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English music-lovers party like its 2019 at COVID pilot festival - Reuters UK

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Live music returned to the birthplace of The Beatles after a long coronavirus-enforced silence on Sunday when the English city of Liverpool hosted a one-off music festival to test whether such events spread the virus.


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With a return to live music, Academy of Country Music awards show airs Sunday - Reuters

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In Nashville, Tennessee, the traditional home of country songs, the Academy of Country Music will hold its annual awards show on Sunday, incorporating small venue live broadcasts from classic genre landmarks.


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Model train rings out the tunes in record-setting pandemic project - Reuters

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At Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland museum, shut during Germany's coronavirus lockdown, a model train chugs along a track lined with thousands of water-filled glasses, tapping out a medley of classical music hits as it passes.


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Thousands of revelers attend Wuhan music festival - Reuters

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Thousands of people attended the first day of the Wuhan Strawberry Music Festival on Saturday.


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Thousands of revelers attend Wuhan music festival - Reuters

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Thousands of people attended the first day of the Wuhan Strawberry Music Festival on Saturday.


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Opinion: For a grieving Israel, a joyous holiday will forever be tainted

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Israel's grief over the Mount Meron tragedy is compounded by the fact that it happened on Lag B'Omer, a festival that commemorates the mysterious plague that killed some 24,000 students in the second century CE, writes Ilanit Chernick. Friday's gathering had …


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Pandemic-constrained Oscars feature more oratory, less music, comedy - Reuters

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The Oscars telecast on Sunday, stripped to its bare essentials by constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, aired with a look and feel like no others - devoid of the usual comedy and musical performances but chock full of lengthy oratory from the winners.


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Pandemic-constrained Oscars feature more oratory, less music, comedy - Reuters

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The Oscars telecast on Sunday, stripped to its bare essentials by constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, aired with a look and feel like no others - devoid of the usual comedy and musical performances but chock full of lengthy oratory from the winners.


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Euphoric clubbers hit dance floor again as Spain trials digital COVID-19 pass - Reuters

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Mandatory face masks could not conceal their delight as clubbers in the Spanish city of Girona moved to the thumping beats of house music put on by a live DJ.


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Rock on: no rise in infections after concert for 5000 in Barcelona - Reuters

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A trial concert in Barcelona where 5,000 people took rapid COVID-19 tests and crammed into a venue without social distancing did not drive up infections, organisers said on Tuesday, giving hope to the moribund live-music sector.


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Protesters gather as Germany debates COVID-19 lockdown law - Reuters

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Demonstrators gathered in Berlin on Wednesday to protest against a law parliament is set to pass giving the national government power to impose lockdowns on areas with high coronavirus infection rates to curb a third wave of the pandemic.


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Protesters gather as Germany debates COVID-19 lockdown law - Reuters

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Demonstrators gathered in Berlin on Wednesday to protest against a law parliament is set to pass giving the national government power to impose lockdowns on areas with high coronavirus infection rates to curb a third wave of the pandemic.


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How Peloton and its instructors became saviors in a hellish year at home

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When schools, non-essential businesses, and travel borders around the world began to shutter in March 2020, people desperately searched for ways to adapt to an unexpected quarantine lifestyle. Some coped with coronavirus anxiety by hunkering down in their kit…


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Italy aims to give all over-60s COVID vaccine in Q2: health minister - Reuters

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Italy aims to administer a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over 60 by the end of the second quarter, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Thursday.


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Italy could be vaccinating 1 million people per day by end-May: AIFA head to paper - Reuters

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Italy is speeding up its vaccination campaign and could be administering shots to one million people per day by the end of this month, the head of the country's medicine agency AIFA told Corriere della Sera in an interview.


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Huge new 'Oracle' greets Rockefeller Center visitors in New York - Reuters

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A massive new bronze sculpture welcomes visitors to Rockefeller Center in the New York landmark's first campus-wide show by a single artist.


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Ontario concert venues dealt another blow as provincial COVID-19 measures prohibit live streaming shows - The Globe and Mail

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<ol><li>Ontario concert venues dealt another blow as provincial COVID-19 measures prohibit live streaming shows  The Globe and Mail </li><li>Ontario's coronavirus emergency brake rule bans livestreaming of concerts  CP24 Toronto's Breaking News </li><li>Eve…


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Capital Calls: SXSW's partial savior - Reuters

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Concise insights on global finance in the Covid-19 era.


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Capital Calls: SXSW’s partial savior - Reuters

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Concise insights on global finance in the Covid-19 era.


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Thousands hit Liverpool rave in trial reopening from lockdown - Reuters

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Thousands of young people partied at a nightclub in Liverpool on Friday, part of a government-backed trial to restart mass audience events as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes further in England.