We look at the Chinese and American newspapers which trade barbs over the US shooting down three unidentified objects which haven't been linked to a suspected Chinese spy balloon shot down over the US earlier this month. Also, anger and animosity in French parliament as debates begin on controversial pension reforms.
A very rare edition of "The Philosopher's Stone" won by a competition winner sold for £8,000 at auction following a year of record sales for first edition copies.
22 Jun 2022
Northwestern University engineers developed this new smart sensor device for face masks called “Fitbit for the face” to track health. FaceBit is an N95 lightweight, a quarter-sized sensor that uses a tiny magnet to attach to any cloth or surgical face mask.
5 Nov 2021
Adorned with more than 10,000 diamonds and worth at least £1.5 million, renowned artist Debbie Wingham says her latest sparkling creation is the world's most expensive picture frame. Known as the 'World's Most Expensive' artist for her record-breaking, pricey fashion and cake creations, Wingham crafted the diamond-encrusted circular frame in the image of a clock face with Roman numerals. Revealed in Dubai for the first time on Tuesday (November 2), the frame, which was created with an eco-luxury ethos using reclaimed metal and reclaimed diamonds, holds an oil painting by Wingham of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.
1 Aug 2021
On a remote island in Breidafjordur Bay off the west coast of Iceland, a thousand-year-old harvest takes place -- the hunt for elusive eiderdown, used to make some of the world's best duvets and quilts.
17 Mar 2021
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
21 Nov 2020
Paris and Zurich have risen to join Hong Kong at the top of a list of the world's most expensive cities to live in. The ranking is compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, which looks at the cost of 138 everyday goods across more than 130 countries.
19 Nov 2020
Two Nigerians have designed the Next Generation mask. The next generation of masks will help redefine the norm of mask-wearing behavior and sustain crucial preventive health measures. The Mask will be effective in slowing and preventing the spread of COVID-19. While some masks are ill-fitting, uncomfortable, not breathable, and the most effective masks are often unavailable or expensive. This mask will help solve the problems.
6 Feb 2019
These stunning pictures show one of the world's most expensive books which can now be seen at a British library. "The Birds of America" by John James Audubon is available to view at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow
12 Dec 2018
The Chinese government is set to reform the country’s expensive wedding practice. The ministry of civil affairs has called for an end to expensive wedding gifts, lavish ceremonies, and high bride price demands.