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In China, a Trump wax statue maker laments virus impact

In China, a Trump wax statue maker laments virus impact

Published 24/08/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - For Zeng Sheng, the manager at Shanghai Maiyi Arts, this autumn should have been a boon for business: with the U.S. presidential [more…]

Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

Published 06/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Misan Harriman hopes to encourage employers to cast the recruitment net more widely with his Vogue cover portrait of influential Black activists [more…]

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Published 27/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong banned gatherings of more than two people on Monday, closed down restaurant dining and introduced mandatory face masks in [more…]

Ubisoft shares sink after misconduct review

Ubisoft shares sink after misconduct review

Published 13/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Ubisoft (UBIP.PA) shares dropped 9% on Monday after the French video games group said over the weekend that three senior managers were [more…]

Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens

Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens

Published 12/07/2020

(Reuters) - Mickey waved from a distance and visitors wore colorful face masks with mouse ears on Saturday as Florida’s Walt Disney World opened to [more…]

U.S. ruling over ancient bronze horse a ‘huge victory’ for Greece: minister

U.S. ruling over ancient bronze horse a ‘huge victory’ for Greece: minister

Published 12/06/2020

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s culture minister has hailed a U.S. court ruling over a disputed ancient horse figurine as a major victory that may help [more…]

Coronavirus epidemic could deal mortal blow to Spain’s struggling bullfighting world

Coronavirus epidemic could deal mortal blow to Spain’s struggling bullfighting world

Published 12/05/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Usually at this time of year Madrid’s Las Ventas bullring is packed as matadors take on lethal half-tonne bulls in daily fights [more…]

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans [more…]

Thailand job losses may hit 10 million if virus outbreak drags on

Thailand job losses may hit 10 million if virus outbreak drags on

Published 13/04/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s job losses may reach 10 million if the coronavirus outbreak continues for a few months, a business advisory council said on [more…]

Robots, clocks and computers: How Ancient Greeks got there first

Robots, clocks and computers: How Ancient Greeks got there first

Published 18/02/2020

ATHENS (Reuters) - A humanoid figure dressed as a maid holds a jug in its right hand and, as hidden gears click and whirr, lifts [more…]