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.
18 Feb 2022
To preserve and honour the legacy of South Africa's iconic leader, Nelson Mandela, his home, which was a symbol of his presidency and struggle against apartheid, has now been transformed into a luxury hotel.
14 Dec 2021
It's the world's top-selling graphic novel: the "One Piece" series of manga comics has millions of fans all over the world. Its latest volume sees the pirate Luffy return for his 100th adventure; our reporters go to find out just what it is that makes Japanese author Eiichiro Oda's creation so compelling.
30 Oct 2021
The winner was not a driver but an algorithm at Indianapolis's famous Motor Speedway, pushing its car to an average speed of 218 km/h and ushering autonomous vehicles into a new era. Nine university teams took part in the Indy Autonomous Challenge in the hopes of winning a million dollars and pushing forward the advent of self-driving cars.
15 Oct 2021
The family of former South African President Nelson Mandela is putting roughly 100 of his belongings up for auction to help fund a memorial garden in his honor, including some of his iconic shirts. It's the trademark clothing of an iconic leader and now Nelson Mandela's exuberant shirts are among around 100 of his possessions being put up for auction.
20 May 2021
Indiana Jones' iconic Fedora hat, worn by US actor Harrison Ford on the set of ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Doom’ is the main attraction at an auction of Hollywood artefacts next month. It's estimated to fetch around $250,000. More than a thousand items will go on sale, including Harry Potter’s wand and a droid used in ‘Star Wars: The rise of Skywalker'.
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.
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.
12 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
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During the 2023 GRAMMY Awards held on Sunday night, Beyoncé collected her 32nd trophy, making history as the most-awarded Grammy winner of all time. Beyoncé was awarded Best Dance/ Electronic Recording for her single Break My Soul, and Best Dance/ Electronic Album for the lead's record Renaissance.
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Eddy Kenzo keeps scaling heights in music. The Ugandan who won admiration at home for winning attention at the Grammys is unrivaled among east African singers. Fans say he embodies hope that even the poorest can triumph.
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The Belgian government is assessing whether to extend the life of three nuclear reactors that had been due to close in 2025, citing a need to "reduce risks in the energy supply" in lieu of the war in Ukraine.
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After 20 years working for a big IT firm and spending his vacations connecting with the natural world, Gautum Shah decided to quit his job and use his skills to do something he truly cared about: preserving wildlife. His production company Internet of Elephants makes games using real conservation data. The idea is to boost preservation efforts by helping people feel closer to wild animals.
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South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced this week to cancel a trip to Davos by an escalating energy crisis that is inflicting rolling blackouts on the continent’s most developed economy.
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On Thursday, Apple reported that revenue fell 5 percent to $117.15 billion during the three months that ended in December, the company's first quarterly sales decline since before the pandemic. Profits decreased 13 percent to $30 billion.