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North Korea tests 'high-tech' weapon
North Korea has tested a "newly developed ultramodern" weapon in an event supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, state media said Friday, amid faltering nuclear disarmament negotiations with the United States.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:43:33 GMT)
Snowstorm slams eastern US: 8 dead, power knocked out
A strong winter storm moving over the eastern half of the country has claimed at least eight lives and knocked out power for tens of thousands of people.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:21:22 GMT)
Israel heading for early elections after turbulent week for Netanyahu
Israel will pick a date for early elections on Sunday, a source close to a key minister told CNN, following a turbulent week for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that saw key government resignations and calls for an early vote.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:09:23 GMT)
Japan Airlines pilots 'failed 19 breathalyzer tests'
Figures show that you're safer traveling by plane than by car, but presumably your chances of a safe flight are reduced if your pilot is drunk.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:14:41 GMT)
World's most popular car gets redesigned
The world's most popular car just got a makeover.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:05:51 GMT)
'Death knell' of press freedom in Hong Kong
Every day before work, Kevin Lau stopped for breakfast at a restaurant in Sai Wan Ho, a residential area in eastern Hong Kong. It was a routine as ingrained in him as brushing his teeth, and it nearly cost him his life.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:44:32 GMT)
Volkswagen to spend $50 billion on electric car 'offensive'
Volkswagen has committed to spending tens of billions of dollars as part of a dramatic shift to electric and autonomous vehicles.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:24:39 GMT)
UK media portray a defiant Theresa May on the brink
Britain awoke Friday to newspaper front pages that portrayed its prime minister as a lonely soldier intent on keeping her Brexit plan alive.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:52:15 GMT)
The UK is staring down the barrel of a recession if Brexit is botched
A sharp decline in the value of the pound and plummeting bank stocks are sending a clear message: a chaotic Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:02:47 GMT)
The trade war is pushing business out of China, but not into America
US tariffs are prompting companies to move some production out of China, but it's not going where President Donald Trump would prefer.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:31:15 GMT)
Boeing stumbles on Lion Air crash concerns
Boeing's stock has slid more than 8% in the past week as investors grow increasingly concerned that it could be held liable for the deadly Lion Air crash last month.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:10:42 GMT)
How Arnold Palmer made Fred Couples 'feel special'
Fred Couples is as synonymous with Augusta National as blooming azaleas, towering pines and green jackets, but one of the silkiest swingers in town is being out-gunned.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:43:12 GMT)
Lewis Hamilton clarifies India 'poor place' comments
Lewis Hamilton has clarified his comments on Indian poverty after some of his social media followers were "upset."
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:09:33 GMT)
The Finnish hero of rallying
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:26:40 GMT)
Can legendary F1 name fire again?
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:16:43 GMT)
Tiger Woods will win 15th major, says close friend
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:55:14 GMT)
Meet Formula One's next generation of stars
There will be familiar names on the grid next season, but 2019 also promises to be the year Formula One's next generation come to the fore.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:36:51 GMT)
Inside the strange and beautiful world of miniature 'space colonies'
Aki Murase may live in the shadow of the Hira Mountains just north of Kyoto, but he'd happily spend the day indoors picking through his huge record collection or tinkering with the innards of a broken television.
(Mon, 15 Oct 2018 03:18:01 GMT)
Why these bamboo baskets sell for thousands
When Japan opened up to the world in the middle of the 19th century, Western merchant ships were quick to return home with exotic art from the once reclusive nation. The private galleries and curiosity shops of London and Paris were flooded with Japanese woodblock prints, calligraphy and ceramics.
(Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:38:36 GMT)
What happened to the world's largest painting?
Less than a month before the end of World War I, a huge painting commemorating the war effort was unveiled in central Paris. Its creators wanted to honor the greatest war the world had ever seen with the greatest painting ever made, and they had spent the previous four years working on it with the help of 150 artists.
(Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:05:07 GMT)
Qatari royal showcases jewel of the Maharajas
In the 17th century, an exquisite dagger crafted from jade and inlaid with gold was created for Shah Jahan, the emperor who built the Taj Mahal. Two centuries later, it had found its way into the private collection of Samuel Morse, the inventor of Morse code.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 04:03:39 GMT)
Why was this car hidden away for 30 years?
If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.
(Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:53:47 GMT)
World's 'most excellent' airline revealed
One airline has literally gone to great lengths to prove it's the best in the past 12 months, and it appears to have paid off.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:08:33 GMT)
Welcome to the crab capital of the world
Japan is renowned for taking the quality and freshness of seafood to a whole new level.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:24:08 GMT)
Italian castle is yours for $100
Ever dreamed of tying the knot in a fairytale castle in Italy? You can now rent one for just over $100 -- and the whole place will be exclusively yours.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:33:25 GMT)
The First Lady of champagne
Veuve Clicquot's famous yellow label may be immediately recognizable around the world, but the remarkable woman behind the brand? Less so.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:33:34 GMT)
The world's most powerful passport
(Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:34:29 GMT)
10 ways to lend a helping hand
Meet 10 remarkable trailblazers who have truly changed the world. Each one has found a way to use their knowledge and inspiration to help countless others.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 23:30:27 GMT)
Women in prison find a safe space
Ellen Stackable has been an English teacher for more than 20 years.
(Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:23:10 GMT)
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