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UK new car sales post smaller slump in June

UK new car sales post smaller slump in June

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British new car registrations fell by an annual 35% in June, the smallest drop since February, as many dealerships reopened after coronavirus [more…]

Ennio Morricone, Italian composer most famous for Westerns, dies aged 91

Ennio Morricone, Italian composer most famous for Westerns, dies aged 91

Published 06/07/2020

ROME - Ennio Morricone, whose scores for movies such as “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, “The Mission” and “Cinema Paradiso” made him one [more…]

Make a vaccine? I’m trying to teach my kids the alphabet

Make a vaccine? I’m trying to teach my kids the alphabet

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON/BERLIN/MILAN (Reuters) - It’s tough to do any useful work when you’re stuck at home, struggling to home-school bickering kids, let alone when you’re trying [more…]

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers diving into dark submerged caves on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula have found evidence of an ambitious mining operation starting 12,000 years ago [more…]

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Published 03/07/2020

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A Czech film festival disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic unveiled a scaled-down programme of movies on Friday with an opening ceremony in [more…]

Surviving core of ill-fated Jupiter-like planet spotted near distant star

Surviving core of ill-fated Jupiter-like planet spotted near distant star

Published 01/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A rocky planet 39 times as massive as Earth has been spotted orbiting a distant star at breakneck speed, with astronomers concluding [more…]

A taste of democracy: South Korea’s 16-year fight for a green onion breakfast cereal

A taste of democracy: South Korea’s 16-year fight for a green onion breakfast cereal

Published 30/06/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - It is being hailed as a major win for democracy in South Korea. After 16 years in exile, a president this week [more…]

Broadway theaters to remain closed through early January 2021

Broadway theaters to remain closed through early January 2021

Published 29/06/2020

(Reuters) - Broadway theaters will remain closed through Jan. 3, 2021, industry group the Broadway League said on Monday, extending their coronavirus-related shutdown for another [more…]

Planets around nearby star are intriguing candidates for extraterrestrial life

Planets around nearby star are intriguing candidates for extraterrestrial life

Published 26/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Up to three planets - potentially rocky like Earth - have been spotted around a star located relatively near our solar system [more…]

Bear-sized wombat cousin roamed Australia 25 million years ago

Bear-sized wombat cousin roamed Australia 25 million years ago

Published 25/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A powerfully built relative of modern wombats that was the size of a black bear roamed Australia’s woodlands about 25 million years [more…]