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Lifestyle coverage from Reuters.

Lifestyle9 hours ago

An undated handout photo shows the Vanda Dendrobium supercar in Singapore. Vanda Electrics/Handout via REUTERS

Singapore is the setting for new Hollywood movie 'Crazy Rich Asians' - an adaptation of a best-selling novel that explores the insatiable consumerism of new money and old-world opulence in a continent producing more billionaires than anywhere else.

Science & Space10 hours ago

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.

Lifestyle3 days ago

A worker removes scaffolds in front of a giant mural depicting Italian composer Ennio Morricone created by Asterios Laskaris, Christos Laskaris and Dimitra Kalogirou under the auspices of the Greek Cultural Association Friends of Ennio Morricone's Music, in Larissa, Greece, July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Thanos Floulis

Once upon a time in central Greece ... a small town fell in love with famed film composer Ennio Morricone and painted a huge mural in his honor.

Lifestyle2 days ago

A woman rests in a public garden next to the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index, strengthening the Austrian capital's claim to being the world's most pleasant city to live in.

World News2 days ago

Cars drive through Ramon Crater during the Perseid meteor shower near the town of Mitzpe Ramon, southern Israel, August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Thousands of star-gazers gathered overnight at one of the darkest spots in Israel hoping to be dazzled by the annual Perseid meteor shower, only to be left somewhat disappointed by the show.

Entertainment News3 days ago

Blocks of flats in the city of Glasgow are seen from Cathkin Braes, Scotland, Britain August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scottish writer Darren McGarvey's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, informed by his own violent and addictive past, is a powerful insight into Britain's wealth gap via rap and acid comedy.

Oddly Enough2 days ago

A journalist poses as he stands in front of a bright red, eco-friendly urinal on the Ile Saint-Louis along the Seine River in Paris, France, August 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals.

Lifestyle2 days ago

A glass of Vindigo, Mediterranean chardonnay wine, is seen at a beachfront restaurant in Sete, France, August 9, 2018. The wine is filtered through a pulp of red grape skins which contain a natural pigment, anthocyanin, and gives the wine its blue colour.   REUTERS/Antony Paone

(Wine marketer corrects number of bottles under order in paragraphs 3, 10 of Aug. 10 story)

Lifestyle6 days ago

The Palace of Justice, the Brussels' courthouse, is pictured in Brussels, Belgium August 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Yves Herman

Clad in scaffolding for some 40 years, Brussels' Palace of Justice will finally undergo 100 million euros ($115.88 million) worth of renovations over the next 12 years, restoring one of the Belgian capital's most iconic sites.

Environment7 days ago

A menu board at Sydney's Old Fitzroy Hotel displays the slogan 'Parma for a Farmer', meaning that sales of the dish of fried crumbed chicken topped with tomato sauce and melted cheese, called parmagiana or parma for short, will result in proceeds going to farmers in Australia's parched interior for drought relief, in Sydney, Australia, August 9, 2018.    REUTERS/David Gray

Thirsty city slickers are pitching in to help farmers in Australia's parched interior by eating a pub delicacy called a "parma," with some of the proceeds marked for drought relief.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Actor Glenn Close poses on the red carpet during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Glenn Close may be known for playing strong, often ruthless women, but like her long subdued character in "The Wife" she says she's only just starting to feel comfortable in her own skin.

Lifestyle7 days ago

Festivalgoers cool themselves in the Danube River during the Sziget music festival on an island in Budapest, Hungary August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

At Hungary's Sziget Festival, the Danube river is providing revelers with some welcome respite from the searing temperatures that have hit much of Europe.

Lifestyle7 days ago

A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalized in the building's stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Belgian Valerie Luycx, a founder of the association "Les Petits Vieux" acting as home for dozens of elderly animals, including dogs, cats, pigs and goats, caresses Pastis, a 10-year-old Vietnamese pig, in Chievres, Belgium August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Pastis the pot-bellied pig likes nothing better than snuggling down for the night with the ponies at his retirement home, but also enjoys playing with the elderly cats.

Lifestyle8 days ago

An employee of Israel's Antiquities Authority holds a gold earring believed to date back more than two millennia after been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, outside Jerusalem's Old City, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A gold earring believed to date back more than 2000 years has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, in what Israeli archaeologists called rare evidence of Hellenistic influence.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Designer Han Meilin (R) poses for pictures as he presents his design manuscript for a Year of the Pig stamp that shows a five-member pig family to Liu Aili, president of China Post, at a ceremony in Beijing, China August 6, 2018. Du Yang/CNS via REUTERS

A new "pig family" postal stamp has stoked debate about whether China may further loosen its family planning policy next year as couples delay parenthood and the world's most populous nation greys.

Arts8 days ago

Armed with makeup brushes and pencils, illusionist Mirjana Kika Milosevic makes striking creations on her body. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Armed with makeup brushes and pencils, skin artist and illusionist Mirjana Kika Milosevic gets to work on her own torso, sketching elaborate knots and making chunks of her flesh disappear, earning her videos millions of views on YouTube.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Cobbler Cai Wenke puts the finishing touches to a 'thousand-layer' cloth shoe at the demonstration workshop of the Neiliansheng shoemaker in Beijing, China August 7, 2018.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

In an ornately decorated building in central Beijing, cobbler Cai Wenke painstakingly makes shoes by hand in a process that has hardly changed since the business first started in 1853.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Amier El Refaie looks into the eyes of a cobra during his show at the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt July 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

In Egypt's premier Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, snake charmer Amier El Refaie puts some of the world's most dangerous snakes to sleep.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Women walk past a rack that displays postcards, some with pictures of bikini-clad women, on a stand at a souvenir shop in Marseille, France, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Smutty postcards with pictures of women wearing bikinis are a typical if often maligned feature of French seaside resorts. But in the wake of an anti-sexual harassment movement sweeping France, their days may be numbered.

Lifestyle9 hours ago

An undated handout photo shows the Vanda Dendrobium supercar in Singapore. Vanda Electrics/Handout via REUTERS

Singapore is the setting for new Hollywood movie 'Crazy Rich Asians' - an adaptation of a best-selling novel that explores the insatiable consumerism of new money and old-world opulence in a continent producing more billionaires than anywhere else.

Science & Space10 hours ago

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.

Lifestyle3 days ago

A worker removes scaffolds in front of a giant mural depicting Italian composer Ennio Morricone created by Asterios Laskaris, Christos Laskaris and Dimitra Kalogirou under the auspices of the Greek Cultural Association Friends of Ennio Morricone's Music, in Larissa, Greece, July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Thanos Floulis

Once upon a time in central Greece ... a small town fell in love with famed film composer Ennio Morricone and painted a huge mural in his honor.

Lifestyle2 days ago

A woman rests in a public garden next to the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index, strengthening the Austrian capital's claim to being the world's most pleasant city to live in.

World News2 days ago

Cars drive through Ramon Crater during the Perseid meteor shower near the town of Mitzpe Ramon, southern Israel, August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Thousands of star-gazers gathered overnight at one of the darkest spots in Israel hoping to be dazzled by the annual Perseid meteor shower, only to be left somewhat disappointed by the show.

Entertainment News3 days ago

Blocks of flats in the city of Glasgow are seen from Cathkin Braes, Scotland, Britain August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scottish writer Darren McGarvey's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, informed by his own violent and addictive past, is a powerful insight into Britain's wealth gap via rap and acid comedy.

Oddly Enough2 days ago

A journalist poses as he stands in front of a bright red, eco-friendly urinal on the Ile Saint-Louis along the Seine River in Paris, France, August 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals.

Lifestyle2 days ago

A glass of Vindigo, Mediterranean chardonnay wine, is seen at a beachfront restaurant in Sete, France, August 9, 2018. The wine is filtered through a pulp of red grape skins which contain a natural pigment, anthocyanin, and gives the wine its blue colour.   REUTERS/Antony Paone

(Wine marketer corrects number of bottles under order in paragraphs 3, 10 of Aug. 10 story)

Lifestyle6 days ago

The Palace of Justice, the Brussels' courthouse, is pictured in Brussels, Belgium August 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Yves Herman

Clad in scaffolding for some 40 years, Brussels' Palace of Justice will finally undergo 100 million euros ($115.88 million) worth of renovations over the next 12 years, restoring one of the Belgian capital's most iconic sites.

Environment7 days ago

A menu board at Sydney's Old Fitzroy Hotel displays the slogan 'Parma for a Farmer', meaning that sales of the dish of fried crumbed chicken topped with tomato sauce and melted cheese, called parmagiana or parma for short, will result in proceeds going to farmers in Australia's parched interior for drought relief, in Sydney, Australia, August 9, 2018.    REUTERS/David Gray

Thirsty city slickers are pitching in to help farmers in Australia's parched interior by eating a pub delicacy called a "parma," with some of the proceeds marked for drought relief.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Actor Glenn Close poses on the red carpet during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Glenn Close may be known for playing strong, often ruthless women, but like her long subdued character in "The Wife" she says she's only just starting to feel comfortable in her own skin.

Lifestyle7 days ago

Festivalgoers cool themselves in the Danube River during the Sziget music festival on an island in Budapest, Hungary August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

At Hungary's Sziget Festival, the Danube river is providing revelers with some welcome respite from the searing temperatures that have hit much of Europe.

Lifestyle7 days ago

A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalized in the building's stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Belgian Valerie Luycx, a founder of the association "Les Petits Vieux" acting as home for dozens of elderly animals, including dogs, cats, pigs and goats, caresses Pastis, a 10-year-old Vietnamese pig, in Chievres, Belgium August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Pastis the pot-bellied pig likes nothing better than snuggling down for the night with the ponies at his retirement home, but also enjoys playing with the elderly cats.

Lifestyle8 days ago

An employee of Israel's Antiquities Authority holds a gold earring believed to date back more than two millennia after been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, outside Jerusalem's Old City, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A gold earring believed to date back more than 2000 years has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, in what Israeli archaeologists called rare evidence of Hellenistic influence.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Designer Han Meilin (R) poses for pictures as he presents his design manuscript for a Year of the Pig stamp that shows a five-member pig family to Liu Aili, president of China Post, at a ceremony in Beijing, China August 6, 2018. Du Yang/CNS via REUTERS

A new "pig family" postal stamp has stoked debate about whether China may further loosen its family planning policy next year as couples delay parenthood and the world's most populous nation greys.

Arts8 days ago

Armed with makeup brushes and pencils, illusionist Mirjana Kika Milosevic makes striking creations on her body. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Armed with makeup brushes and pencils, skin artist and illusionist Mirjana Kika Milosevic gets to work on her own torso, sketching elaborate knots and making chunks of her flesh disappear, earning her videos millions of views on YouTube.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Cobbler Cai Wenke puts the finishing touches to a 'thousand-layer' cloth shoe at the demonstration workshop of the Neiliansheng shoemaker in Beijing, China August 7, 2018.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

In an ornately decorated building in central Beijing, cobbler Cai Wenke painstakingly makes shoes by hand in a process that has hardly changed since the business first started in 1853.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Amier El Refaie looks into the eyes of a cobra during his show at the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt July 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

In Egypt's premier Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, snake charmer Amier El Refaie puts some of the world's most dangerous snakes to sleep.

Lifestyle9 days ago

Women walk past a rack that displays postcards, some with pictures of bikini-clad women, on a stand at a souvenir shop in Marseille, France, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Smutty postcards with pictures of women wearing bikinis are a typical if often maligned feature of French seaside resorts. But in the wake of an anti-sexual harassment movement sweeping France, their days may be numbered.

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