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Queen, Duchess of Cambridge encounter robotic arm at London’s King’s College

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Queen, Duchess of Cambridge encounter robotic arm at London’s King’s College

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, opened a research center at King’s College university in London on Tuesday and the duchess gave a tentative handshake to a robotic arm.

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Britain’s biggest bronze statue crosses land and sea to reach new home

Britain’s largest bronze sculpture – a giant figure of a crouching woman – glided into its new home in the coastal city of Plymouth on Monday, bolted onto the back of a sea barge.

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It’s not Brexit (yet), but is it art, asks new London show

From Brexit-inspired art to newspaper front pages leading up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on European Union membership, a new London exhibition takes a look at the vote that has divided the nation…

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Royal household split: Prince Harry and Meghan go it alone

Britain’s Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan are to set up their own household, breaking away from the joint operation they shared with the Harry’s elder brother William and his wife Kate,…

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Vienna waltzes to quality of living win for 10th year

(This March 12 story corects Caracas’s overall ranking to 202nd from 222nd. It came 222nd in a separate personal safety ranking)

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Disabled animals given new lease of life at Israeli sanctuary

Miri, a three-legged donkey, Gary, a sheep with leg braces, and Omer, a blind goat, munch on some hay at Israel’s only animal rescue and educational sanctuary.

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‘Dylan the villain’ wins UK’s Crufts dog show

A mischievous toy dog known affectionately as ‘Dylan the Villain’ won the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England, on Sunday.

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Iconic Barbie doll celebrates 60 years of evolution

Barbie, the fashion doll famous around the world, celebrates her 60th anniversary on Saturday with new collections honoring real-life role models and careers in which women remain under-represented.

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On Women’s Day, Meghan hopes for feminist royal baby

Meghan Markle said on Friday she hoped the baby she is expecting this spring with Britain’s Prince Harry will follow in her feminist footsteps.

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Apps let more women ‘swipe right’ to find friends

Women have long relied on dating apps to find romantic partners, but many now are going online to seek another special someone: a friend.

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