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Fly me to the moon: Tickets to space going on sale in 2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will start selling passenger tickets for trips into space as early as next year, according to Blue Origin, the space-tourism startup owned by the billionaire. The company expects its New Shepard suborbital vehicle to carry the first space tourists to orbit in 2019, according to Blue Origin Senior Vice President Rob Meyerson. The top manager hasn’t ...

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Google Pay’s app adds boarding passes, tickets, p2p payments and more

Google Pay got a big upgrade at Google I/O this week. At a breakout session, Google announced a series of changes to its payments platform, recently rebranded from Android Pay, including support for peer-to-peer payments in the main Google Pay app; online payments support in all browsers; the ability to see all payments in a single place, instead of just ...

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You can now easily buy movie tickets with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is gaining some new capabilities thanks to a deal with Fandango that should make ordering movie tickets a quick and easy process. Simply tell Google Assistant that you want to buy some movie tickets and you’ll see what’s playing nearby; you can dial in the specificity to find out just what’s playing at a specific theater or at ...

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German theater investigated over free ‘Mein Kampf’ tickets for swastika wearers

A theater in the southern German city of Konstanz is under investigation, following complaints it promised free tickets to patrons who wear a swastika to a provocative play named after Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf. The Konstanz Theater in the state of Baden-Württemberg has been offering a controversial deal for the upcoming performance: theatergoers can either pay for their entry or ...

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Over 3mn tickets requested for FIFA 2018 World Cup during current sales window

Over three million tickets for the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup have been requested by fans during the first window of the second sales phase which began on December 5, 2017. With just 150 days left before the start of the world’s biggest football showpiece, held in Russia for the first time, 3,141,163 tickets have been requested from football fans ...

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Over 2.3mn tickets requested for Russia 2018 World Cup in latest sales phase

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:53 Edited time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:57 More than 2.3 million tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia have been requested since the first window of the second sales phase began on December 5. The phase will continue until January 31, and fans from around the world can apply for individual match tickets for ...

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Football fans in Crimea unable to buy Russia 2018 World Cup tickets on FIFA website

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 13:33 Football fans on the Crimean peninsula wishing to attend games at the Russia 2018 World Cup next year cannot apply for tickets through the official FIFA website. The issue was raised by Russian Sports Ministry deputy Natalya Parshikova at a meeting of The State Duma Committee on state construction and legislation on Wednesday, Interfax ...

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1.3mn tickets for Russia 2018 World Cup requested on 1st day of 2nd sales stage

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:17 Football fans have submitted more than 1.3 million ticket applications for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the first 24 hours of the second stage of ticket sales, which began on Wednesday, December 5. Fans from all corners of the globe requested 1,318,109 tickets on the very first day of the second stage random-selection ...

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Dates set for first ‘man free’ festival in Sweden, tickets to go on sale in December

Published time: 19 Nov, 2017 16:19 The first man-free music event organized in response to sexual offences at concerts in Sweden will be held at the end of next summer. Tickets will be available in just two weeks, according to an announcement ironically released on International Men’s Day. Swedish comedian Emma Knyckare came up with the idea of a man-free ...

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Over 620,000 Russia 2018 World Cup tickets allocated in 1st sales phase

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 17:51 The first phase of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia saw over 620,000 allocated to football fans from over 3 million ticket applications, according to world football’s governing body. A total 622,117 tickets were allocated for the tournament in the first phase, which took place from October 1-12, where fans submitted ...

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