Fashion trending footwear made from recycled water bottles
27 March 2017 | 4:10 pm
A San Francisco start-up is embracing environmental sustainability and cashing in with a line of woman's shoes made of recycles water bottles.
18 Dec 2017
For the ideal Christmas present, why not indulge your partner's inner James Bond with a pair of shoes bristling with spy technology concealed in a hidden compartment?
23 Dec 2017
A tow truck driver in California was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people, possibly with explosives, at a crowded pier in San Francisco before Christmas.
31 Mar 2019
Not far from the capital Abuja you can find the largest house made from plastic bottles in Africa. Over 200,000 bottles went into creating the construction, making use of the discarded plastic in the country.
24 Jul 2019
A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction. Sotheby's head of eCommerce, Noah Wunsch, explains what makes them so special. Rough cut - no reporter narration.
20 Sep 2019
DW’s very own style maven Gerhard Elfers has an important message: Don't give shoes for birthdays, Christmas or as a present in general! Too risky. They must be selected with utmost care, for shoes reflect our personality.
28 Oct 2019
Al Guido, President of the San Francisco 49ers, talks about becoming the first sports team to include food and beverage items as a benefit for its season ticket holders with Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
7 Feb 2020
As sandal season fast approaches, a new exhibit on ancient footwear at a top Italian museum seeks to remind today's well-heeled that when it comes to fashion, do as the Romans did.
22 Jun 2020
Hundreds of protesters in San Francisco mark Juneteenth, the end of slavery and liberation of black people in the US by marching through downtown and calling for increased funding for schools and black youth.
28 Jul 2020
Residents in one Berlin neighborhood were bemused when their shoes began vanishing. The prolific shoe thief turned out to be a fashion-conscious fox with a passion for footwear.
Nigeria to ban sale of alcohol in sachet and small bottles, JSS 3, 2 to resume Sept 21 in Lagos and more
13 Sep 2020
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14 Feb 2021
Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are no longer in favor in San Francisco, where the school board has voted to change the name of 44 schools it says bear the names of people associated with racism, slavery or colonization. The decision to rename schools has sparked debate among residents who support and critize the move.
13 Mar 2021
South Africa's community of aficionados of sneakers has been growing since the 1990s. Trendy dressers are willing to fork out as much as 100,000 rand (USD4,500) for their footwear.
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It's been one year since Myanmar's military toppled the democratically elected government and launched a brutal crackdown on popular protest. DW spoke with Dr. Sasa, a spokesman for Myanmar's government-in-exile, about how the opposition plans to restore democratic rule.
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Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Sunday (July 3) lifted economic and financial sanctions imposed on Mali, after its military rulers proposed a 24-month transition to democracy and published a new electoral law.
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As the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha approaches, crowds gather in a narrow street to watch a once-a-year spectacle in a neighbourhood of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi. Every year, plump and polished cattle are lowered 12 metres (40 feet) by crane from Syed Ejaz Ahmad's rooftop barn in the city's Nazimabad neighbourhood ahead of the three-day sacrificial festival, which kicks off on July 10 this year.
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Several places were hit with about a month's rain over the weekend, causing dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks. Roughly 30,000 people have been told to either leave their homes or prepare to do so.
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Silvina Batakis comes in at a time when the Argentine economy is in full-blown crisis mode, with inflation above 60%, a high fiscal deficit and fears rising about debt defaults.