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This year we’ve had a big prob­lem with jack­daws spoil­ing our ap­ples: they’ve ru­ined a good crop of rus­sets. This has not been a prob­lem be­fore; does any­one know why they have ar­rived here? Is there any­thing we can do to pre­vent them ru­in­ing ap­ples in fu­ture?

Jill Ben­nett, St Al­bans

Is it pos­si­ble or eth­i­cal to gather all the nu­clear waste the world pro­duces, load it into a rocket, and blast it into the sun? Could it have any ad­verse ef­fects?

Stella Clo­herty

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