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28  mai     00h10
North Korea says it tried new fuel in satellite launch that ended in fiery explosion
   North Korea’s latest satellite launch exploded in a fireball before dropping into the Yellow Sea just minutes after lifting off, but analysts say the attempt showcased new strides in the nuclear armed country’s race for space.North Korea said its latest attempt to launch a military reconnaissance...
22  novembre     02h53
North Korea’s space launch program and long-range missile projects
   North Korea said its attempt to launch a new military reconnaissance satellite ended in failure on Monday when a newly developed rocket engine exploded in flight.Pyongyang successfully placed its first spy satellite in orbit in November, after two failed attempts last year. The U.S. and its allies...
28  mai     05h03
India’s space startup calls off maiden rocket launch for a fourth time
   India’s Agnikul Cosmos called off a test flight of its first rocket on Tuesday seconds before it was due to launch the fourth such cancellation in the last three months.Launches of India’s second privately built rocket, and first using a combination of gas and liquid fuel, had been aborted three...
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Djokovic doubters await as title defence begins at Roland Garros
   World number one Novak Djokovic will be the main attraction at Roland Garros on Tuesday when he begins his French Open title defence against Pierre Hugues Herbert, but after last year’s domination, this year brings less expectation.The French wildcard entry should provide the time Grand Slam...
19  mai     22h08
Pictures of the Day
   Our top photos of the day Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc jumps into the marina after winning the F Monaco Grand Prix in Monaco, May . REUTERS Benoit Tessier
27  mai     13h30
Once-lost Caravaggio painting to go on display in Spain’s El Prado
   Madrid’s Prado Museum unveiled a painting by Italian baroque master Caravaggio on Monday that will go on public display for the first time this week after what the museum has described as one of the greatest discoveries in the history of art.The trace of Ecce Homo Behold the Man had been lost...
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China to conduct rocket launches in Yellow Sea on May 28-31
   China’s maritime safety administration said it will conduct rocket launches in the Yellow Sea on May , according to a statement.Ships will not be allowed to enter the area during the launches, the statement said on Monday.
25  mai     18h07
Exotic dancer drama ’Anora’ wins Cannes Film Festival’s top prize
   Anora, a darkly funny and touching drama about a young exotic dancer who becomes involved with a Russian oligarch’s son, won the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize, the Palme d’Or, on Saturday.The film by U.S. director Sean Baker beat the other films in the competition line up, including entries...
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At Cannes, Iranian director Rasoulof recalls difficult exile decision
   Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof recalled how he had to decide within hours whether to go into exile or serve a prison sentence, saying it was still difficult to talk about it during a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.Rasoulof was in the French Riviera town for the...
    07h05
Cannes Film Festival top prize: Who will win?
   A Donald Trump biopic, a musical about a Mexican cartel boss and Francis Ford Coppola’s long time passion project are just some of the films competing for the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize as the glamorous fest comes to a close on Saturday evening.Jury president Greta Gerwig, the director behind...
24  mai     16h05
Kodi, star of ’Dog on Trial,’ takes home Cannes’ top dog prize
   There was lots of tail wagging and face licking as Kodi, this year’s winner of the Palm Dog, the canine equivalent of the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize, went up to receive his red collar for the French comedy Dog on Trial on Friday.The Griffon mix was praised for his breathtaking performance...
    20h49
Black Dog’ wins Un Certain Regard competition at Cannes
   Black Dog, about a man released from prison who returns home to his remote town in China to rid it of stray dogs before the Olympics, only to befriend one of them, won the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard competition on Friday.Eddie Peng, who stars as Lang in the film by director Guan Hu...
    19h16
NASA, Boeing clear two technical hurdles for Starliner’s debut crew flight
   Boeing BA.N and NASA quelled two technical issues on the company’s Starliner spacecraft, including a design vulnerability requiring a temporary workaround, to get the capsule back on track for its first mission carrying two astronauts to space, officials said on Friday.Starliner’s debut crewed...
23  mai     22h33
This airline wants all dogs to fly first class
   With this airline, dogs are ditching the kennels and flying first class.BARK Air wants to pamper pets and their owners even before takeoff and will make its initial flight from New York to Los Angeles on Thursday.CEO Matt Meeker said the business idea came from struggling to transport Hugo, his...
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Cher, Demi Moore entertain guests at glamorous Cannes fundraiser for AIDS
   From Cher to Demi Moore and Magic Johnson, the fashion and entertainment industry’s biggest names decamped to Antibes on Thursday night to raise money for AIDS research in one of the most luxurious, and secluded, settings on the French Riviera.This year’s gala, where a seat at dinner costs at least...
    20h06
Bruce Springsteen, Lana Del Rey, Raye honoured at Ivor songwriting awards
   Bruce Springsteen, Lana Del Rey and Raye were among the music stars honoured at the Ivors in London on Thursday, the annual awards for songwriters and screen composers.U.S. rocker Springsteen became the first international songwriter to receive an Ivors Academy Fellowship, the highest honour...
    14h49
Amazon to deorbit pair of prototype satellites, calling tests successful
   Amazon AMZN.O will begin a process to discard two prototype satellites it launched to space in , it said on Thursday, following an early test campaign of its Kuiper broadband internet constellation, a planned network of over, satellites that will compete with SpaceX’s Starlink.The tech...
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Diamonds aren’t forever as singer Shirley Bassey sells her gems
   Dame Shirley Bassey, who famously sang Diamonds Are Forever in the James Bond film of the same name, is selling some of her jewellery and watches at auction, with proceeds from the sale to benefit her chosen charities. The Welsh born singer, , is parting with more than items, including...
22  mai     17h13
Company drops plan to auction Graceland after judge blocks sale amid fraud claims
   The company that had intended to auction off Graceland, singer Elvis Presley’s iconic mansion in Memphis, abandoned its plan on Wednesday after a Tennessee judge blocked the sale following allegations of fraud.A representative for the company, Naussany Investments Private Lending, told Reuters in...
23  mai     04h59
Australian trial of gene-edited wheat aims for 10% bigger yields
   The groundwork for a major trial of gene edited wheat has begun in Australia, where a state company is growing hundreds of varieties it says could be up to more productive and make farming more sustainable.Gene editing is an emerging technique its advocates say could create more nutritious,...
22  mai     10h04
The Garfield Movie’ gave Chris Pratt a reminder of his lazy side
   Voicing the iconic lazy, orange cat in The Garfield Movie reminded Chris Pratt of himself when he was in his late s and early s. I ate so much all the time, and I was very lazy, he told Reuters. I never exercised and I ate a whole bunch, and it was great, the Guardians of the Galaxy ...
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Gary Oldman says he jumped at chance to be in Cannes drama ’Parthenope’
   Gary Oldman jumped at the chance to be in Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s new coming of age drama, Parthenope, even if it was just a small role, the Oscar winning actor told Reuters. I was in anyway. I didn’t care what it would have been either, said Oldman on Wednesday at the Cannes Film...
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Sun’s magnetic field may originate closer to the solar surface
   The sun’s magnetic field, which causes solar storms like the one that hit Earth this month and produced beautiful auroras, may originate at shallower depths in the star’s interior than previously thought, according to researchers.The sun’s outer is comprised of an ocean of churning gases...
    14h48
Taylor Swift’s ’Tortured Poets Department’ proves on-Target for retailer
   Music superstar Taylor Swift’s latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, was released just two weeks before the end of Target’s quarter and yet sales were enough to buoy the retailer’s entertainment business.Target said the category grew high single digits in the latest quarter, benefiting...
    11h09
Cubans put Asian silkworms to work for artisans in experimental project
   Cuban biochemist Dayron Martin, dressed in a white lab coat and jeans, looks over a table swarming with silkworms with the admiration of a proud father.Hundreds of the cream colored caterpillars squiggle across a bed of dark green mulberry leaves the worm’s preferred food freshly plucked from...
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Belgium crowns Top Woman in pageant of inner beauty
   The pageant that crowned Belgium’s Top Woman focused on the inner beauty and body positivity of the contestants.The contenders for the title, aged from to , were among the latest group of more than, women who have now taken a nine month programme on discovering and accepting themselves...
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Venus Williams among sporting figures to get own Barbie doll
   Seven times Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and Australian soccer player Mary Fowler are among nine athletes to get a Barbie doll in their likeness as toy maker Mattel seeks to shine a light on women sports role models ahead of the Paris Olympics.Mattel unveiled the dolls on Wednesday, each with...
21  mai     22h24
US assesses Russia launched space weapon in path of American satellite
   Russia last week launched a satellite that U.S. intelligence officials believe to be a weapon capable of inspecting and attacking other satellites, the U.S. Space Command said on Tuesday as the Russian spacecraft trails a U.S. spy satellite in orbit.Russia’s Soyuz rocket blasted off from its...
    22h24
Korea’s Ryoo promises fresh action, relatable problems in ’Veteran’ sequel
   Nine years after his box office hit Veteran, South Korean filmmaker Ryoo Seung wan is bringing the Violent Crime Investigation Division back to the big screen with Veteran .The action thriller, which also goes by the title I, the Executioner and stars Hwang Jung min and Jung Hae in, had its...
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Cronenberg says ghoulish Cannes entry ’The Shrouds’ did not lessen his grief
   David Cronenberg, who has made a career out of the macabre, found that making his deeply personal new film The Shrouds did not lessen the grief he feels over his wife’s death. I don’t really think of art, and especially I don’t think of my art as cathartic, the longtime Canadian director known...