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Mona Lisa’s smile a touch clearer through Louvre’s new protecti...

10 October, 2019 11:17 pm 11:17 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Visitors to the Louvre in Paris should have a clearer view of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” after the museum installed a new, more transparent form of bullet-proof glass to protect the world’s most famous painting. The Mona Lisa has been behind safety glass since the early 1950s, when it was damaged … Read More


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US widens trade war with tariffs on European planes

10 October, 2019 6:38 pm 6:38 pm

LONDON/BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday said it would slap 10% tariffs on European-made Airbus planes and 25 per cent  duties on French wine, Scotch and Irish whiskies, and cheese from across the continent as punishment for illegal EU aircraft subsidies. The announcement came after the World Trade Organization gave Washington a green … Read More


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European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade

07 July, 2019 10:08 pm 10:08 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured European military cooperation. After riding down the iconic Champs Elysees boulevard in a military vehicle escorted by motorcycles and a cavalry procession, Macron joined leaders … Read More


Trump, Europeans call Saudi account of Khashoggi death incomplete

10 October, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump joined European leaders in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died over two weeks ago at its consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia said early that Khashoggi, a critic of the country’s de facto ruler Crown … Read More


European liberals seek alliance with France’s Macron for European ele...

09 September, 2018 9:09 am 9:09 am

PARIS (Reuters) – The leader of the liberal group in the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt said on Sunday he is seeking an alliance with French President Emmanuel Macron’s political party for the European elections in May in a bid to counter populists. In an interview published by French newspaper Ouest France, the former Belgian prime … Read More


Golf: DeChambeau apologises for behaviour at European Open

07 July, 2018 9:31 am 9:31 am

(Reuters) – American golfer Bryson DeChambeau has apologised after being rebuked for his behaviour at the end of European Open in Germany on Sunday. DeChambeau threw away any chance of victory with an error-strewn meltdown as he played the final four holes in five over par, including a triple bogey at the last on the … Read More