Category: Arts

UK death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases rises by 118

People walk at Heaton Park, Manchester following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Manchester, Britain, May 24, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff LONDON...

Israel limits coronavirus cellphone surveillance to ‘special cases’

People visit a beach along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea during a heatwave in Israel as restrictions following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ease around the...

Five artists announced as winners of $75,000 Herb Alpert Awards

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Barack Obama awards the 2012 National Medal of Arts to musician Herb Alpert during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in...

Thai artist ‘restless hands’ takes coronavirus battle to the streets

Mue Bon, a Thai street artist paints a mural depicting characters attempting to keep a virus at bay, in Bangkok, amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Macy’s to be ‘smaller company’ as loss to hit $1 billion in quarter amid lockdowns

(Reuters) – Macy’s Inc (M.N) said on Thursday it could rack up operating losses of up to $1.11 billion in the first quarter, as the department store operator was...

History in the making as Czech museum opens face mask exhibition

A worker prepares a face mask exhibition at the National Museum amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Prague, Czech Republic, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/David W...

Italian woman wins Picasso painting in French charity raffle

Raffle organizer Peri Cochin delivers a speech as the name of the winner of the painting “Nature Morte, 1921” by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso appears on the...

Uber to focus on core rides, delivery business as it cuts 23% of workforce

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) will concentrate on its core businesses in ride-hailing and food delivery and cut 23% of its workforce in an attempt to...

Arrest warrants issued for NFL players over armed robbery allegations

FILE PHOTO: Apr 25, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Deandre Baker (Georgia) on the red carpet prior to the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in Downtown Nashville. Mandatory...

New work by Chinese dissident artist shows support for Hong Kong protests

Danish sculptor Jens Galschiot is seen in front of his sculpture “The Pillar of Shame” at the unveiling of Chinese cartoonist Badiucao’s new...

Style-conscious Africans turn compulsory masks into fashion accessories

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian fashion designer Sefiya Diejomaoh likes to wear bright, bold clothes to match her personality. She believes a global pandemic should not...

TUI to cut jobs and costs as it prepares for July holiday restart

LONDON (Reuters) – Travel group TUI (TUIGn.DE) will cut 8,000 jobs and look to shed 30% of its costs as it gears up for a July restart to European tourism, the...