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Lifestyle coverage from Reuters.

World News16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first public appearance at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan May 4, 2019.  REUTERS/Issei Kato

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Mohammad Fahim Rahimi, Director of National Museum inspects a pot for restoration at the National Museum in Kabul, Afghanistan October 13, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Restoring Afghanistan's Buddhist artifacts that were destroyed by the Taliban 18 years ago is like working on a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, say conservators working on the latest restoration project.

Lifestyle2 days ago

This undated handout picture shows Thai Royal puppies related to the pet dog of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in Bangkok, Thailand. Royal Thai Palace via REUTERS

Thailand has unveiled eight puppies related to the pet dog of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the country observed the third anniversary of the monarch's death.

Lifestyle4 days ago

Artifacts are displayed during the presentation of a new discovery in the Monkey Valley near the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Egypt on Thursday unveiled two archaeological discoveries in Luxor including an industrial zone at the southern city's West Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Rock meets kimonos as Tokyo kicks off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment.

World News6 days ago

A combination of file photos shows Polish author Olga Tokarczuk attending a news conference to promote the movie 'Spoor' at the 67th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 12, 2017 (L), and Austrian author and director Peter Handke receiving an art and culture award on occasion of his 70th birthday marked today in Salzburg, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/Dominic Ebenbichler

Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award being postponed.

World News5 days ago

Keita Lee, 33, owner of the "National Calamity Hardware Store" poses at his shop in Hong Kong, China, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee's pop-up stall is thriving.

Oddly Enough5 days ago

Sonny Parsons (R), leader of Filipino boyband Hagibis, poses for a photo with fans at a fastfood restaurant in Manila, Philippines October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jerome Morales

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.

Lifestyle6 days ago

Tourists take photos as a train comes down the track along a street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam September 28, 2019. Picture taken September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kham

It's the kind of shot every Instagram connoisseur yearns for: century-old railway tracks cutting through dusty backstreets, flanked by tourists drinking beer or iced tea mere inches from the slow-moving trains.

Technology News7 days ago

Deaf twin sisters Hermon and Heroda Berhane have been given the opportunity to enjoy music by feeling it through their clothing.

Twin sisters Hermon and Heroda Berhane love dancing but can't hear the music because they're both deaf, so the invention of a jacket with sensors that enables them to feel the different sounds has transformed their nights out in London clubs.

World News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Neolithic Buildings are seen at Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands, Scotland Britain September 25, 2019.  REUTERS/George Sargent

Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger Scotland's archaeological treasures.  

World News6 days ago

Olga Tokarczuk addresses the media before a lecture, after being awarded the 2018 literature Nobel Prize, in Bielefeld, Germany, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, who on Thursday was named the 2018 winner of the Nobel literature prize, said that Poland's general election on Sunday presents a chance for improving democracy in the country.

Deals6 days ago

The Ritz London hotel is seen in Piccadilly, London, Britain, October 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

The owners of London's Ritz hotel, a haven for royals, statesmen and movie stars, have hinted that they would be open to selling the luxury establishment for $1 billion, a source close to them said on Thursday.

Lifestyle7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A bear known to researchers as "Bear 435 Holly" rests while looking for migrating salmon to help fatten up for the winter hibernation, in Katmai National Park, Alaska, U.S., September 15, 2019.  Naomi Boak/National Park Service/Handout via REUTERS.

A rotund and furry grandma bear has been crowned the fattest of them all.

Lifestyle7 days ago

A labourer stands inside a section of a new underground cemetery, still under construction, located at Givat Shaul Cemetery in Jerusalem October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A massive, new underground necropolis is being built in Jerusalem to help overcome a looming shortage of gravesites for Jewish people in the holy city.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Two youg girls look at the painting Mona Lisa (La Joconde) by Leonardo Da Vinci as it returns in the gallery where it is normally displayed, after works on the color of the walls and and a new glass screen, at the Louvre museum in Paris, France, October 7, 2019.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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.

World News9 days ago

Local residents travel across Irtysh River outside the village of Sibilyakovo, Omsk region, Russia, September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko

Uminur Kuchukova, 61, could have retired years ago, but she continues to teach at this dying Russian village's once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil, a 9-year-old boy. When she leaves next year, the school will close.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Dancers get ready for the "Red" set in the review "Feerie" at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, France, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Moulin Rouge, the French cabaret famous for its high-kicking cancan dancers and flesh-exposing ostrich feather costumes, this week marks 130 years since it first opened its doors to audiences.

Oddly Enough9 days ago

Mirtha Munoz a 70-year-old runner participates in the Sky Race, Bolivia's toughest cycling competition - Bolivia Skyrace - Yolosa, La Paz, Bolivia - October 5, 2019   Mirtha Munoz in action during the Sky Race. The route known as "The way of death" to reach 4000 meters in the Andean mountains   REUTERS/David Mercado

Bolivia´s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels.

Arts12 days ago

American artist Jeff Koons poses next to his sculpture Bouquet of Tulips, dedicated to the victims of the Bataclan attack, after its unveiling near the Petit Palais museum in Paris, France, October 4, 2019.   REUTERS/Phillippe Wojazer

American artist Jeff Koons unveiled in Paris on Friday his sculpture Bouquet of Tulips, a tribute to the victims of militant Islamist attacks in the French capital in November 2015.

World News16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first public appearance at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan May 4, 2019.  REUTERS/Issei Kato

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Mohammad Fahim Rahimi, Director of National Museum inspects a pot for restoration at the National Museum in Kabul, Afghanistan October 13, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Restoring Afghanistan's Buddhist artifacts that were destroyed by the Taliban 18 years ago is like working on a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, say conservators working on the latest restoration project.

Lifestyle2 days ago

This undated handout picture shows Thai Royal puppies related to the pet dog of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in Bangkok, Thailand. Royal Thai Palace via REUTERS

Thailand has unveiled eight puppies related to the pet dog of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the country observed the third anniversary of the monarch's death.

Lifestyle4 days ago

Artifacts are displayed during the presentation of a new discovery in the Monkey Valley near the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Egypt on Thursday unveiled two archaeological discoveries in Luxor including an industrial zone at the southern city's West Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Rock meets kimonos as Tokyo kicks off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment.

World News6 days ago

A combination of file photos shows Polish author Olga Tokarczuk attending a news conference to promote the movie 'Spoor' at the 67th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 12, 2017 (L), and Austrian author and director Peter Handke receiving an art and culture award on occasion of his 70th birthday marked today in Salzburg, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/Dominic Ebenbichler

Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award being postponed.

World News5 days ago

Keita Lee, 33, owner of the "National Calamity Hardware Store" poses at his shop in Hong Kong, China, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee's pop-up stall is thriving.

Oddly Enough5 days ago

Sonny Parsons (R), leader of Filipino boyband Hagibis, poses for a photo with fans at a fastfood restaurant in Manila, Philippines October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jerome Morales

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.

Lifestyle6 days ago

Tourists take photos as a train comes down the track along a street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam September 28, 2019. Picture taken September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kham

It's the kind of shot every Instagram connoisseur yearns for: century-old railway tracks cutting through dusty backstreets, flanked by tourists drinking beer or iced tea mere inches from the slow-moving trains.

Technology News7 days ago

Deaf twin sisters Hermon and Heroda Berhane have been given the opportunity to enjoy music by feeling it through their clothing.

Twin sisters Hermon and Heroda Berhane love dancing but can't hear the music because they're both deaf, so the invention of a jacket with sensors that enables them to feel the different sounds has transformed their nights out in London clubs.

World News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Neolithic Buildings are seen at Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands, Scotland Britain September 25, 2019.  REUTERS/George Sargent

Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger Scotland's archaeological treasures.  

World News6 days ago

Olga Tokarczuk addresses the media before a lecture, after being awarded the 2018 literature Nobel Prize, in Bielefeld, Germany, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, who on Thursday was named the 2018 winner of the Nobel literature prize, said that Poland's general election on Sunday presents a chance for improving democracy in the country.

Deals6 days ago

The Ritz London hotel is seen in Piccadilly, London, Britain, October 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

The owners of London's Ritz hotel, a haven for royals, statesmen and movie stars, have hinted that they would be open to selling the luxury establishment for $1 billion, a source close to them said on Thursday.

Lifestyle7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A bear known to researchers as "Bear 435 Holly" rests while looking for migrating salmon to help fatten up for the winter hibernation, in Katmai National Park, Alaska, U.S., September 15, 2019.  Naomi Boak/National Park Service/Handout via REUTERS.

A rotund and furry grandma bear has been crowned the fattest of them all.

Lifestyle7 days ago

A labourer stands inside a section of a new underground cemetery, still under construction, located at Givat Shaul Cemetery in Jerusalem October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A massive, new underground necropolis is being built in Jerusalem to help overcome a looming shortage of gravesites for Jewish people in the holy city.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Two youg girls look at the painting Mona Lisa (La Joconde) by Leonardo Da Vinci as it returns in the gallery where it is normally displayed, after works on the color of the walls and and a new glass screen, at the Louvre museum in Paris, France, October 7, 2019.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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.

World News9 days ago

Local residents travel across Irtysh River outside the village of Sibilyakovo, Omsk region, Russia, September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko

Uminur Kuchukova, 61, could have retired years ago, but she continues to teach at this dying Russian village's once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil, a 9-year-old boy. When she leaves next year, the school will close.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Dancers get ready for the "Red" set in the review "Feerie" at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, France, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Moulin Rouge, the French cabaret famous for its high-kicking cancan dancers and flesh-exposing ostrich feather costumes, this week marks 130 years since it first opened its doors to audiences.

Oddly Enough9 days ago

Mirtha Munoz a 70-year-old runner participates in the Sky Race, Bolivia's toughest cycling competition - Bolivia Skyrace - Yolosa, La Paz, Bolivia - October 5, 2019   Mirtha Munoz in action during the Sky Race. The route known as "The way of death" to reach 4000 meters in the Andean mountains   REUTERS/David Mercado

Bolivia´s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels.

Arts12 days ago

American artist Jeff Koons poses next to his sculpture Bouquet of Tulips, dedicated to the victims of the Bataclan attack, after its unveiling near the Petit Palais museum in Paris, France, October 4, 2019.   REUTERS/Phillippe Wojazer

American artist Jeff Koons unveiled in Paris on Friday his sculpture Bouquet of Tulips, a tribute to the victims of militant Islamist attacks in the French capital in November 2015.

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