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    Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year

    Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year


    Time magazine has chosen "The Guardians and the War on Truth," a group of journalists who have been in the news in 2018, as its Person of the...

    Time magazine has chosen "The Guardians and the War on Truth," a group of journalists who have been in the news in 2018, as its Person of the Year.
    Climbers' bodies found 30 years after disappearance

    Climbers' bodies found 30 years after disappearance


    A Scottish mountaineer who spent weeks searching for two friends who disappeared in the Himalayas more than 30 years ago has spoken of his relief after their remains were finally...

    A Scottish mountaineer who spent weeks searching for two friends who disappeared in the Himalayas more than 30 years ago has spoken of his relief after their remains were finally found.
    EU leaders warn no renegotiation of Brexit deal

    EU leaders warn no renegotiation of Brexit deal


    British Prime Minister Theresa May will begin frantic meetings with European Union leaders Tuesday as she attempts to find a way to renegotiate her Brexit deal in the face of overwhelming opposition among UK...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will begin frantic meetings with European Union leaders Tuesday as she attempts to find a way to renegotiate her Brexit deal in the face of overwhelming opposition among UK lawmakers.
    How Huawei's CFO ended up in a jail in Canada

    How Huawei's CFO ended up in a jail in Canada


    For months, American law enforcement officials wanted to arrest Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, but she remained outside of their...

    For months, American law enforcement officials wanted to arrest Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, but she remained outside of their grasp.
    Fearless Girl finds a new home

    Fearless Girl finds a new home


    "Fearless Girl" has officially arrived at the New York Stock...

    "Fearless Girl" has officially arrived at the New York Stock Exchange.
    Google says Google+ bug affected 52.5 million users

    Google says Google+ bug affected 52.5 million users


    Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software...

    Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers.
    Nissan to sell limited edition car for $1.1 million

    Nissan to sell limited edition car for $1.1 million


    The Nissan GT-R sports car is already expensive, with a starting price of about $100,000. But, for those who want something truly special, Nissan has announced it will make production versions of the Nissan GT-R50, a radically different looking GT-R with...

    The Nissan GT-R sports car is already expensive, with a starting price of about $100,000. But, for those who want something truly special, Nissan has announced it will make production versions of the Nissan GT-R50, a radically different looking GT-R with a body created by Italy's Italdesign, for a starting price of €990,000, or about $1.1 million.
    UK court: Vijay Mallya should be extradited to India

    UK court: Vijay Mallya should be extradited to India


    Business tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from the United Kingdom to India to face fraud charges, a London court ruled...

    Business tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from the United Kingdom to India to face fraud charges, a London court ruled Monday.
    America's growing impatience with China

    America's growing impatience with China


    As President Trump negotiated a trade truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires last weekend, an arrest 7,000 miles away created another complication between the world's largest economies. Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese telecom giant...

    As President Trump negotiated a trade truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires last weekend, an arrest 7,000 miles away created another complication between the world's largest economies. Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the daughter of its founder, was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 on suspicion of violating US sanctions on Iran.
    Nude golf: Naturism in full swing at Australian course

    Nude golf: Naturism in full swing at Australian course


    On a golf course in northern Australia everything is swinging ... not least because 30 players are in the...

    On a golf course in northern Australia everything is swinging ... not least because 30 players are in the nude.
    Electric racing: 'The most competitive championship in the world'

    Electric racing: 'The most competitive championship in the world'


    Now entering its fifth season, Formula E feels a world away from the sport that first appeared for its inaugural championship in...

    Now entering its fifth season, Formula E feels a world away from the sport that first appeared for its inaugural championship in 2014.
    Meet the 87-year-old boy racer

    Meet the 87-year-old boy racer


    He's 87 years old, but Londoner John Chance-Reed is still into racing...

    He's 87 years old, but Londoner John Chance-Reed is still into racing cars.
    Review of the CHI Geneva

    Review of the CHI Geneva


    Steve Guerdat wins the IJRC Rolex in Geneva, with Marcus Enhing securing the Rolex Grand...

    Steve Guerdat wins the IJRC Rolex in Geneva, with Marcus Enhing securing the Rolex Grand Prix.
    Fashion brands unite against climate change

    Fashion brands unite against climate change


    The multitrillion-dollar business of fashion, with its complex and long supply chain, is worryingly vexed with problems contributing to climate...

    The multitrillion-dollar business of fashion, with its complex and long supply chain, is worryingly vexed with problems contributing to climate change.
    Prada launches members-only club in Miami

    Prada launches members-only club in Miami


    At this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, Prada launched Prada Mode Miami, a pop-up members-only club that featured a tightly edited program of art, music and...

    At this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, Prada launched Prada Mode Miami, a pop-up members-only club that featured a tightly edited program of art, music and dining.
    Why the world is full of buttons that don't actually work

    Why the world is full of buttons that don't actually work


    Have you ever pressed the pedestrian button at a crosswalk and wondered if it really worked? Or bashed the "close door" button in an elevator, while suspecting that it may, in fact, have no effect...

    Have you ever pressed the pedestrian button at a crosswalk and wondered if it really worked? Or bashed the "close door" button in an elevator, while suspecting that it may, in fact, have no effect whatsoever?
    Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'

    Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'


    Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The...

    Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.
    The impossible art of bonsai

    The impossible art of bonsai


    "I am always caring for my bonsai trees -- it's as necessary for me as eating every day," says award-winning bonsai sensei, Kunio Kobayashi. A cross between horticulture and art, bonsai trees may be tiny, but they have an immense impact on the masters...

    "I am always caring for my bonsai trees -- it's as necessary for me as eating every day," says award-winning bonsai sensei, Kunio Kobayashi. A cross between horticulture and art, bonsai trees may be tiny, but they have an immense impact on the masters who care for them.
    Best places in Europe to visit

    Best places in Europe to visit


    The Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to...

    The Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to offer.
    Hidden Cold War sites in Germany

    Hidden Cold War sites in Germany


    Berlin and its infamous wall are the epicenter for Cold War tourism, but there are plenty of other sites around Germany that portray the tension between east and west after World War...

    Berlin and its infamous wall are the epicenter for Cold War tourism, but there are plenty of other sites around Germany that portray the tension between east and west after World War II.
    New private jet shakes up the skies

    New private jet shakes up the skies


    When it comes to unbridled luxury, some private jets are more fabulous than...

    When it comes to unbridled luxury, some private jets are more fabulous than others.
    Vast new airport rises in China

    Vast new airport rises in China


    China is poised to overtake the United States as the world's biggest air travel market by 2022 -- and it's little wonder the country's airport construction craze shows no signs of...

    China is poised to overtake the United States as the world's biggest air travel market by 2022 -- and it's little wonder the country's airport construction craze shows no signs of abating.
    Free lunch comes with a side of love

    Free lunch comes with a side of love


    It's easy to ignore the homeless encampment near your neighborhood, the pollution clogging the local beach or the faraway children who don't have resources to play a sport they...

    It's easy to ignore the homeless encampment near your neighborhood, the pollution clogging the local beach or the faraway children who don't have resources to play a sport they love.