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Lifestyle coverage from Reuters.

World News19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince William attends the King's Cup Regatta in Isle of Wight, Britain August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

Britain's Prince William has taken a commercial no-frills flight to visit his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, winning plaudits and favorable comparisons to his brother Harry after the younger sibling was criticized for using private jets.

Entertainment News8 hours ago

The "Rolling Stones Rock," slightly larger than a golf ball and named after the rock band, is seen on the surface of Mars after it rolled about 3 feet, spurred by the thrusters on NASA's InSight spacecraft, November 26, 2018. Picture taken November 26, 2018. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS

The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet after the band.

Halfway across the Atlantic Ocean, the plane carrying Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester on a heritage tour to Ghana crossed paths with a powerful storm.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Members of the Palestine Youth Orchestra's wind section rehearse at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music's Ramallah branch, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank July 24, 2019.  REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers - but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim Masri it's an occupational hazard.

Environment2 days ago

A porcupine stands on scales as zookeeper Chelsea Reid-Johnson poses during the annual weigh-in at London Zoo, London, Britain, August 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

Bullfrogs, pythons and penguins were among creatures being coaxed onto the scales at London Zoo this week for the annual check on their weight and size.

Oddly Enough16 hours ago

A sign reading "Extraterrestrial Highway" stands along the road in Rachel, Nevada, U.S., August 16,2019. REUTERS/Rollo Ross

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

World News18 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A community member helps to artist Fabian Solymar to paint a mural in a wall at the slum of Petare, in Caracas, Venezuela August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

In the sprawling slum of Petare in the east of Venezuela's capital of Caracas, 31-year-old Fabian Solymar begins sketching a mural of abstract figures on a wall filled with Socialist Party political propaganda.

World News5 days ago

Young people dance as they attend electronic music concert with western tunes at closed Hall in Shaab Stadium for the first time in Baghdad, Iraq August 16, 2019. Picture taken August 16, 2019  REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks.

Lifestyle8 days ago

A general view shows the renovated Rumbach street synagogue in Budapest, Hungary, August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Oliver Fagalilo receives a traditional tattoo delivered by Samoan tattoo artist Li'aifva Imo Leni in Apia, Samoa, July 15, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Barrett

Oliver Fagalilo takes a labored breath and tenses his body before a sharp steel comb, dipped in ink, drives into his skin.

Arts10 days ago

A crane is used to put the last piece of the Arc Majeur, a 60-meter arch designed by French artist Bernar Venet and installed on the E411 highway in Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, Belgium, August 13, 2019.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A 60-metre tall semi-circle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring, is set to surprise drivers taking a scenic tour in the south of Belgium to France or Luxembourg.

World News10 days ago

Photo taken by Kyodo in Nagoya, Japan, August  3, 2019, shows a statue symbolizing "comfort women," who were forced to work in wartime Japanese military brothels. Kyodo via REUTERS

A Spanish businessman has bought a statue symbolizing women forced to work in Japanese military brothels which was removed from an exhibition in Japan after organizers received threats over the piece.

Entertainment News10 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A memorial stands above the original site of the Woodstock Music Festival while visiting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the infamous Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, U.S., August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.

Lifestyle12 days ago

Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, the couple featured on the Woodstock album cover, pose together, at the site where the photo was taken 50 years ago, in Bethel, New York, U.S., June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Dan Fastenberg

Fifty years ago, Nick and Bobbi Ercoline were just another young couple camped out at the Woodstock festival.

Lifestyle14 days ago

Helter Skelter, a fairground attraction is seen as part of the launch of 'Seeing it Differently' project at Norwich Cathedral, Britain August 8, 2019, in this still image obtained from social media by REUTERS on August 9, 2019. Norwich Cathedral/Bill Smith via REUTERS  Norwich Cathedral/Bill Smith

When Bishop Herbert started building a new cathedral in the English city of Norwich in 1096, it was unlikely he ever envisaged it would play host to a 50-foot helter skelter.

Lifestyle15 days ago

A worker feeds a horse at a private stable at the Equestrian Club, in Khartoum, Sudan, June 27, 2019. The club has had to cut back activities since popular unrest erupted in December and led to the fall of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu

For decades the Equestrian and Racing Club has given upper-crust Sudanese the chance to learn horse riding and watch horse racing in a shady compound set apart from the surrounding urban bustle of the capital Khartoum.

World News15 days ago

A municipal policewoman asks a tourist to rise from Rome's Spanish step, after the city's municipality banned sitting down on the famed stairs, in Rome, Italy, August 8, 2019 REUTERS/Remo Casilli

You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a fine.

Lifestyle15 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Festival goers splash through a muddy puddle at Worthy Farm in Somerset, on the third day of the Glastonbury music festival June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture.

Lifestyle16 days ago

A new narrow footbridge spanning a near 60-metre gorge will open this weekend, restoring a lost crossing to Tintagel castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur, on the windswept coast of southwest England.

Lifestyle16 days ago

A balloon shaped as the head of fictional Star Wars film character Darth Vader is seen flying at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A huge Darth Vader mask balloon took to the skies over the western English port of Bristol on Thursday as the city's annual balloon festival began.

World News19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince William attends the King's Cup Regatta in Isle of Wight, Britain August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

Britain's Prince William has taken a commercial no-frills flight to visit his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, winning plaudits and favorable comparisons to his brother Harry after the younger sibling was criticized for using private jets.

Entertainment News8 hours ago

The "Rolling Stones Rock," slightly larger than a golf ball and named after the rock band, is seen on the surface of Mars after it rolled about 3 feet, spurred by the thrusters on NASA's InSight spacecraft, November 26, 2018. Picture taken November 26, 2018. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS

The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet after the band.

Halfway across the Atlantic Ocean, the plane carrying Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester on a heritage tour to Ghana crossed paths with a powerful storm.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Members of the Palestine Youth Orchestra's wind section rehearse at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music's Ramallah branch, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank July 24, 2019.  REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers - but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim Masri it's an occupational hazard.

Environment2 days ago

A porcupine stands on scales as zookeeper Chelsea Reid-Johnson poses during the annual weigh-in at London Zoo, London, Britain, August 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

Bullfrogs, pythons and penguins were among creatures being coaxed onto the scales at London Zoo this week for the annual check on their weight and size.

Oddly Enough16 hours ago

A sign reading "Extraterrestrial Highway" stands along the road in Rachel, Nevada, U.S., August 16,2019. REUTERS/Rollo Ross

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

World News18 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A community member helps to artist Fabian Solymar to paint a mural in a wall at the slum of Petare, in Caracas, Venezuela August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

In the sprawling slum of Petare in the east of Venezuela's capital of Caracas, 31-year-old Fabian Solymar begins sketching a mural of abstract figures on a wall filled with Socialist Party political propaganda.

World News5 days ago

Young people dance as they attend electronic music concert with western tunes at closed Hall in Shaab Stadium for the first time in Baghdad, Iraq August 16, 2019. Picture taken August 16, 2019  REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks.

Lifestyle8 days ago

A general view shows the renovated Rumbach street synagogue in Budapest, Hungary, August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Oliver Fagalilo receives a traditional tattoo delivered by Samoan tattoo artist Li'aifva Imo Leni in Apia, Samoa, July 15, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Barrett

Oliver Fagalilo takes a labored breath and tenses his body before a sharp steel comb, dipped in ink, drives into his skin.

Arts10 days ago

A crane is used to put the last piece of the Arc Majeur, a 60-meter arch designed by French artist Bernar Venet and installed on the E411 highway in Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, Belgium, August 13, 2019.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A 60-metre tall semi-circle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring, is set to surprise drivers taking a scenic tour in the south of Belgium to France or Luxembourg.

World News10 days ago

Photo taken by Kyodo in Nagoya, Japan, August  3, 2019, shows a statue symbolizing "comfort women," who were forced to work in wartime Japanese military brothels. Kyodo via REUTERS

A Spanish businessman has bought a statue symbolizing women forced to work in Japanese military brothels which was removed from an exhibition in Japan after organizers received threats over the piece.

Entertainment News10 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A memorial stands above the original site of the Woodstock Music Festival while visiting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the infamous Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, U.S., August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.

Lifestyle12 days ago

Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, the couple featured on the Woodstock album cover, pose together, at the site where the photo was taken 50 years ago, in Bethel, New York, U.S., June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Dan Fastenberg

Fifty years ago, Nick and Bobbi Ercoline were just another young couple camped out at the Woodstock festival.

Lifestyle14 days ago

Helter Skelter, a fairground attraction is seen as part of the launch of 'Seeing it Differently' project at Norwich Cathedral, Britain August 8, 2019, in this still image obtained from social media by REUTERS on August 9, 2019. Norwich Cathedral/Bill Smith via REUTERS  Norwich Cathedral/Bill Smith

When Bishop Herbert started building a new cathedral in the English city of Norwich in 1096, it was unlikely he ever envisaged it would play host to a 50-foot helter skelter.

Lifestyle15 days ago

A worker feeds a horse at a private stable at the Equestrian Club, in Khartoum, Sudan, June 27, 2019. The club has had to cut back activities since popular unrest erupted in December and led to the fall of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu

For decades the Equestrian and Racing Club has given upper-crust Sudanese the chance to learn horse riding and watch horse racing in a shady compound set apart from the surrounding urban bustle of the capital Khartoum.

World News15 days ago

A municipal policewoman asks a tourist to rise from Rome's Spanish step, after the city's municipality banned sitting down on the famed stairs, in Rome, Italy, August 8, 2019 REUTERS/Remo Casilli

You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a fine.

Lifestyle15 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Festival goers splash through a muddy puddle at Worthy Farm in Somerset, on the third day of the Glastonbury music festival June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture.

Lifestyle16 days ago

A new narrow footbridge spanning a near 60-metre gorge will open this weekend, restoring a lost crossing to Tintagel castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur, on the windswept coast of southwest England.

Lifestyle16 days ago

A balloon shaped as the head of fictional Star Wars film character Darth Vader is seen flying at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A huge Darth Vader mask balloon took to the skies over the western English port of Bristol on Thursday as the city's annual balloon festival began.

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