UK pottery produces ‘well suited’ Harry and Meghan wedding mugs

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LONDON (Reuters) – 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”. 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,
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Flatpack fear no more? Robot assembles IKEA chair frame

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread – assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture. Robots assemble an Ikea chair at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore April 17, 2018. Picture taken April 17, 2018. NTU/Handout via REUTERS Sifting through pages of instructions and a jumble of screws and bolts to build
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Saudi cinema launch ends decades-old ban, public screenings start Friday

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RIYADH (Reuters) – 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. A woman poses at a cinema in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser A red carpet invitation-only gala
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Saudi Arabia launches first new cinema, public showings start Friday

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RIYADH (Reuters) – 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. A woman poses at a cinema in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser A red carpet invitation-only gala
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Last of UK Queen Elizabeth’s beloved corgi dogs has died: Daily Mail

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LONDON (Reuters) – 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. Willow, who was the 14th generation descended from the first corgi, Susan, owned by the
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Igor the Siberian tiger gets stem-cell hip treatment in Hungary

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SZEGED, Hungary (Reuters) – 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. Igor is a 13-year old tiger living in the zoo in the southern Hungarian town of Szeged. It has been
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Marx birthplace cashes in on 0 euro notes for anniversary

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BERLIN (Reuters) – 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. FILE PHOTO: Workers set up a bronze sculpture of Karl
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Saudi Arabia to launch first new cinema at private VIP event

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RIYADH (Reuters) – 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. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman leaves the Hotel Matignon in Paris, France, April
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