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Taxi for hire! Bangkok cabbie hopes to capitalise on his COVID-19 shot 

Taxi for hire! Bangkok cabbie hopes to capitalise on his COVID-19 shot 

Thai taxi driver Sombat Subin rides with a sign above his cab showing that he has been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in order to attract more customers in Bangkok, Thailand, May 29, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee ThirasupaBy Chalinee ThirasupaJune 6, 2021BANGKOK (Reuters) - After losing countless fares during the pandemic, …

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As Hungary lifts restrictions, couples can wed at last 

As Hungary lifts restrictions, couples can wed at last 

Bianka Uti and Patrik Dragoner celebrate their wedding ceremony as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions are eased in Biri, Hungary, June 4, 2021. Picture taken June 4, 2021. REUTERS/Bernadett SzaboBy Krisztina FenyoJune 5, 2021BUDAPEST, June 5 (Reuters) - Marton Aszalos, a young Hungarian ambulance paramedic, and vet Eniko Tokacs-Mathe had …

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Spain permit limited nightlife in regions with COVID-19 under control 

Spain permit limited nightlife in regions with COVID-19 under control 

FILE PHOTO: Police officers evict people during a "macrobotellon" (drinking and dancing session) on a street, as the state of emergency decreed by the Spanish Government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gets lifted in Barcelona. Spain, May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Nacho DoceJune 2, 2021MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish …

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A Russian village prospers thanks to the pandemic 

A Russian village prospers thanks to the pandemic 

A view shows a street in the village of Krasnaya Polyana, Russia May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim RodionovBy Polina DevittJune 1, 2021KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Reuters) - Residents of a picturesque Russian village have seen the price of their land double as people from Moscow and other cities snap up properties as …

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Empty streets and malls as Malaysia locks down 

Empty streets and malls as Malaysia locks down 

A view of deserted roads during a lockdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia June 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey TengBy Ebrahim HarrisJune 1, 2021KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia began a two-week national lockdown on Tuesday, with police checkpoints on road junctions around the capital Kuala …

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Belgian abbey raises brewery from ashes after 200 years 

Belgian abbey raises brewery from ashes after 200 years 

Prior Johan Goossens, abbot Erik De Sutter, father Stefaan Verstraeten and father Ton Smith toast after blessing beer tanks at the Belgian Abbey of Grimbergen, which returns to brewing after a break of more than 200 years with a new microbrewery in Grimbergen, Belgium May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Yves HermanBy Philip …

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'Music soothes pain': Paris cellist plays for end-of-life patients 

'Music soothes pain': Paris cellist plays for end-of-life patients 

Cellist Claire Oppert plays music to soothe patient Bernard Genin, 79, at end-of-life care home Jeanne Garnier in Paris, France, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Yiming WooBy Yiming WooMay 25, 2021PARIS (Reuters) - Once a week, the rooms of the Jeanne Garnier palliative care home in Paris reverberate to a different sound: …

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