Friday, January 30, 2015
On a quiet street lined with 18th-century Georgian houses behind Westminster Abbey, Garry Usher winds the mechanical clock on the gas street lamp and gives the glass globe a polish.
Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and crawled back from the dead -- literally.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal.
Friday, January 23, 2015
The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Feminists are rejoicing at the disappearance of bare breasts from the British tabloid The Sun -- though the newspaper is not saying whether the decision to ditch its "Page 3 girls" is permanent.
A Turkish court on Tuesday approved a record compensation payment for the family of a boy who had a large portion of his penis removed and burnt off in a botched circumcision operation, media reported.
Ernst Grube, a sprightly 82-year-old Munich native with a ready smile, has had enough.
The "lucky" ballboy who helped China save a penalty which sparked their run to the Asian Cup quarterfinals has backed Alain Perrin's men to upset his beloved Australia on Thursday.