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UK nominates movie on gender-based violence in Turkey for Oscars

A British-made documentary about pervasive gender-based violence in Turkey has been selected as the United Kingdom's Oscar nominee for the 94th Academy Awards, to be held in March in Los Angeles.

Directed by Chloe Fairweather, "Dying to Divorce" has been selected to represent Britain at the Oscars as the official entry in the Best International Feature Film category.

Academic completes dangerous open-water swim route

An academic of a Turkish university has swum for 15 hours in the 34-kilometer Catalina Channel, which stretches between Santa Catalina Island and Los Angeles in the United States.

Raha Akhavan Tabatabaei, an academic from Sabancı University, successfully reached her goal by swimming the track, known as the world's one of the most dangerous open-water swim routes.

California oil spill kills fish, damages wetlands

A large oil spill off the southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in petroleum and wetlands contaminated, prompting local officials to call it an environmental catastrophe.

The U.S. Coast Guard, heading a clean-up response involving federal, state and city agencies, said on Sunday there was an around-the-clock investigation into how the spill occurred.

Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

Gucci on Sept. 25 launched an e-commerce site featuring refurbished vintage Gucci pieces alongside capsule collections by young designers chosen by Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele.

Michele said the project was born out of his life-long obsession with collecting fashion, including Gucci items before he ever joined the brand.

President of hospital doctors – We will all get a third dose of vaccine

The president of hospital doctors union EINAP, Matina Pagoni, announced the third dose of vaccination for everyone, speaking to the MEGA television.

"Of course we will undergo a third installment. We have been saying this for a long time. We are waiting for the Vaccines Committee, which are late in their suggestions ", noted Ms. Pagoni, saying that the issue will proceed in October.