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2 Oct
These supermarket deliveries are not only contactless, but done by a robot. Robotics firm Starship are trialling these deliveries in the UK, with a US expansion already underway.
16 Jun
A mother duck and her eight ducklings caused a bit of a frenzy when they went for a stroll in New York's Brooklyn neighborhood. Multiple people stopped traffic to help them safely cross 5th Ave. The mom and her babies even popped into a bagel shop before making their way up 4th Street to the waters of Prospect Park.
6 Jun
Driving the streets of London in an old milk float, Ella Shone delivers food and household products sold without packaging and without plastic. Created last year during the first coronavirus lockdown, her "top-up truck" has not been short of orders since, selling lentils, nuts and even vinegar or laundry detergent to customers using their own containers.
25 Feb
A supermarket in Hungary has brought smiles to faces and romantic opportunities to shoppers by providing shopping baskets for "Singles" in time for Valentine's Day on Sunday. Shoppers entering the Auchan store in Csomor, east of Budapest, can choose a blue or pink basket with a "Single Seeking Mate" sign. A sign above the stack of baskets reads: "Are you single? Use the singles baskets, so you can meet 'the one' in your favourite store".
29 Aug 2020
In South Korea, the streets of popular Seoul shopping district Myeong-dong are nearly empty - and those who have ventured out are wearing anti-virus masks. The country recorded more than 400 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, setting a new daily record.
11 Jul 2019
Sophie Kinsella: Queen of chick lit puts shopping aside
28 Mar 2019
There is a new shopping tab on Instagram's explore page called the 'Checkout' option. The 'Checkout' option will allow users to store credit card information on their Instagram account and buy things much faster than before.

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After hitting historic lows on Tuesday, Turkey's currency has recovered slightly. The lira has lost 40% of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year, amid a series of controversial interest rate cuts and double-digit inflation.
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With the Taliban now in power for more than 100 days, women and girls in Afghanistan are still waiting to hear officially if they can return to work and school. Also, how do we flip the script when it comes to gender violence and teach men and boys to act appropriately? Annette Young talks to Michael Conroy, the founder of Men at Work, an UK organisation which offers training programs to foster violence-free relationships for men and boys.
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Germany's incoming coalition — made up of Social Democrats, Greens and the neoliberal FDP — has agreed on a political roadmap. DW takes a look at the key issues they're taking on, including the COVID pandemic.
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Tens of thousands of people returned to the streets of Sudan on Thursday to demand the return of civilian rule, despite military leaders reinstating Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.
1 day ago
Online platforms would have to ensure paid political ads are clearly labeled under a new EU proposal. There will also be a ban on targeting voters based on personal data.
1 day ago
After the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, thousands of people were evacuated to Europe. Paralympic wheelchair basketball player Nilofar Bayat and her husband are now living in the Spanish city of Bilbao - making a fresh start on the court.