France

Kim Jones takes Dior to dreamy wasteland where past, future coexist

Kim Jones takes Dior to dreamy wasteland where past, future coexist

Published 21/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Kim Jones played with time on Friday in his simultaneously classic and dystopian collaboration with Daniel Arsham, filling Christian Dior’s latest menswear [more…]

Chanel, Fendi host tribute to grand couturier Karl Lagerfeld

Chanel, Fendi host tribute to grand couturier Karl Lagerfeld

Published 20/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Amid colossal portraits and clean lines of black, white and red, Chanel, Fendi and a gaggle of stars paid homage to the [more…]

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk

Published 20/06/2019

VIENNA (Reuters) - European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth [more…]

Pistol that Van Gogh used to shoot himself sells for $145,000

Pistol that Van Gogh used to shoot himself sells for $145,000

Published 19/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The gun Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have used to commit suicide in France in 1890, shooting himself in [more…]

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

Published 18/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday [more…]

NASA boss says ‘no doubt’ SpaceX explosion delays flight program

NASA boss says ‘no doubt’ SpaceX explosion delays flight program

Published 18/06/2019

LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) - The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April “no doubt” delays NASA’s drive to return Americans to the [more…]

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil…

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil…

Published 18/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in [more…]

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what [more…]

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Sixteen of the world’s biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube to do more [more…]

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Australia central defender Clare Polkinghorne is unavailable for their final Group C game at the women’s World Cup, coach Ante Milicic has said, [more…]