Iconic European cities
06 November 2022 | 5:20 pm
Our series on Europe's most beautiful cities continues with the capital of the Netherlands. Here is a guide to some insider tips and a list of what not to miss in Amsterdam.
13 Mar 2018
British rock magazine NME is publishing its last print edition this week.
6 Apr 2018
The French papers are also looking at immigration - in particular, the government's plan to restrict the influx of migrants.
18 Apr 2019
Jay-Z to reopen New York's iconic Webster Hall Hova will reopen the venue on April 26 with his "B-Sides 2" show. It will be the first concert at the establishment since Action Bronson performed in August of 2017.
26 Apr 2019
Red Bull Air Race pilot Łukasz Czepiela has landed a plane on the Sopot pier, an extremely narrow, short and wooden belt. The wingspan of the plane was 10.5 meters - exactly the same as the width of the pier measured between its barriers. It was a surprise for tourists strolling along the beach of the Polish Baltic city.
3 Jun 2019
Celebrating 350 years of Paris's iconic Opera.
1 Jun 2019
The legend of Queen Moremi Ajasoro precedes her and you need not be Yoruba to have heard of the iconic queen. Famed to be one of the most heroic women that ever lived, Moremi’s selfless sacrifice helped with the preservation of the Yoruba tribe. This easily explains why 1700 years after she lived, Patty Chidiac-Mastrogiannis, and Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, the global heritage ambassador of Queen Moremi Ajasoro legacy came together to bring Moremi back to life.
1 Dec 2019
French luxury giant LVMH pledged to buy US-based Tiffany in its biggest acquisition ever with a $16.2 billion price tag. LVMH owns top brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Givenchy.
2 May 2020
Pioneering Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, a co-founder of the Afrobeat musical genre, died in Paris on Thursday aged 79, his manager says. Eric Trosset told NPR radio that he had died of a heart attack.
4 Aug 2020
Over one billion copies of the bi-annual Argos catalogue have been printed since its launch in 1973. At the height of its popularity, it was Europe’s most widely printed publication, only beaten by the Bible for being in homes across the UK.
26 Sep 2020
Polish artist Jerzy Kalina has unveiled an unusual sculpture of Saint John Paul II in Warsaw. Meanwhile, thieves had stolen a vial containing a few drops of the late pontiff's blood from an Italian cathedral.
6 Dec 2020
The coronavirus pandemic may have forced many of Vienna's luxury hotels to close indefinitely as global travel restrictions keep away the many millions of tourists who usually visit the Austrian capital every year. But the city's iconic Hotel Sacher is determined not to let fans of its world-famous chocolate cake, the Sachertorte, go hungry.
3 Feb 2021
Aerial images show the Highway 1 section which collapsed into the Pacific Ocean near Big Sur, California. Heavy rains caused debris flows of trees, boulders and mud that washed out a 150-foot section of the road.
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Many food and beverage companies promise to reduce plastic waste but fail to deliver. We examine the story of ambitious plans, deception and failure — and how to hold companies accountable.
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Sporadic protests, arson attacks on enlistment offices and an open letter signed by dozens of local officials calling for Vladimir Putin's resignation: these are just some of the ways ordinary Russians are resisting the war in Ukraine.
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Niclas Füllkrug is on a hot streak in the Bundesliga. Is he the solution to Germany's striker problem?
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Almost five decades after the death of Spain's right-wing dictator Francisco Franco, the country is making a fresh attempt to offer justice to his victims. A new Democratic Memory law, which came into force in October, makes the state responsible for the search for tens of thousands of those forcibly disappeared during the Spanish Civil War and subsequent dictatorship.
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The protests are an unprecedented challenge to Beijing's zero-COVID policy. Authorities are taking drastic measures to keep the movement from spreading any further.
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One of the best things about France is its food. Each region has its own culinary wonders that reflect the area's culture and history. Join Genie Godula and Florence Villeminot as they embark on a road trip to discover France's regions through gastronomy. Their first stop is Normandy. Known for its world-famous beaches and towering monuments – like the Mont-Saint-Michel – the region is also a foodie's paradise.