie detector tests at airports are coming
5th November - "Easier"
Would you be able to pass a lie detector test?
Babies of older fathers may be less healthy
3rd November - "Harder"
What is the oldest age at which a man should become a father?
Sixty per cent of wildlife gone since 1970
1st November - "Easier"
How can we stop the loss of wildlife in the world?
French climber banned from scaling UK buildings
30th October - "Harder"
Should people be allowed to climb skyscrapers?
Canada doctors using art to treat patients
28th October - "Easier"
How effective is art at healing people?
Huge migrant caravan heads to USA
26th October - "Harder"
What should a country's policy be towards accepting migrants?
Longest sea bridge links Hong Kong to China
24th October - "Easier"
What do you think of a bridge that goes around the world?
Sagrada Familia gets building permit 136 years late
22nd October - "Harder"
What is the world's greatest building?
'Mansize' tissues renamed for being sexist
20th October - "Easier"
Should all products have gender neutral names?
Mystery deepens over Khashoggi disappearance
18th October - "Harder"
What do you think of the Jamal Khashoggi story?
Nicer people are poorer, says study
16th October - "Easier"
Why might nicer people be poorer than people who aren't so nice?
Malaysia to abolish the death penalty
14th October - "Harder"
What do you think of the death penalty?
France wants its prisons blurred on Internet maps
12th October - "Easier"
Should all photos of prisons be removed from the Internet?
Anger over horse race ad on Sydney Opera House
10th October - "Harder"
Should the Sydney Opera House be used to advertise a horse race?
World-famous Tsukiji fish market closes
8th October - "Easier"
Should a historic market be demolished to build a car park?
University to replace clapping with hand-waving
6th October - "Harder"
Should we stop clapping to respect people with sensory issues?
Restaurants forced to give all tips to staff
4th October - "Easier"
What do you think about leaving a tip in a restaurant?
Baghdad University gets into world rankings
2nd October - "Harder"
How would attending a top university change your life?
French fries will be 3cm shorter
28th September - "Easier"
How important are French fries to you?
Rugby players to hide tattoos in Japan
24th September - "Harder"
What do you think of tattoos?
Restaurant bans customer for eating too much
20th September - "Easier"
Should people be able to eat as much as they want in buffet restaurants?
Tanzania's president advises against birth control
16th September - "Harder"
What would the world be like without birth control?

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