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Gaza horse riders compete again as coronavirus curbs eased

06/18/20 2:21 PM

Wearing riding pants, logo-decorated shirts and helmets, Gaza horse-riders resumed local show-jumping competitions on Thursday as coronavirus restrictions were eased.

Dressmakers keep Palestinian tradition alive in refugee camp in Jordan

06/18/20 12:15 PM

Palestinian refugee Um Zeid spends her days at home in the sprawling Baqaa camp in Jordan sewing colorful dresses which gives her an income and keeps tradition alive.

George III's gold Breguet watch to be auctioned in London

06/18/20 7:57 AM

A gold Breguet watch of George III, the British king who was forced to accept American independence after the revolutionary war of 1775-1783, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London next month.

Designers fashion a go-slow future for catwalks and collections

06/17/20 8:22 AM

From Armani to Gucci, top fashion houses are re-designing their calendars to slow down the frantic pace of catwalk shows and new collections, as the coronavirus pandemic forces a rethink of the way...

Thailand's roving dog groomer back in business

06/16/20 11:48 AM

Volunteer pet groomer Kriengkai Thatwakorn is thrilled to be back helping out stray dogs in Thailand, some in urgent need of a shearing after waiting three sweltering months for a trim.

Slovenia wins its first Michelin stars

06/16/20 11:41 AM

Slovenian restaurants received the country's first ever Michelin stars on Tuesday with Hisa Franko getting two out of the maximum possible three stars and five other restaurants one each.

France's Givenchy names Matthew Williams as new designer

06/15/20 11:09 AM

French couture house Givenchy, owned by luxury goods giant LVMH and known for once dressing Hollywood stars such as Audrey Hepburn, said on Monday it had named Matthew Williams as its new creative...

Need a bit more human contact? So do London Zoo's gorillas

06/14/20 2:12 PM

It was party time this weekend for the gorillas at London Zoo - complete with treats like nuts, leeks and broccoli to eat and bunting in their treehouses - as they got ready to see visitors for the...

They call it puppy love: Lockdown Britain sees surge in demand for dogs

06/09/20 12:23 PM

British breeders of puppies have seen a huge surge in demand for dogs during the lockdown and now fear that many families will give them up once they realise the scale of the responsibility ahead.

The future is orange: Campari tests selling Aperol in China

06/08/20 10:23 AM

Campari is testing selling Aperol in China as the Italian spirits group looks to its photogenic orange-flavoured aperitif to revive sales hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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