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This is the most expensive car ever sold: it is around 70 years old and costs 135 million euros
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This is the most expensive car ever sold: it is around 70 years old and costs 135 million euros

There are expensive cars, there are very expensive cars, there are super luxury cars and then there is the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé, which can already be considered the most valuable vehicle – at least in hard cash – in history. A few weeks ago an anonymous buyer paid €135 million by him in an exclusive auction organized by RM Sotheby's. With that exorbitant sum, the Mercedes 300 SLR leaves far behind the 48.5 million dollars to which the bid for a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO rose four years ago or the approximately 70 million in which — CNBC specifies — it stands the most expensive private purchase to date, also featuring a Prancing Horse vehicle: a '63 Ferrari GTO. “The winning bid was an incredible €135 million, making it the most valuable car ever sold, with a ...
Biden signs $40B Ukraine aid bill
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Biden signs $40B Ukraine aid bill

Russia should be financially responsible for the destruction it has inflicted during its invasionUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy contain.Speaking on the third anniversary of his inauguration, Zelenskyy said in his nightly address Friday that Russia should be made to pay for every home, schoolhospital and business it destroys.Zelenskyy urged allies to seize Russian properties under their jurisdictions and use them to create a fund for the Ukrainian victims of the war."That would be fair," Zelenskyy said. "Russia would feel the true weight of every missile, every bomb, every shell that it has fired at us."On Friday, a Russian strike destroyed a Ukrainian cultural center in Lozova, injuring seven people. Zelenskyy called the attack "absolute evil."“What is in the minds of people ...
The 39th anniversary of the Assembly of Extremadura pays tribute to the Ukrainian people
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The 39th anniversary of the Assembly of Extremadura pays tribute to the Ukrainian people

Nadia, a Ukrainian citizen sheltered in Olivenza, has recounted her horrible experience and how she had to flee her country in March with her son and leaving her husband in UkraineThe Assembly of Extremadura celebrated its 39th anniversary this Saturday with an act that has served as a tribute to the Ukrainian people and in which some achievements made in the region since 1983 have been highlighted, especially those related to the work of women in the public life and social progress. At the beginning of the act, the hymns of Spain, Extremadura and Ukraine were interpreted, and the president of the Extremaduran Assembly, Blanca Martín, has delivered a bouquet of sunflowers to a Ukrainian citizen welcomed in the region and seated at the Table of the Chamber. Especially moving has been the...
Health investigates a massive party in Maspalomas as the focus of monkeypox
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Health investigates a massive party in Maspalomas as the focus of monkeypox

LB/NMGran Canaria/Madrid Updated:05/21/2022 1:11 p.m. Save RELATED NEWSCanary investigates a massive party held in Maspalomas recently as a possible source of monkeypox transmission in the islands. Of the two cases detected in the archipelago -which have not yet been confirmed-, only one is linked to the party held in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, and according to health sources from the regional Executive, it is possible that the event contributed to the transmission of the virus, but it is still too early to know how it has determined the spread. However, they encourage people with compatible symptoms to contact 112 to be treated early and appropriately. The Italian health authorities, for their part, do link one of the suspect...
7 animated movies and series that science fiction lovers always enjoy
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7 animated movies and series that science fiction lovers always enjoy

We are in the week of Love, Death and Robots, a science fiction animated series that has fallen in love with millions of people. Its original ideas, its very short chapters that explore very little to let the imagination run wild, and the exquisite art of each episode have been key to its international success. For this premiere, many people have wondered out loud these days: What animated movies and series are there that explore the same universes as the original Netflix series? Fortunately, the answer is many. Others have already traveled to the ends of the universe to show science fiction stories.Today we want to bring you those works that transported us to the future to live adventures full of bandits, bounty hunters, laser guns and friendship. Because, in the end, They're...
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Stephen Mangan and his sister Anita look back: ‘People would say he was so talented – and I’d think, “No he’s not”’ | Stephen Mangan

Stephen Mangan and his sister Anita in 1972 and 2022Stephen Mangan and his sister Anita in 1972 and 2022. Later photograph: Pål Hansen/The Guardian. Styling: Andie Redman. Grooming and hair: Sadaf Ahmad. Archive photograph: courtesy of the MangansStephen Mangan was born in Enfield, London, in 1968. After graduating from Rada in 1994, he became a renowned stage actor before appearing in BBC One's Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years in 2001. Known for his withering comic expressions and wide-eyed charm , he has gone on to star in shows such as Green Wing, I'm Alan Partridge, Episodes and The Split. El's sister Anita is an artist and illustrator whose clients include Leon and Ella's Kitchen. Stephen and Anita's bestselling debut children's book, Escape the Rooms, was inspired by the los...
Space industry is on its way to $1 trillion in revenue by 2040: Citi
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Space industry is on its way to $1 trillion in revenue by 2040: Citi

A Falcon 9 rocket carries 49 Starlink satellites toward orbit on Feb. 3, 2022.SpaceXThe space industry should reach $1 trillion in annual revenue by 2040, with launch costs dropping 95%, Citigroup analysts said in an extensive report published this month.A further decline in the cost of accessing space would create more opportunities for technological expansion and innovation, unlocking more services from orbit such as satellite broadband and manufacturing, the bank added.Citi's estimates for the industry match forecasts published in recent years by Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and others. The global space economy's value reached $424 billion in 2020, according to research from the Space Foundation, having expanded 70% since 2010."Revenue from manufacturing, launch services and grou...
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Monkeypox could significantly disrupt UK sexual health services, expert says | Monkeypox

Monkeypox could have a “massive impact” on access to sexual health services, a leading doctor has warned.Dr Claire Dewsnap, the president of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, has voiced concern about how the viral infection could affect services as staff who come into contact with sufferers are forced to isolate.She told the BBC that clinic staff were “already under significant pressure” before monkeypox was identified.“It is already stretching the workforce and will have a massive impact if staff have to isolate if they are in close contact with someone who's infected,” she said.As of Friday, there were 20 confirmed cases of the disease in the UK, and nine other countries outside central and west Africa have also reported outbreaks.Monkeypox, which was first detected i...
Aragonès celebrates the first year as president with more pacts with the PSC and common than with the CUP
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Aragonès celebrates the first year as president with more pacts with the PSC and common than with the CUP

ABCBarcelona Updated:05/21/2022 12:44 p.m. Save RELATED NEWSThe president of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonès, celebrates a year this week since he took office as head of the Government, the first twelve months that he has governed through a variable geometry to advance the legislature and to those who arrive with the dialogue table, his main project to solve the Catalan conflict, frozen after the espionage case with the Pegasus program.Aragonès came to the presidency of the Govern after the elections of 14-F and with the pro-independence support, recalls Ep. In fact, in those elections sovereignism expanded its absolute majority in Parliament and achieved what they have called the majority of 52% with which he was invested. However, as he ha...