Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has announced that she is publishing online a fairy tale that she wrote for her children. The story, called "The Ickabog", will be published for free in parts on its own website.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…Singapore uses a robot dog to encourage social distancing, an 11-year-old skateboarder does three complete turns in the air, and an injured hiker in Tasmania is found and rescued thanks to three little words.
With people around the world on lockdown and movie theaters struggling to stay in business, many people are wondering whether the coronavirus will permanently change the way people see movies.
With sports around the world shut down because of the coronavirus, things are getting a little strange. Now real pro basketball players are playing basketball video games against each other and it's being shown on the sports station ESPN.
With millions of people unable to go out because of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus), musicians, theaters, TV stars, and film companies are using the internet to bring entertainment to people at home.
In today's news roundup, Israel faces big political changes, rising fuel prices cause protests in Iran, and the internet buzzes over Greta Thunberg's "twin" from 120 years ago.
In today's news roundup, tens of thousands of women march in Brazil, a Russian plane lands in a cornfield, Tunisia has 26 people running for president, and a 15-year-old girl makes social media posts from her refrigerator - maybe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing Russia to separate its internet from the rest of the world. Russia says this is for protection. Others worry Russia is trying to control information.
On Thursday, several large websites in Europe showed their users warning screens instead of their regular websites. They did this to protest the European Union's new plan for copyright laws.