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Director Boyle calls on Britons to mark Armistice Day with beach art

Director Boyle calls on Britons to mark Armistice Day with beach art

Published 05/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oscar-winning film director Danny Boyle has called on Britons to mark the upcoming centenary since the end of World War One by [more…]

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Published 04/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the power of evolution to generate [more…]

Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

Published 02/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology [more…]

Euro zone worried Italy’s deficit-boosting budget plan could revive…

Euro zone worried Italy’s deficit-boosting budget plan could revive…

Published 01/10/2018

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Top euro zone officials warned Italy on Monday its plan to borrow billions of extra euros to fund spending pledges could tip [more…]

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Published 01/10/2018

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts [more…]

U.S., Sweden and Italy bid to supply Bulgaria with fighter jets

U.S., Sweden and Italy bid to supply Bulgaria with fighter jets

Published 01/10/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - The United States, Sweden and Italy have filed bids to supply Bulgaria with eight fighter jets aimed at replacing its ageing Soviet-designed [more…]

Charles Aznavour, beloved French crooner, dies aged 94

Charles Aznavour, beloved French crooner, dies aged 94

Published 01/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French singer Charles Aznavour, who rose to stardom under the wing of Edith Piaf and went on to steal the hearts of [more…]

Golf: Ryder Cup the winner as Paris hits hole in one

Golf: Ryder Cup the winner as Paris hits hole in one

Published 01/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Thomas Bjorn’s superb European team won it, but this was a triumph for golf and more especially the Ryder Cup. Peace returned [more…]

Golf: Harrington wants to be Ryder Cup captain

Golf: Harrington wants to be Ryder Cup captain

Published 01/10/2018

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Three-times major winner Padraig Harrington wants to be Europe’s Ryder Cup captain and received the backing on Monday of stalwart Rory McIlory [more…]

Electric cars cast growing shadow on profits

Electric cars cast growing shadow on profits

Published 01/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Electric cars are poised to arrive en masse in European showrooms after years of hyped concept-car launches and billions in investment by [more…]