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Tracey Emin delivers an ’emotional timebomb’ in London exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) – British artist Tracey Emin is unleashing an “emotional timebomb” at her latest exhibition, homing in on what is important to her as she faces what she calls the third stage of her life. A visitor views “Insomnia Room Installation” during the launch of “A Fortnight of Tears”, an exhibition of new works by the British artist Tracey Emin on display at White Cube gallery in London, Britain, February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville Best known to many for the then sensational creation “My Bed” some 20 years ago…

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Brian Loughans, 82, delivers takeaway curries in a suit and tie

An 82-year-old West Yorkshire man has been awarded the title of Britain’s best takeaway driver. Brian Loughans delivers curries in Sowerby Bridge in a suit and tie and has not missed a shift since he started the job in 2014. Mr Loughans said he enjoyed the work as it kept him busy in the evenings He picked up the award from comedian David Walliams at the British Takeaway Awards ceremony in London last week. Source link

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Technology 

Robot delivers the post and other technology news

BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week including: UK police ground some of their drones because of a fault that means the devices can fall out of the sky Google staff across the world stage a series of walkouts in protest at the company’s treatment of women. Google chief executive Sundar Pichai says: “I am fully committed to making progress on an issue that has persisted for far too long in our society…” An autonomous mail delivery robot is tested out…

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Science 

Orion capsule: Europe delivers astronaut spaceship’s first ‘powerhouse’

Image copyright AIRBUS Image caption The European Service Module pushes the Orion capsule through space European industry has handed over a key part of the spaceship infrastructure that will take humans beyond Earth and into the wider Solar System. At a ceremony at Bremen airport in Germany, American officials accepted the first service module that will power an Orion capsule. Orion is the next-generation vehicle that the US is developing to carry astronauts to the Moon and on to Mars. A first flight of the trans-Atlantic spaceship combo is scheduled…

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To the Moon and beyond: Airbus delivers powerhouse for NASA’s Orion spacecraft

BERLIN (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) said on Friday it had delivered the “powerhouse” for NASA’s new Orion Spaceship that will take astronauts to the Moon and beyond in coming years, hitting a key milestone that should lead to hundreds of millions of euros in future orders. Airbus staff prepares the European Service Module (ESM) for the U.S. spacecraft “Orion” in Bremen, Germany, November 1, 2018 before shipment to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Picture taken November 1, 2018. Airbus/Handout via REUTERS Engineers at the Airbus plant in Bremen,…

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Tesla delivers $311m quarterly profit

Image copyright Reuters Tesla has reported a quarterly profit for just the third time in its 15-year history. The electric car-maker made a record $311.5m (£241m) in the three months to 30 September, as the pace of car deliveries accelerated. The result is a victory for chief executive Elon Musk, who had promised a profit to investors earlier this year. Tesla’s last profitable quarter came in 2016 and it had faced mounting questions about its finances. In a letter to investors, Mr Musk called the quarter “historic” and said it…

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Tesla shares jump as Musk delivers quarterly profit, cash

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) reported a net profit, positive cash flow and wider-than-expected margins for the latest quarter on Wednesday, delivering on Chief Executive Elon Musk’s promise to turn the electric carmaker profitable as higher production volumes of its new Model 3 began to pay off. Tesla reiterated that it expected to repeat its net profit in the current quarter, helping drive the company’s shares up 14 percent in after hours trading. The controversial Musk, who has often set goals and deadlines that Tesla has failed to…

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PM says White Paper delivers ‘the Brexit people voted for’

Image copyright Getty Images The government has published its blueprint for UK relations with the EU, with Theresa May saying it “delivers on the Brexit people voted for”. But Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg said it was a “bad deal for Britain”. The long-awaited White Paper is aimed at ensuring trade co-operation, with no hard border for Northern Ireland, and global trade deals for the UK. It fleshes out the Chequers agreement that sparked the resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis. The UK is hoping the EU will back the…

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Sports 

Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach round three

LONDON (Reuters) – When Roger Federer’s lunging mis-hit spun high into the air and turned into a glorious lob, Lukas Lacko must have known it was going to be one of those days when he might as well enjoy having the best view in the house. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 4, 2018 Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action during the second round match against Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge It was just too bad the Slovakian could not put his…

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