A glass of blue, sir? It is a question that may dismay purist winemakers in France, where wine is a way of life rather than simply a drink, but inRead More
Clad in scaffolding for some 40 years, Brussels’ Palace of Justice will finally undergo 100 million euros ($115.88 million) worth of renovations over the next 12 years, restoring one ofRead More
At Hungary’s Sziget Festival, the Danube river is providing revelers with some welcome respite from the searing temperatures that have hit much of Europe.
Thirsty city slickers are pitching in to help farmers in Australia’s parched interior by eating a pub delicacy called a “parma,” with some of the proceeds marked for drought relief.
A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalized in the building’s stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years.
Pastis the pot-bellied pig likes nothing better than snuggling down for the night with the ponies at his retirement home, but also enjoys playing with the elderly cats.
A gold earring believed to date back more than 2000 years has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, in what Israeli archaeologists called rareRead More
A new “pig family” postal stamp has stoked debate about whether China may further loosen its family planning policy next year as couples delay parenthood and the world’s most populousRead More
Armed with makeup brushes and pencils, skin artist and illusionist Mirjana Kika Milosevic gets to work on her own torso, sketching elaborate knots and making chunks of her flesh disappear,Read More
In an ornately decorated building in central Beijing, cobbler Cai Wenke painstakingly makes shoes by hand in a process that has hardly changed since the business first started in 1853.
In Egypt’s premier Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, snake charmer Amier El Refaie puts some of the world’s most dangerous snakes to sleep.
Smutty postcards with pictures of women wearing bikinis are a typical if often maligned feature of French seaside resorts. But in the wake of an anti-sexual harassment movement sweeping France,Read More