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Need a bit more human contact? So do London Zoo's gorillas

It was party time this weekend for the gorillas at London Zoo - complete with treats like nuts, leeks and broccoli to eat and bunting in their treehouses - as they got ready to see visitors for the first time in nearly three months.

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They call it puppy love: Lockdown Britain sees surge in demand for dogs

British breeders of puppies have seen a huge surge in demand for dogs during the lockdown and now fear that many families will give them up once they realise the scale of the responsibility ahead.

The future is orange: Campari tests selling Aperol in China

Campari is testing selling Aperol in China as the Italian spirits group looks to its photogenic orange-flavoured aperitif to revive sales hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Britain's Banksy depicts U.S. flag on fire in Floyd tribute

Reclusive British street artist Banksy published a new artwork online on Saturday which depicts the United States flag being set alight by a candle that forms part of a memorial to an anonymous, black, silhouetted figure.

Winging it: Paris gallery keeps visitors apart with extension hats

An art gallery in Paris has sought inspiration in ancient China to help it enforce social distancing, by providing hats with winged extensions for visitors.

Art van adds a splash of colour to drab Gaza life

Every day Ammar Abu Shamalla adds a little colour to drab routine life in Gaza, loading up his camper van with pictures he displays and sells in the Palestinian territory's streets and markets.

A robot walks into a bar, helps make a cocktail

One robot makes cocktails from 25 bottles hanging upside-down from the ceiling, another carves perfect ice balls in the fraction of the time it takes a human with a knife and an ice pick.

Social-distancing Greek style: shimmy and sing from your car

Hundreds of Greeks danced and sang from their cars at a drive-in music concert, the first such event since the country banned mass gatherings to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Outdoor Swiss hotel 'rooms' give new meaning to light and airy

福利网站Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air "hotel rooms" this summer across a "performance space" encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

After lockdown, Australians seek to learn survival skills in the bush

Learning Australian bush survival skills is becoming popular as city folk turn to nature with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown, organisers of a course outside Sydney said.

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Israel's griffon vultures get new lease on life

The griffon vultures of Israel - ungainly, smelly and shrunken to a wild population of around 180 due to accidental poisoning and urbanization - are being revived by a network of conservationists.

Class of 2020: Graduating in a pandemic

Students graduate amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Art of protest against George Floyd's death

Murals and artwork pay tribute to George Floyd, after his death ignited worldwide protests against police brutality.