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The rich countries where people are dying younger


Life expectancy in the US has fallen for the past three years. It's a similar story in Britain. Why? Also in this edition: why France is fighting Islamist rebels in the Sahel; two key moments in the UK general election; France takes action against violence against women; and the challenge facing the young winners from the Hong Kong elections. (Picture: elderly man in a chair. Credit: PA)


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 2019-11-30  24m