Monday, May 20, 2019
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Pupils wearing boater hats as part of their school uniform pose for a group picture

British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM during Christmas Break

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  As many families prepare to holiday abroad during the festive season, British charities on Monday warned that girls taken...
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Disney Doll Factory in China Investigated over Treatment of Workers

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  A Chinese factory making Disney and Fisher-Price dolls is being investigated over its treatment of workers by an ethical...
An artist works on a sand sculpture representing part of nativity scene in St. Peter's square at the Vatican

Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square Gets 720-ton Sand Nativity Scene

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters)  The traditional nativity scene in St. Peter's Square won't be so traditional this year. For the first time, it is...
People watch the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center in the Manhattan borough of New York

Festive Fun or Festive Fail? Christmas Classics Cause Offence

By Rachel Savage LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Music is as much a part of the Christmas season as nativity scenes, snow and Santa grottos But some seasonal...
Gingerbread structures are seen on display at the Museum of Architecture's Gingerbread City at the V&A Museum, in London

Architects Build Gingerbread City to Whet Appetite for Design

LONDON (Reuters)  Architects swapped traditional building materials for sugar and spice to create an edible gingerbread city of the future at London's V&A Museum, to...
Palestinian workers carve figurines for sale during Christmas season, at a workshop in Bethlehem

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

By Rami Ayyub BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters)  Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels...