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Why the design and art worlds are converging

World - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:23
While Art Basel was in full flow last week, Design Miami Basel beckoned at design lovers from across the tram tracks (quite literally, for those who haven't visited the sprawling event space in Basel's Rosental area).

Europe wants UK to stay in EU, but will it?

World - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 08:51
On the grounds of the Petit Palais in Paris stands a bronze statue of Winston Churchill. It was sculpted by a Frenchman and recalls the day in November 1944 that the British Prime Minister visited the French capital soon after the end of the Nazi occupation.

Diesels more polluting below 18C, research suggests

Science & Nature - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 04:00
Pollution from many popular diesel cars is much worse when it is colder than 18C outside, new research suggests.

'Last breath'

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:59
In June 1997, astronauts on the Russian space station Mir faced disaster after the worst collision in the history of manned space flight.

Warmer winters play important role in EU emissions drop

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:58
Milder winters have contributed to a significant drop in greenhouse gas emissions across the EU over the past quarter of a century.

Gold-medal winner mugged in Rio

World - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 20:31
Australian Olympic authorities say they want greater security for athletes in Rio immediately, after a gold-medal winning paralympian was mugged at gunpoint.

Taylor Swift takes on YouTube

Entertainment - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 20:28

EgyptAir data recorders damaged

World - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 15:54
Investigators could be weeks away from uncovering what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash into the Mediterranean Sea last month, officials tell CNN.

Bank employees publicly spanked

World - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 15:34
Eight employees of a rural bank in China have been publicly spanked for poor performance.

Israel: Palestinian teen killed by mistake

World - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:55
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager early Tuesday in the West Bank, mistakenly believing he was involved in an earlier stone-throwing incident, the Israel Defense Forces said.

John Oliver's ode to the UK and EU

World - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:16
"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver makes the case for why Brexit would be "absolutely insane" but acknowledges his frustration with the European Union in a profanity-laced song.

Tim Peake: 'I saw flames outside the window'

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:47
British astronaut Tim Peake describes his dramatic journey home to Earth from the International Space Station.

Peake: 'I would return to space in a heartbeat'

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:36
Tim Peake says he would go back into space "in a heartbeat" after his six-month mission to the space station.

Iceland's fishing industry 'better off outside' EU

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:04
Iceland's fishing minister says the country would "never join the European Union" because the industry is thriving outside the bloc.

Tim Peake holds news conference after returning from ISS

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 10:57
Tim Peake speaks at his first news conference since returning from the International Space Station.
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