Workers remove the protective boards around the Winston Churchill statue in Westminster, in London, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Workmen began removing protective hoarding around a statue of Britain’s wartime leader Winston Churchill on Wednesday ahead of a visit from French President Emmanuel Macron, after the monument was covered up during
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LONDON (Reuters) – Shows including “Hamilton” and “Les Miserables” will not return to the London stage until 2021, producer Cameron Mackintosh said on Wednesday, blaming uncertainty over when the British government would lift social distancing measures. FILE PHOTO: Cameron Mackintosh, producer of the film “Les Miserables”, which is a best picture Oscar nominee, arrives at
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – LATAM Airlines Group (LTM.SN) said on Wednesday its Argentine subsidiary will cease operations indefinitely, canceling all domestic flights, its first major cutback since filing for bankruptcy protection. FILE PHOTO: LATAM airlines logo, is seen inside of the Commodore Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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The dented car carrying Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves the Houses of Parliament, after it was involved in a collision, in London, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s car was shunted by a security vehicle outside parliament on Wednesday when Kurdish protesters ran into the road,
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FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany June 17, 2020. Tobias Schwarz/Pool via REUTERS BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans on Wednesday to remain cautious and stick to social distancing rules, but also added that the number of new coronavirus infections
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File Photo: Britain’s Secretary of State of Health Matt Hancock at Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, April 27, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley LONDON (Reuters) – Health minister Matt Hancock apologised on Wednesday to England soccer player Marcus Rashford for getting his name wrong, suggesting that confusion with the star
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FILE PHOTO: Delegates attend the resuming of a United Nations Human Rights Council session before an urgent debate on allegations of “systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protests” in the United States following the death of George Floyd druing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, June 15, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via
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OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – At an open-pit granite quarry in Burkina Faso’s capital, workers’ children play in the rubble while others toil alongside their parents after the coronavirus pandemic closed schools. Neimatou Ouedraogo, 9, carries a bucket of water in Pissy informal granite quarry, since schools closed amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) warned on Wednesday that it might need to apply for protection from creditors if its state-backed bailout deal failed to win sufficient support at a shareholder vote on June 25. FILE PHOTO: Lufthansa ticket agents help travelers at the Denver International Airport outside Denver, Colorado, U.S. March 13,
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Timotheus Hoettges, Chief Executive Officer of Germany’s telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom AG, holds a mobile phone as he attends the presentation of the new contact-tracing smartphone app that will use Bluetooth short-range radio and technology standards from Apple and Google to alert people of the risk of infection with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Berlin,
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FILE PHOTO: The Emancipation Proclamation is displayed at the National Archives building in Washington, January 13, 2006. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, during the American Civil War, formally proclaiming the freedom of all slaves held in areas still in revolt. This original document is displayed for public during four
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