Lifestyle

Lifestyle coverage from Reuters.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: British designer Stella McCartney appears at the end of her Fall/Winter 2017-2018 women's ready-to-wear collection show during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

The booming fashion industry is medieval in its approach to manufacturing and needs to modernize in order to radically cut the damage it is doing to the environment, British designer Stella McCartney has said.

Science News10 hours ago

Igor, the 13 year-old Siberian tiger lies on the operation table before the non-invasive stem cell surgery in Zoo Szeged, Hungary April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Igor, a Siberian tiger in a Hungarian zoo, received stem-cell joint treatment on Wednesday which doctors hoped would help heal its hip and allow it to live happily, on less medicine.

Technology News5 hours ago

Leopalace 21 Corp employee, Mai Shibata, poses with her mobile phone during a demonstartion of the company's security system 'Man on the Curtain' in her room in Tokyo, Japan, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kwiyeon Ha

Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.

Oddly Enough2 days ago

Aim of the traditional pub game originating from France is to land as many large brass coins or 'toads' in a table's small hole. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

With the final brass "toad" nestled at the bottom of the hole, team members from the Black Horse club jumped in the air to chest bump after becoming world champions at one of Britain's more obscure pub games.

Lifestylea day ago

A bottle of Black Mascara with Braille writing on it is seen as Maria, 44, who is blind, gets make up put on during a cosmetics class set up to help boost self esteem at the Laramara association in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

No mirrors needed by these women when they apply eye-liner, mascara and blush brushes. They can't see their faces.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Souvenir mugs to commemorate the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stacked at the Emma Bridgewater Factory, in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Britain March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Carl Recine

A British pottery is producing royal wedding mugs emblazoned with the description of Prince Harry and U.S. actress Meghan Markle as "game changers, free spirits, big hearts and well-suited".

Lifestyle4 days ago

Royal biographer Andrew Morton reacts during an interview with Reuters journalists in London, Britain April 9, 2018. Picture taken April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Princess Diana would approve of her son Prince Harry's marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle, according to author Andrew Morton whose famous biography of the late royal caused uproar in Britain some 25 years ago.

Science News2 days ago

Robots assemble an Ikea chair at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore April 17, 2018. Picture taken April 17, 2018. NTU/Handout via REUTERS

Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture.

Oddly Enough3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers set up a bronze sculpture of Karl Marx in his hometown Trier, Germany, April 13, 2018.   REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

The German city of Trier is struggling to keep up with demand for 0-euro notes, bearing the face of its most famous son and communism's creator Karl Marx, and sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday.

World News2 days ago

A woman poses at a cinema in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 18, 2018.  REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.

Lifestyle3 days ago

The last of Queen Elizabeth's corgi dogs, who appeared with the British monarch for a film segment during the 2012 London Olympic Games opening ceremony, has died at the age of 14, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO:  Clouds move over the Riyadh skyline November 17, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Saudi Arabia is launching its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday as it ends a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to open up the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.

Health News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A woman from the Muong ethnic tribe works on her green tea hills which produce black tea for export in Tan Son, outside Hanoi, October 4, 2015. REUTERS/Kham/File Photo

Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Entertainment News3 days ago

Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority reacts to Bugs Bunny during a media preview of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

Abu Dhabi hopes the opening of a $1 billion Warner Bros theme park in July will help it in its bid to nearly double the number of tourists visiting the emirate over the next few years.

Lifestyle3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Danish flags are pictured outside a cafe at the famous landmark Nyhavn in Copenhagen, Denmark April 18, 2017.  REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

Denmark will ask the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO to recognize officially the concept of 'hygge' - a reason, Danes argue, why their country is among the happiest in the world.

Health News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, and Meghan Markle watch athletes at the team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath Sports Training Village in Bath, Britain, April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Fans of the British royals have been awash in glittering titillation over the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, but counselors warn there is a dark side: extreme and potentially dangerous obsession.

World News5 days ago

Kim In-gil dance with his partner at the New Hyundai Core colatec in Seoul, South Korea, April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon, dancing to local hits from the 1960s in a basketball court-sized hall.

Lifestyle5 days ago

Sumo wrestlers take part in a Shinto ritual before the start of an annual sumo tournament dedicated at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Laughter, sunshine and optimism were the order of the day at the ceremonial Spring Festival sumo tournament held at a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Monday.

World News5 days ago

A priest holds a leaflet advertising a course for aspiring exorcists in Rome, Italy April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

About 200 aspiring exorcists gathered on Monday for a week-long course in casting out demons - including by cellphone if necessary - amid increased demand for the service among Roman Catholics.

Lifestyle5 days ago

Bottles of Harry and Meghan's Windsor Knot pale ale are seen on display at the Windsor and Eton brewery in Windsor, Britain April 11, 2018.REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Royal fans with a taste for beer will be able to celebrate Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle's wedding day with a special ale brewed in the town where the couple will get married next month.

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