Society / Social Issues

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Published 20/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, released new pictures of her family playing in a woodland wilderness garden she designed for London’s Chelsea [more…]

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Published 20/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes [more…]

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism

Published 19/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged [more…]

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS…

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS…

Published 19/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to [more…]

Australia’s central bank takes ‘responsibilty’ for note typo

Australia’s central bank takes ‘responsibilty’ for note typo

Published 09/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country’s central bank before they [more…]

Autism in the workplace: A spectrum of hiring choices

Autism in the workplace: A spectrum of hiring choices

Published 07/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Like many transplants to Chicago, Chris Easton needed to adjust to winter after moving from Atlanta to take a job as [more…]

Thai king to greet subjects on final day of coronation

Thai king to greet subjects on final day of coronation

Published 06/05/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand began the third and final day of coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will meet foreign diplomats and greet his [more…]

Romania’s witches harness the powers of the web

Romania’s witches harness the powers of the web

Published 01/05/2019

MOGOSOAIA, Romania (Reuters) - “Repeat after me! To be together with who I want,” a family of Romanian witches chant via a video call to [more…]

Notre-Dame’s famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless…

Notre-Dame’s famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless…

Published 16/04/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a [more…]

Ecuador’s president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

Ecuador’s president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

Published 15/04/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for [more…]