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Elon Musk 'semi-separates' from girlfriend Grimes

Elon Musk and Canadian singer Grimes have “semi-separated” after three years together, the billionaire Tesla and SpaceX chief revealed in an interview published on Friday. The couple were last seen in public leaving the Met Gala in New York earlier this month. Celebrity mag

US actor DiCaprio invests in 2 lab-grown meat startups

In a bid to fight the climate crisis, U.S. actor Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in two different lab-grown meat startups, the companies said Wednesday. DiCaprio has bought an unspecified stake in Aleph Farms and Mosa Meat, two companies developing protein products grown from cow cells &ndash

A woman hits 4 pedestrians with her car in the heart of Paris

A young woman rammed her car into four pedestrians on the Champs Elysees in Paris, seriously injuring them. And the newspaper "Le Parisien" wrote today, "Wednesday" about the accident that occurred on "Tuesday" evening, that when the red light appeared, to allow pedestrians to cross, it seemed th

'Side Eyeing Chloe' meme to be auctioned as an NFT with a starting bid of $15,000

Chloe Clem was only a little girl when she rose to fame and now, eight years later, the reaction that turned her into a popular meme is set to be auctioned as an NFT. Known as “Side Eyeing Chloe", her reaction to her elder sister being surprised with a trip to Disneyland was caught on camer

Expo 2020 Dubai unveils Hammour House community art project

DUBAI: Expo 2020 Dubai on Thursday unveiled its community art project, titled Hammour House, at a preview attended by Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al-Nahayan, the UAE’s Minister of Tolerance and the coexistence and commissioner general of the event.   Hammour House will bring together

Swedish authorities reject a couple's request to name their child Vladimir Putin

Sweden's civil status authorities have rejected a couple's request to name their son "Vladimir Putin", considering that the Russian leader's name falls into the category of "inappropriate" surnames banned, according to the relevant authority. "The name should not be offensive, cause distress to t

Canaries volcano destroys hundreds of houses as lava creeps on

Distraught residents watch as a wall of molten lava creeps its way down the slopes of Spain's La Palma island, destroying more than 300 buildings in its way Wednesday. The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on Sunday in the south of La Palma, one of seven islands that make up the Canary Islan

California covers perennial sequoia trees with blankets to protect them from fires

More than 1,700 firefighters on Monday continued the days-long battle to defend California's giant sequoia trees from the threat of encroaching fire. The Los Angeles Times reported that rescue crews rushed over the weekend to protect the giant forest that includes the "General Sherman" tree, know

Prince Charles, William to attend James Bond movie premiere

After several delays, the highly anticipated James Bond movie “No Time To Die” will make its world premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sept. 28. While health care workers have been invited to the premiere as a tribute to their hard work during the pandemic along w

Police: Teen charged in high school shooting that wounded 2

A 15-year-old Virginia boy has been charged in a shooting that wounded two fellow students at their high school, police announced Tuesday. Newport News police said in a news release that the teen was charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, two counts of use of a firearm in the c

Iraq recovers on Thursday an archaeological cuneiform tablet with part of the “Epic of Gilgamesh”

Washington - UNESCO announced on Monday 20-9-2021 that Iraq will recover, on Thursday, a 3,500-year-old cuneiform tablet containing a part of the "Epic of Gilgamesh", after it was found by US authorities that it had been stolen from an Iraqi museum in 1991 and then smuggled many years later to the

Sisters recorded as world's oldest identical twins at age 107

They say it is hard to live with twins, now imagine having a twin and both of you surviving for more than a century. That is what two Japanese sisters have managed to do when they were recorded as the oldest living identical twins in the world at the age of 107 years and 330 days, Guinness World R

Lava from La Palma volcano heads toward sea; no injuries

Some 5,000 were evacuated from Spain’s Canary Islands as lava continued to flow slowly from a volcano, the head of the regional government said Monday. Lava was flowing on the island of La Palma toward the sea, moving at 700 meters (2,300 feet) per hour, according to the Canary Islands Volc

Britain's Princess Beatrice gives birth to a baby girl

Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter, Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have had a baby daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The baby, who weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces (2.78 kilograms), was born at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital on Saturday. Beatrice, the 10th in

Italian prisoner shoots at foes with gun smuggled in by drone

An Italian prisoner shot at fellow inmates through the bars of their cell with a weapon believed to have been smuggled in by drone, a prison union said Monday. The 28-year old, who has links to the Neapolitan mafia, fired three shots Sunday at prisoners he had argued with, but without injuring th

Volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma as evacuations speed up

Avolcano erupted Sunday on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma, after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, sending fountains of lava and a plume of smoke and ash into the air, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for 1,000 people. The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute report

Eid ideas for children: ways to make the occasion feel special at home

This year, Eid Al Fitr is expected to begin on May 13. Even though things are opening back up amid the pandemic, thanks to the mass roll-out of vaccinations in many countries around the world, it's better to still be cautious with plans. In the past, you may have gone&nbs

Original copy of the US Constitution up for auction for $20 million

A very rare original copy of the US Constitution signed in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, will be auctioned in New York with an estimated value of between 15 and 20 million dollars, Sotheby's announced. Sotheby's presents until Sunday a special set of American constitutional documents dating