BERLIN (Reuters) – Films about terrorism, migration and the struggle for women’s rights swept Germany’s Bambi awards on Thursday evening, with Chinese dissident and filmmaker Ai Weiwei urging the star-studded audience to keep faith in humanity. Artist Ai Weiwei receives the Bambi trophy during the Bambi 2017 Awards ceremony in Berlin. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt “Courage not
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s upper parliamentary chamber, the House of Lords, has appointed a woman to the role of “Black Rod” for the first time in the office’s 650-year history. Sarah Clarke, currently responsible for the organisation of the annual Wimbledon tennis championships, will be known as The Lady Usher of the Black Rod. In
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanese prime minister on Nov. 4 during a visit to Saudi Arabia, will leave Riyadh for France on Friday, a member of his party said. Posters depicting Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who has resigned from his post, are seen in Beirut, Lebanon, November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed
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“La sinistra deve aspirare a essere larga e unita. Ho molto apprezzato lo sforzo di Walter di questi mesi per spingere la sinistra, il centrosinistra a stare insieme e uniti” ha dichiarato il premier Paolo Gentiloni alla presentazione del nuovo libro di Walter Veltroni “Se pensiamo ai pericoli, li dobbiamo affrontare insieme, non contro qualcuno
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans will sit down next week for what has become a holiday tradition in the United States: tiptoeing through a turkey dinner without mentioning the president. Nearly one-third of all adults will actively avoid political conversations when they see friends and family over the Thanksgiving and December holidays, according to a
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“A ottobre 2017 le vendite di auto nuove nell’Ue torna a crescere dopo il calo di settembre” a renderlo noto è l’Acea in una nota stampa “Hanno raggiunto quota 1.169.672, +5,9% in più rispetto all’ottobre del 2016. Tra i maggiori mercati, le migliori performance sono quelle di Spagna (+13,7%), Francia (+13,7%) e Italia (+7,1%). Il
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Europe’s biggest technology company SAP (SAPG.DE) expects profit margins to flatten out during the fourth quarter after three years of declines, with improving margins to begin to show up in 2018, Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: SAP logo at SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany, January 24, 2017.
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ROMA – Atto di probabile natura dolosa ad Ostia, teatro in questi giorni dell’aggressione al cronista Rai Daniele Piervincenzi. Il portone del circolo cittadino del Pd è andato a fuoco la scorsa notte. A darne notizia è il senatore dem Stefano Esposito, già commissario del partito sul litorale romano. “Ieri la bella manifestazione antimafia –
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ROME (Reuters) – Salvatore “Toto” Riina, the Sicilian Mafia’s most powerful boss of the 20th century who was convicted for ordering dozens of murders, died of natural causes early on Friday after almost a quarter of a century in jail. FILE PHOTO: Mafia boss Toto Riina is escorted by Italian Carabinieri officers as he arrives
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday: Rockets 142, Suns 116 James Harden had 33 of his 48 points during the Houston Rockets’ 90-point first-half explosion that led to a 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. The 90 first-half points by Houston were the most in franchise history
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Singles’ Day online discount sales bonanza on Saturday saw bargain-hungry buyers spend over $38 billion, flooding the postal and courier businesses with around 331 million packages – and leaving an estimated 160,000 tonnes of packaging waste. A laborer works at a paper products recycling station in Shanghai, China November 17, 2017.
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition could stretch into the weekend after the parties missed Merkel’s Thursday deadline and failed to reach agreement on key issues such as migration and finances. German Chancellor Angela Merkel of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leaves the German Parliamentary Society after exploratory
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(Reuters) – Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios flag flies over the company building in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 6,
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(Reuters) – Jose Altuve of the World Series champion Houston Astros won the American League MVP award on Thursday while Marlins Giancarlo Stanton slugged his way to the National League honor. FILE PHOTO: Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) greets fans during the World Series championship parade and
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s presidential hopefuls wrapped up campaigning on Thursday in a race that has pitted billionaire Sebastian Pinera’s promise for change against center-left candidate Alejandro Guillier’s defense of a recent raft of progressive reforms. Chilean presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera attends a campaign rally in Santiago, Chile November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado With their
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – George Clooney will make his return to television in a serialized adaptation of “Catch-22,” Paramount Television said on Thursday, nearly 20 years after he left hit show “ER” to become one of film’s biggest names. Director George Clooney is interviewed at the premiere for “Suburbicon” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October
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(afp) ATENE – Un mare di fango ha colpito ieri tre località alla periferia di Atene dopo le piogge torrenziali degli ultimi giorni in Grecia, uccidendo almeno 15 persone. I soccorsi sono ancora in corso e non è escluso che il bilancio possa aggravarsi nelle prossime ore, hanno fatto sapere le autorità greche. Almeno dodici
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