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27/01/2021 - 09:01
France's EDF sees delay, extra costs for British nuclear plant

French electricity giant EDF said Wednesday that completion of a new nuclear power plant in southwest England would be delayed by six months and run another 500 million pounds ($687 million) over budget. 

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Locked down and up: fears over virus impact on UK prisoners

Concern is growing about the potential long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on prisoners in England and Wales, even though jails have avoided the worst predictions about infections.

26/01/2021 - 21:01
Barbs fly over satellite projects from Musk, Bezos

A spat erupted Tuesday between Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk as the tech titans' space firms exchanged barbs over their rival satellite internet projects being evaluated by regulators.

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Rapid Covid spread not seen in several studies of schools

Schools that practice social distancing, mask-wearing and other precautions have not seen rapid spread of coronavirus, but indoor sports activities should be avoided, researchers said Tuesday.

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Asia sales help LVMH limit Covid damage

LVMH, the world's biggest luxury company, said Tuesday that a strong pickup in Asian sales and robust online business helped contain the damage from Covid-19 in its 2020 results.

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Pepsi, Beyond Meat cook up snack partnership

Food industry colossus PepsiCo and faux-burger makers Beyond Meat announced an alliance Tuesday to cook up plant-based snacks that tempt the palate while being easy on the planet.

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Covid crowd fear prompts US swimming trials shake-up

The United States Olympic swimming trials will be split into two smaller events in June as part of a shake-up aimed at protecting athletes from Covid-19, USA swimming said Tuesday.

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IOC wants 'safe and secure' Games, outlines vaccine stance

The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it was determined "safe and secure" Tokyo Games would go ahead and that while it urged participants to be vaccinated, that was only part of its Covid-19 "toolbox".

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In Gaza, parkour brings youngsters a taste of freedom

Using crutches, Palestinian Mohamed Aliwa leaps from one concrete slab to another, determined that his missing leg won't stop him doing parkour, a sport that brings respite from grim reality in Gaza.    

27/01/2021 - 04:01
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27/01/2021 - 02:01
Japan table tennis star Ito aiming for gold, with or without fans

Japanese table tennis star Mima Ito said she's ready to play without fans at the Tokyo Olympics, as long as it means the Games can go ahead.

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26/01/2021 - 21:01
Gomez signs for Sevilla after leaving Atalanta

Sevilla said on Tuesday they had reached an agreement to sign Argentine playmaker Alejandro 'Papu' Gomez from Atalanta of Serie A.

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Southern Hills awarded PGA stripped from Trump course

Southern Hills Country Club in Oklahoma has been awarded the 2022 PGA Championship after the tournament was stripped from former US President Donald Trump's Bedminster course, the PGA of America said.

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IOC wants 'safe and secure' Games, outlines vaccine stance

The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it was determined "safe and secure" Tokyo Games would go ahead and that while it urged participants to be vaccinated, that was only part of its Covid-19 "toolbox".

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Sports face vaccine dilemma ahead of Olympics, Euros

As Olympic organisers deny reports that the Tokyo Games this summer will be postponed again, they, and other sports bodies, are wrestling with the issue of vaccinating participants for Covid-19 at international events.

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California ends wide lockdown as Covid hospital strain eases

California lifted blanket "stay-at-home" orders across the US state Monday, paving the way for activities such as outdoor dining to return even in worst-hit regions as the pandemic's strain on hospitals begins to ease.

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Napoleon's account of legendary Battle of Austerlitz goes on sale

Napoleon Bonaparte's account of his victory at the Battle of Austerlitz, dictated during his exile on the island of Saint Helena, went on sale Wednesday in Paris for one million euros ($1.2 million).

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At historic fort, India farmers raise flag and vow to battle on

Armed with a spear and a sword, farmer Sher Singh climbed over the main gate of India's historic Red Fort and raised a Sikh religious flag to the cheers of a large crowd of protesters. 

26/01/2021 - 17:01
Swiss drop Russian oligarch's case against art dealer

Swiss prosecutors confirmed Tuesday they are dropping a case brought by Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev against a top art dealer he accused of swindling him out of hundreds of millions of dollars.

26/01/2021 - 10:01
Pompidou Centre: Paris arts 'machine'

The Pompidou Centre in Paris, home of Europe's biggest contemporary art museum, is to close for four years from 2023 for a massive refit.

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Kenyan extradited to US over wildlife trafficking charges

A Kenyan man was extradited to the United States on Monday to face charges he trafficked rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory worth millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said.

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Paris Pompidou Centre to close for four-year refit

The Pompidou Centre, one of Paris's top cultural attractions and home to Europe's biggest modern art collection, is to close from 2023 for four years of renovations, France's culture minister said on Monday.

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Austrian artist and Holocaust survivor Arik Brauer dies

Austrian artist and Holocaust survivor Arik Brauer, renowned in his homeland for his painting and songwriting, has died at the age of 92, his family announced Monday.

24/01/2021 - 06:01
Switzerland's timeless art mechanics embraces 3D future

In his snow-bound workshop, Swiss master Francois Junod's moving mechanical artworks whir into action: birds whistle, historical luminaries write poetry -- traditional craftsmanship newly recognised as being among the world's cultural heritage.

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