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Primavera becomes first major festival to go paperless

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Primavera has become the first major music festival to switch to a mobile-only ticketing policy. The Spanish festival is abandoning physical and “print-at-home” tickets for its 20th anniversary next summer. Organisers says they hope to combat touts by implementing the technology, which is provided by British ticketing firm Dice. The festival draws 220,000 fans to Read More

Primavera festival goes paperless with switch to mobile-only tickets

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Primavera has become the first major music festival to switch to a mobile-only ticketing policy. The Spanish festival is abandoning physical and “print-at-home” tickets for its 20th anniversary next summer. Organisers says they hope to combat touts by implementing the technology, which is provided by British ticketing firm Dice. The festival draws 220,000 fans to Read More

5 times awards have been shared

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For the third time in its 50-year history, the Booker Prize has been shared between two authors. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo were named joint winners on Monday and will each receive half of the £50,000 prize money. The award was previously shared in 1974 and again in 1992, after which the rules were changed Read More

‘Madrid sealed Spain’s fate’: Salmond on pro-independence Catalan ‘martyrs sentenced to 100 years in prison’

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By sentencing nine Catalan politicians to a total 100 years in prison for “sedition” over nonviolent resistance, Madrid has made them martyrs and signed its death warrant, former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond told RT. The Spanish court’s sentencing of nine Catalan politicians to between nine and 13 years in prison each for the archaic Read More

WTO allows US to target EU goods in retaliation over Airbus subsidies

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday formally authorized the United States to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of European Union goods after an arbitrator’s decision over subsidies to plane maker Airbus. Washington is now free to take countermeasures against the EU and Airbus-producing countries Britain, France, Germany, and Spain. The Read More

Protests erupt in Barcelona as citizens vent anger at harsh sentences for Catalan referendum organizers

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People are gathering in the streets of the Catalan capital Barcelona, to protest the sentencing of nine people to lengthy jail terms for their roles in the 2017 independence referendum. On Monday, Spain’s Supreme Court handed down jail terms of between nine and 13 years to the Catalan officials behind the referendum, which failed to Read More

Protests erupt in Barcelona as people vent anger at harsh sentences to Catalan referendum organizers

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People are gathering in the streets of Catalan capital Barcelona to protest the sentences of nine people to lengthy jail terms for organizing the 2017 independence referendum. On Monday Spain’s Supreme Court handed down jail terms of between nine and 13 years to the Catalan officials behind the referendum, which failed to create an independent Read More

Protests erupt in Barcelona as people vent off anger at harsh sentences to Catalan referendum organizers

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People are gathering in the streets of Catalan capital Barcelona to protest the sentences of nine people to lengthy jail terms for organizing the 2017 independence referendum. On Monday Spain’s Supreme Court handed down jail terms of between nine and 13 years to the Catalan officials behind the referendum, which failed to create an independent Read More

UPDATE 2-WTO clears U.S. to target EU goods with tariffs over Airbus

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GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally authorized the United States on Monday to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of EU goods after an arbitrator’s decision over subsidies to planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA). FILE PHOTO: Logo of Airbus is pictured at the aircraft builder’s headquarters of Airbus in Colomiers near Read More

75yo Indian woman with one lung gives birth to baby girl weighing just 600g

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A 75-year-old woman has reportedly given birth to a baby girl weighing just 600g in India’s northern state of Rajasthan. The baby was delivered prematurely at just 6.5 months of pregnancy via caesarean section. The woman, who is described as both medically and physically weak as a result of having only one lung, had previously Read More