Reuters: Lifestyle

    Philippines wins fourth Miss Universe crown


    Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant. ...

    Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant.

    China struggles to shed reputation as global capital of art copies


    Ma Chunyan's hands appear to hold Vincent Van Gogh's swirling dreamscape vision of the night sky, the painter's iconic work "The Starry Night". ...

    Ma Chunyan's hands appear to hold Vincent Van Gogh's swirling dreamscape vision of the night sky, the painter's iconic work "The Starry Night".

    Britain's May joins 'pooper' party as Catalan figurine


    Britain's Theresa May has joined the ranks of the famous and powerful in Catalonia as a traditional Christmas figurine. ...

    Britain's Theresa May has joined the ranks of the famous and powerful in Catalonia as a traditional Christmas figurine.

    Philip Colbert updates pop art for the digital age in new show


    Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture,... ...

    Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture,...

    Egypt unveils 'one of a kind' ancient tomb, expects more finds


    Egypt unveiled a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect more discoveries when archaeologists excavate the site... ...

    Egypt unveiled a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect more discoveries when archaeologists excavate the site...

    Sweeping ocean view, lawns and pool - Ambani-Piramal residence dazzles India


    As the celebrations from what many in India are calling the wedding of the year wind down, all eyes are now turning to the multi-million dollar mansion that Isha Ambani, the daughter of India's... ...

    As the celebrations from what many in India are calling the wedding of the year wind down, all eyes are now turning to the multi-million dollar mansion that Isha Ambani, the daughter of India's...

    UK royals release Christmas cards with fireworks for Harry and Meghan


    Britain's royals revealed their 2018 Christmas cards on Friday, with Prince William choosing a relaxed family photo while younger brother Harry used an image taken on the evening of his wedding to... ...

    Britain's royals revealed their 2018 Christmas cards on Friday, with Prince William choosing a relaxed family photo while younger brother Harry used an image taken on the evening of his wedding to...

    'Benny the Beluga' facing Christmas in the Thames far from home


    A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal... ...

    A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal...

    Hillary Clinton joins Bollywood stars as super-rich Indians wed


    The daughter of India's richest man got married on Wednesday in a traditional ceremony in Mumbai attended by Bollywood stars and former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. ...

    The daughter of India's richest man got married on Wednesday in a traditional ceremony in Mumbai attended by Bollywood stars and former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

    Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta stars in own biopic


    For Carlos Acosta, the son of a black truck driver in Communist-run Cuba, overcoming poverty, prejudice and politics to become a global ballet legend, write a best-selling memoir and create his own... ...

    For Carlos Acosta, the son of a black truck driver in Communist-run Cuba, overcoming poverty, prejudice and politics to become a global ballet legend, write a best-selling memoir and create his own...

    Nazareth preserves its Arab traditions as Christmas nears


    As Nazareth was decked out for Christmas, a group of weavers gathered in the cobblestone alleys of Israel's largest Arab city, intent on preserving their Palestinian heritage at a time when their... ...

    As Nazareth was decked out for Christmas, a group of weavers gathered in the cobblestone alleys of Israel's largest Arab city, intent on preserving their Palestinian heritage at a time when their...

    Blind Spanish surfer says sea sets her free, goes for world title


    Carmen Lopez can only imagine what the sea looks like, but the blind 21-year-old Spaniard is in her element riding the surf. ...

    Carmen Lopez can only imagine what the sea looks like, but the blind 21-year-old Spaniard is in her element riding the surf.

    Easter Island mayor concedes Moai statue might be better left in British Museum


    The mayor of the Chile's Easter Island territory conceded on Monday that the British Museum might be a better home for a massive native Polynesian statue taken by British seamen 150 years ago. ...

    The mayor of the Chile's Easter Island territory conceded on Monday that the British Museum might be a better home for a massive native Polynesian statue taken by British seamen 150 years ago.

    Chailly's "Attila" seduces La Scala audience at season opening


    An opera based on the 5th century conquest of Italy drew wild applause on the opening night of La Scala's 2018-19 season on Friday - not least for President Sergio Mattarella. ...

    An opera based on the 5th century conquest of Italy drew wild applause on the opening night of La Scala's 2018-19 season on Friday - not least for President Sergio Mattarella.

    Santa 'Jaws' is coming to Budapest aquarium


    As if delivering presents to all the world's 2 billion children while in charge of nine reindeer and a flying vehicle, squeezing down chimneys and entering strangers' houses weren't enough, Santa... ...

    As if delivering presents to all the world's 2 billion children while in charge of nine reindeer and a flying vehicle, squeezing down chimneys and entering strangers' houses weren't enough, Santa...

    Fetch! Canines play role of 'ball dogs' at London tennis event


    Hattie, Tina and Melvin played a different kind of game of fetch on Thursday when the canines took to a London court for the opening of the Champions Tennis tournament - working alongside ball boys... ...

    Hattie, Tina and Melvin played a different kind of game of fetch on Thursday when the canines took to a London court for the opening of the Champions Tennis tournament - working alongside ball boys...

    Bollywood, Beyonce and bling as daughter of India's richest man set to marry


    U.S. singer Beyonce will perform at the wedding of the daughter of India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, along with Bollywood stars, and guests will be flown in on 100 chartered flights in lavish... ...

    U.S. singer Beyonce will perform at the wedding of the daughter of India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, along with Bollywood stars, and guests will be flown in on 100 chartered flights in lavish...

    Lego teams up with Sesame Street to help refugee kids play


    (This December 5 story corrects to show offer includes play-based teaching in paragraph 1 and to read Sesame Workshop in paragraph 5.) ...

    (This December 5 story corrects to show offer includes play-based teaching in paragraph 1 and to read Sesame Workshop in paragraph 5.)

    Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China


    Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times his weight and capable of killing him. ...

    Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times his weight and capable of killing him.