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Lloyds Bank CEO António Horta-Osório to leave next year

Lloyds Bank CEO António Horta-Osório to leave next year

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) Chief Executive António Horta-Osório said on Monday he would step down next year after nearly a decade at the [more…]

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras [more…]

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

Published 06/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Several dozen Paris tour guides wearing masks and holding Mona Lisa portraits protested outside the Louvre museum on Monday for more support [more…]

UK’s Royal Mint celebrates singer Elton John with new commemorative coin

UK’s Royal Mint celebrates singer Elton John with new commemorative coin

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Elton John on Monday became the second artist to be honoured by Britain’s Royal Mint with a commemorative coin paying tribute to [more…]

France won’t ban Huawei, but encouraging 5G telcos to avoid it: report

France won’t ban Huawei, but encouraging 5G telcos to avoid it: report

Published 05/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - The head of the French cybersecurity agency ANSSI said there would not be a total ban on using equipment from Huawei in [more…]

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address

Published 04/07/2020

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday accused “angry mobs” of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or [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…]

Angolan app gives performers a lifeline – streaming to paying public

Angolan app gives performers a lifeline – streaming to paying public

Published 03/07/2020

LUANDA (Reuters) - When the Angolan government imposed its coronavirus lockdown in late March, local entrepreneur and innovator Claudio Kiala saw a gap in the [more…]

Uffizi masterpieces show Black culture’s role in the Renaissance

Uffizi masterpieces show Black culture’s role in the Renaissance

Published 02/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s Uffizi gallery said on Thursday it was planning to pick out nine of its masterpieces for a project to highlight the [more…]