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British lawmakers crush Theresa May's Brexit deal by record margin
Theresa May's Brexit deal has been crushed by a record margin as British lawmakers rejected it by 432 votes to 202.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:55:09 GMT)

Deadly attack at Nairobi hotel complex
Multiple law enforcement agencies including an anti-terror unit were responding to a shooting at a hotel in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on Tuesday, a police spokesman told local news outlets.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:35:46 GMT)

Zimbabweans say social media blocked in wake of violent protests
Zimbabweans said they were unable to access social media Tuesday after protests erupted over a sharp increase in fuel prices was announced by the government.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:57:11 GMT)

Huawei's founder praises Trump and denies claims his company spies for China
The reclusive founder of Huawei has denied allegations that his telecoms company spies for the Chinese government.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:06:12 GMT)

Italy's first ever Mormon temple opens
Italy's first ever Mormon temple opened on Monday, just a few miles up the road from the Vatican, in the Eternal City of Rome.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:58:06 GMT)

China might have grown the first plant on the moon


Toto's 'Africa' to play 'for eternity' in Namibia desert
Toto's "Africa" has come home, so to speak, thanks to an installation by an artist who plans to play the song on loop in a Namibian desert -- for eternity.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:17:51 GMT)

European country makes all public transportation free
With a population of 602,000, Luxembourg is one of Europe's smallest countries -- yet it suffers from major traffic jams.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:11:12 GMT)

Brexit is a nightmare for currency traders
Trying to get a handle on where the British pound is headed? Good luck with that.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:43:18 GMT)

German economy has worst year since 2013
Germany may have dodged a recession but its economic performance in 2018 was still the weakest in five years, adding to evidence that trade tensions and a sharp slowdown in China are hampering global growth.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:19:12 GMT)

China may only go so far to revive its economy
China's economic slowdown is causing alarm around the world, but President Xi Jinping's government may only be willing to go so far to limit the damage.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:16:10 GMT)

How Amazon Alexa got so smart
For Amazon, getting Alexa's new security-guard feature to work meant literally breaking a lot of windows.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:55:06 GMT)

Alibaba's 'City Brain' helps cut traffic jams
Traffic used to be a frequent headache for residents in Hangzhou, the eastern Chinese city that's home to Alibaba.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:35:12 GMT)

Aussie tennis wars: 'No one likes Hewitt anymore,' says Tomic
It's all kicking off in Australian men's tennis. Again.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:47:31 GMT)

Shiffrin wins to continue march towards history
Her domination has forced the wider sporting world to take notice, and now Mikaela Shiffrin has done it again.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:02:47 GMT)

Olympic champ now owns Austria's most infamous apres-ski bars
Life after a glittering sports career can feel like a come down for many top athletes, but for Austrian skier Mario Matt the party is still pumping.
(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:52:40 GMT)

Teenager triumphs in Moroccan desert challenge
Biking on the sand is hard enough but imagine doing it for five days across the desert.
(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:15:56 GMT)

Marrakesh ePrix: D'Ambrosio wins thriller
As Morocco embraces electric power, Jerome D'Ambrosio won an unpredictable showcase Marrakesh ePrix.
(Sat, 12 Jan 2019 18:23:35 GMT)

Best and worst fashion from the Critics' Choice Awards

(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:34:30 GMT)

Rare photos reveal life in 19th-century China

(Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:50:14 GMT)

The new 'Stranger Things'?
Simon Stålenhag's paintings are a strange, irresistible mix of mundane scenes from the Swedish countryside and haunting scenarios involving abandoned robots, mysterious machinery and even dinosaurs.
(Tue, 31 Jul 2018 02:33:27 GMT)

11 ads that captured the spirit of the '90s
If "Hasta la vista, baby," "You had me at hello," and "Yada, yada, yada" mean nothing to you, chances are you were not around in the 1990s, a decade whose legacy has yet to fully crystallize in our collective imagination. (These are popular catchphrases from "Terminator," "Jerry Maguire" and "Seinfeld.")
(Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:01:31 GMT)

Truth about Pompeii's sexually explicit mural
Her gaze may have been obscured for almost two millennia, but visitors to Pompeii's vast archeological dig will soon be able to come eye to eye with Leda, Queen of Sparta, complete with the god Zeus in disguise as a swan, perched on her unclothed lap.
(Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:07:21 GMT)

Snarge: What is it and why is it so dangerous?

(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:46:07 GMT)

World's most punctual airlines and airports

(Fri, 04 Jan 2019 13:10:15 GMT)

World's biggest aircraft moves toward production

(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:27:13 GMT)

World's most powerful passport revealed
The country with the world's most powerful passport in 2019 is ... Japan. Again.
(Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:03:54 GMT)

Job offer: $130,000 to look after lighthouse

(Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:52:32 GMT)

Bus driver saves barefoot toddler wandering in the freezing cold
A Milwaukee bus driver went above the call of duty when she stopped to save an unlikely would-be passenger: a toddler.
(Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:40:14 GMT)

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