Art

My search for novelist Rumer Godden's famed French summer

My search for novelist Rumer Godden's famed French summer

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Education

Scotland works with nations to allow students home for Christmas

Scotland works with nations to allow students home for Christmas

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Economics

French startup Ynsect to build world's biggest bug farm

French startup Ynsect to build world's biggest bug farm

Slideshow ( 5 images ). DOLE, France (Reuters) - Growing global demand for food is putting a squeeze on available land and one French startup says it has the answer: indoor insect farming. Ynsect raised $224 million from investors including Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr.’s Footprint Coalition this month to build a second insect farm in Amiens in northern France. The company breeds mealworms that produce proteins for livestock, pet food and ... Full story

Entertainment

The man who taught Uber how to say sorry

The man who taught Uber how to say sorry

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Health

Technology no silver bullet, experts tell PM - BBC News

Technology no silver bullet, experts tell PM - BBC News

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Law

Britain records 23,012 new COVID cases on Saturday, up from Friday

Britain records 23,012 new COVID cases on Saturday, up from Friday

Slideshow ( 2 images ). LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 23,012 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, up from 20,530 on Friday, government data showed. There were 174 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, down from 224 on Friday. Full story

Living

Covid: The 'impossible' businesses stuck in Tier 2 'zombie land'

Covid: The 'impossible' businesses stuck in Tier 2 'zombie land'

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Politics

Texas court temporarily reinstates limited ballot drop-off sites

Texas court temporarily reinstates limited ballot drop-off sites

Slideshow ( 2 images ). WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas Supreme Court on Saturday temporarily reinstated the governor’s ban on multiple drop-off sites for mail ballots, in a short-term victory for President Donald Trump. The ban will remain in effect while the state supreme court fully reviews a Friday appeals court ruling that overturned the order by Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican like the president, who faces Democrat Joe Biden in a race ... Full story

Sport

Mixed Martial Arts: Dominant Khabib calls time on undefeated MMA career

Mixed Martial Arts: Dominant Khabib calls time on undefeated MMA career

FILE PHOTO: MMA - UFC 242 - Khabib Nurmagomedov v Dustin Poirier - Men's UFC Lightweight title - Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - September 7, 2019 Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after winning his match against Dustin Poirier REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Khabib Nurmagomedov called time on his mixed martial arts career following a second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje on Saturday, leaving his ... Full story

Technology

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites during 15th Starlink mission – TechCrunch

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites during 15th Starlink mission – TechCrunch

SpaceX has launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites, the primary ingredient for its forthcoming global broadband internet service. The launch took place at 11:31 AM EDT, with a liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the fifteenth Starlink launch thus far, and SpaceX has now launched nearly 900 of the small, low Earth orbit satellites to date. This launch used a Falcon 9 first stage booster that twice ... Full story