William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen had reigned for 70 years Family had gathered at her Balmoral home Son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham … Read more

CRYPTOVERSE-Bitcoin could be laid low by miners’ malady

Feb 22 (Reuters) – Bitcoin miners are feeling the heat – and the pain’s rippling downstream to pressure prices. The cryptocurrency’s spectacular rally in 2021 drew thousands of entrants into mining, or producing new coin. As a result the hashrate, or combined computational power used by bitcoin miners globally, has roughly quadrupled over the past … Read more

CRYPTOVERSE-Bitcoin runs into Russian rules and regiments

A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this picture illustration taken October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 15 (Reuters) – Bristling tensions and looming laws in Europe could offer clues to two questions: Can bitcoin be a safe-haven asset? And can Russia emerge … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Baby lost in chaos of Afghanistan airlift found, returned to family

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan.8 (Reuters) – A child desperately handed over to a soldier through an airport wall in the chaos of the US evacuation from Afghanistan was found and was reunited with relatives in Kabul on Saturday. The baby, Sohail Ahmadi, was just two months old when he disappeared on August 19 when thousands of … Read more

Betty White, working actress into her 90s, dies just shy of her 100th birthday

Dec 31 (Reuters) – Comedy actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America’s geriatric girlfriend after Emmy-winning roles in the television comedies “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show, “died Friday. , less than three weeks before his 100th birthday. The agent, Jeff Witjas, told People … Read more

‘Harry Potter’ cast recalls first kisses, horrible haircuts in reunion special

LOS ANGELES, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Daniel Radcliffe recalls embarrassing haircuts, Emma Watson found meeting her “Harry Potter” co-stars “an unexpected joy” and director Christopher Columbus recalls movie sets as “the best playground”. in the world.” Many cast members from the “Harry Potter” film franchise came together for a 20th anniversary television special, called “Return … Read more

‘Spider-Man’ ignites pandemic box office with historic opening

LOS ANGELES, Dec 19 (Reuters) – “Spider-Man: No Way Home” racked up $ 253 million in ticket sales in the US and Canada over the weekend, setting a pandemic record and ranking as the third debut. largest national in Hollywood history even as a new variant of COVID-19 spreads. Worldwide, “No Way Home” generated an … Read more