Art

Leigh-Anne Pinnock's Little Mix Bandmates Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson & Jade...

Leigh-Anne Pinnock's Little Mix Bandmates Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson & Jade...

Little Mix are so happy about Leigh-Anne Pinnock's engagement! Picture: PA/Instagram. Leigh-Anne Pinnock's Little Mix bandmates are over the moon that she's engaged to her long-term boyfriend, Andre Gray. Leigh-Anne Pinnock is engaged to Andre Gray ! And her Little Mix bandmates, Perrie Edwards , Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall , couldn't be happier for her. The ' LM5 ' singers have left some pretty adorable messages on her latest Instagram post ... Full story

Education

U.S. planning to cancel visas of Chinese graduate students: sources

U.S. planning to cancel visas of Chinese graduate students: sources

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag flies over Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate students believed by President Donald Trump’s administration to have links with China’s military, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. The move, first ... Full story

Economics

Renault factory worker spared layoffs  Reuters

Renault factory worker spared layoffs Reuters

CAUDAN, France (Reuters) - Giovanni Pili, a worker at a Renault factory in France, was on Friday savoring the fact that he was not laid off in a global shakeup at the carmaker, and trying not to think too much about the uncertain future facing his plant, and his industry. A view shows the Fonderie de Bretagne, a subsidiary of Groupe Renault, in Caudan, France, May 28, 2020. REUTERS/StephaneMahe. Pili and colleagues at his factory in Caudan, ... Full story

Entertainment

All dressed up, no prom to go to

All dressed up, no prom to go to

BOSTON (Reuters) - Like Cinderella, Emily Appleton dreamed of going to the ball and dancing with her Prince Charming. But the coronavirus spoiled everything. FILE PHOTO: Mila Contreras-Godfrey, Katie Reisig, Gwyn McLear and Melina Bertsekas, high school seniors graduating from Beaver Country Day School, walk through Larz Anderson Park while posing for photographs for Reuters in their prom dresses, after prom was cancelled due to the coronavirus ... Full story

Health

The coronavirus conundrum when your mouth is your ‘hand’

The coronavirus conundrum when your mouth is your ‘hand’

Many disabled people face difficulties adapting their routines to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Thalidomide Society chairman Geoff Adams-Spink reveals some thalidomide survivors have been left perplexed after realising how often use their mouths and feet for tasks, instead of their hands. It was a friend and fellow thalidomide survivor, Berrisford, who first alerted me and other members of our community to the added dangers posed ... Full story

Law

Police issue 17,000 fines for lockdown breaches

Police issue 17,000 fines for lockdown breaches

Police in England and Wales have issued nearly 17,000 fines for alleged breaches of coronavirus lockdown rules. Most fines were issued to young men aged 18 to 24, the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) said. The data, from between 12 and 25 May, shows a significant reduction in the number of people fined since measures were eased in England two weeks ago. A total of 841 fixed penalty notices were handed out in England since restrictions ... Full story

Living

Denmark and Norway exclude Sweden from tourism - BBC News

Denmark and Norway exclude Sweden from tourism - BBC News

Image caption Travellers at Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (2019 file pic). Norway and Denmark say they will open up tourism between their two countries from 15 June but will maintain restrictions for Swedes. Sweden did not impose a lockdown, unlike its Nordic neighbours, and its Covid-19 death toll - above 4,000 - is by far the highest in Scandinavia. Danish PM Mette Frederiksen said Denmark and Sweden were in different places regarding the ... Full story

Politics

North Korea accuses U.S. of hurting its image with cyber threat warning

North Korea accuses U.S. of hurting its image with cyber threat warning

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea, June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo. SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United States of smear tactics on Friday after Washington renewed accusations last month that Pyongyang was responsible for malicious cyber attacks. It was the latest in a series of exchanges ... Full story

Sport

Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with size 75 shoes

Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with size 75 shoes

CLUJ, Romania/BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Soon after a two-month lockdown to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus eased in Romania in mid-May, Grigore Lup, a Romanian shoemaker from the Transylvanian city of Cluj, noticed people were not respecting the rules of social distancing. Romanian shoemaker Grigore Lup poses for a portrait while showcasing a pair of his long-nosed leather shoes to help keeping social distance, amid the outbreak of the ... Full story

Technology

Exclusive: Brazil's Embraer draws foreign interest after Boeing rift - sources

Exclusive: Brazil's Embraer draws foreign interest after Boeing rift - sources

SAO PAULO/NEW DELHI/PARIS (Reuters) - Aircraft makers are circling Brazil’s Embraer ( EMBR3.SA ) weeks after Boeing ( BA.N ) ditched plans for a historic commercial aviation tie-up, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company's headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File Photo. Boeing axed plans to buy 80% of Embraer’s ... Full story