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Astronaut capsule docks with space station

Image caption The approaching Dragon Capsule "Endeavour" as viewed from the ISS. US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have docked with the International Space Station (ISS). Their Dragon capsule - supplied and operated by the private SpaceX company - edged them into port on the high-flying lab's bow section. The men will have to wait for leak and pressure checks to be completed before they can disembark and join the Russian and American ... Full story

Protesters rally in London, Berlin over George Floyd's death

People react during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd, in Parliament Square, London, Britain, May 31, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley. LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States over the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis. The ... Full story

Protesters rally in London, Berlin over George Floyd's death

People react during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd, in Parliament Square, London, Britain, May 31, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley. LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States over the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis. The ... Full story

Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal caves

Image caption Juukan Gorge cave site: Rio Tinto got permission to expand its mining in 2013. Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologised for blowing up 46,000-year-old Aboriginal caves in Western Australia dating back to the last Ice Age. The Juukan Gorge caves, in the Pilbara region, were destroyed last Sunday as Rio Tinto expanded an iron ore project agreed with the authorities. Many prehistoric artefacts have been found at the remote heritage ... Full story

UK COVID-19 confirmed death toll rises by 113 to 38,489

People are seen enjoying the hot weather in the beach, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), West Kirby Beach, Britain, May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff. LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s death toll from people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has risen by 113 to 38,489, the government said on Sunday. Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; Editing by Mark Heinrich. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust ... Full story

No COVID-19 deaths reported in Sweden in 24 hours, but weekend figures typically delayed

People enjoy warm weather at the Tantolunden park as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Stockholm, Sweden May 30, 2020. TT News Agency/Henrik Montgomery via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has not reported any coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, for the first time since March 13, the health ... Full story

SpaceX Crew Dragon with two NASA astronauts docks with International Space Station

FILE PHOTO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken lifts off during NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying NASA ... Full story

Britain has reached 200,000 capacity testing target, says government

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a daily news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 27, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has reached its 200,000 capacity testing target for the coronavirus, including the means for 40,000 antibody tests a day, the government said on Sunday, adding that it had met ... Full story

6 VCs share their bets on the future of work – TechCrunch

As tech companies like Twitter and Facebook gear up for longer-term remote work solutions, the future of work is becoming one of the more exciting opportunities in venture capital, Charles River Ventures general partner Saar Gur told TechCrunch. And as loneliness mounts with shelter-in-place orders implemented in various forms across the world, investors are looking for products and services that foster true connection among a distributed ... Full story

Somali minibus hits roadside bomb, six killed

Paramedics and civilians at Madina hospital assist an injured man after a minibus struck a roadside bomb at Hawa Abdi village, northwest of Mogadishu, Somalia May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Feisal Omar. MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least six people were killed on Sunday when a minibus struck a roadside bomb near the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. The vehicle was carrying passengers, mostly from the same extended family, from the city ... Full story

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