Cheese on a pizza and widest mouth: Guinness World Records publishes 2023 list
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We look at reactions from the Chinese press to Vladimir Putin's threats to the West about energy deliveries. The Guardian reports on new scientific research that could bring hope to couples struggling with infertility. Finally, we bring you the weird and wonderful from the Guinness World Records' 2023 list!
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We look at reactions from the Chinese press to Vladimir Putin's threats to the West about energy deliveries. The Guardian reports on new scientific research that could bring hope to couples struggling with infertility. And we bring you the weird and wonderful in the Guinness World Records' new 2023 list!
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