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Hamilton takes controversial eighth home British GP win

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for a record-extending eighth time Sunday despite a 10-second penalty for a controversial first lap collision that sent Red Bull rival Max Verstappen crashing out of the race.

Venice dodges UNESCO listing after big ship ban

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Fuzhou, China, cited Italy’s recent ban and gave Italian authorities until next December to report back on efforts to preserve the city’s ecosystem and heritage

Venice dodges UNESCO listing after big ship ban

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Fuzhou, China, cited Italy’s recent ban and gave Italian authorities until next December to report back on efforts to preserve the city’s ecosystem and heritage

Salzburg festival hall: a temple to music

Only just free of the post-World War II occupying forces that left in 1955 and still in ruins, Austria set its sights firmly on culture, turning former episcopal stables into the Large Festival Hall (‘Grosses Festspielhaus’) as a symbol of renewal

Cannes star Renate Reinsve on new-found fame

Until the premiere of ‘The Worst Person in the World,’ the highlight of the 33-year-old Norwegian actress’ time on the big screen amounted to just one minute 10 years ago. Now she is firm favourite to lift the best actress award at Cannes on Saturday

10 years on, family ‘reclaims’ Winehouse’s story

Winehouse’s parents have cooperated with ‘Reclaiming Amy,’ a BBC documentary that airs Friday, the anniversary of her death, which her father Mitch says gives a ‘more rounded image of Amy’ than the 2105 doc ‘Amy’

The coffee shop that tells tale of Lebanon's downturn 

The events of the last tumultuous 20 months in Lebanon can be told through the birth, growth, and end of one coffee shop in Mar Mikhael whose lifespan became a manifestation of the devastating impact of a collapsing state.

The coffee shop that tells tale of Lebanon's downturn 

The events of the last tumultuous 20 months in Lebanon can be told through the birth, growth, and end of one coffee shop in Mar Mikhael whose lifespan became a manifestation of the devastating impact of a collapsing state.

Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight

British billionaire Richard Branson on Sunday soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket plane and safely returned in the vehicle's first fully crewed test flight to space, a symbolic milestone for a venture he started 17 years ago.

Greece sees surge of international arrivals in June

Air traffic in Greece picked up strongly in June after the government eased coronavirus-related travel restrictions in May before the start of the key summer tourist season, civil aviation authority data showed on Thursday.