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‘Communist’ Frida Kahlo swept up in debate on cultural change in…

‘Communist’ Frida Kahlo swept up in debate on cultural change in…

Published 08/08/2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Sixty-four years after her death, the personal life and politics of Frida Kahlo have come under scrutiny in Hungary. A right-wing pro-government [more…]

Artist captures war as seen by children – toys included

Artist captures war as seen by children – toys included

Published 10/07/2018

BEIRUT/DEBAGA CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. photographer Brian McCarty wants you to see the horrors of war, but through the eyes of a child. There [more…]

Scientists defy ‘force of nature’ to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Scientists defy ‘force of nature’ to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Published 08/07/2018

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring “fissure 8,” which has been spewing [more…]

Laver and King launched Wimbledon into new era

Laver and King launched Wimbledon into new era

Published 26/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - In the debate about the greatest players of all time, the names of Rod Laver and Billie Jean King crop up again [more…]

Fields of dreams: Texas project seeks new corn strains for whiskey

Fields of dreams: Texas project seeks new corn strains for whiskey

Published 17/06/2018

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Reuters) - A master distiller and a crop scientist who specializes in corn breeding are working on a project they hope one [more…]

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

Published 29/05/2018

(Refiling item from May 25 to change name to ‘Russell Mark’ in 6th paragraph) By Jack Tarrant TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to [more…]

China’s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

China’s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

Published 11/05/2018

YAJI MOUNTAIN, China (Reuters) - On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise “hog [more…]

Art dealer’s death reveals Trump Tower price swoon

Art dealer’s death reveals Trump Tower price swoon

Published 13/04/2018

(Reuters) - For Todd Brassner, an art dealer who died in a fire that ripped through his Trump Tower apartment last weekend, the New York [more…]

Hope trundles into remote hamlets on India’s hospital train

Hope trundles into remote hamlets on India’s hospital train

Published 12/04/2018

JALORE, India (Reuters) - Bhawri Devi, an illiterate Indian laborer, thought she was dying when she started to lose her hearing last month. She went [more…]

Olympics: Circus life beckons for some athletes after the Games

Olympics: Circus life beckons for some athletes after the Games

Published 26/02/2018

Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Closing ceremony - Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 25, 2018 - Fireworks explode during the closing [more…]