The EU wants to reduce its gas consumption by at least 15%. Germany will probably have to save even more. How is that supposed to work?
28 Aug 2021
Leather artisan Obi Ononye will celebrate his first World Senior Citizens Day on Saturday - but he is not thinking of retiring. His luxury leather goods can sell for thousands of dollars in high-end stores across the world.
8 Jul 2021
With the coronavirus pandemic wiping out profits, the Indian hotel industry has been left in a state of total disarray. It will take years for the sector to recover, experts say.
7 Jun 2021
Russia has begun production of the Aurus Senat luxury sedan car promoted by President Vladimir Putin. The country unveiled plans for the Aurus line of cars first in 2013.
8 Mar 2021
In South Africa, a luxury railway route links coastal Cape Town with the interior capital city Pretoria. The trip, completed across two days aboard the so called 'Blue Train', is renowned for its opulence and 5-star service. Previously, it was primarily accessible to overseas tourists. But now, after significantly lowering the prices, more South Africans have been taking the trip, after international tourism declined due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
14 Dec 2020
Since winning the 2009 Emerging Designer of the Year Award at the inaugural Arise Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa, Christie Brown has grown to be one of the top African fashion brands to reckon with. From winning that award, the label has catered to international celebrities like Beyonce and public figures alike whilst showcasing unique and eccentric designs. Behind the rising African label is Aisha Ayensu, the founder and Creative Director of Christie Brown credits the success of the fashion house to her embrace of the modern African woman. As Christie Brown continues to catch the eye of various women around the globe, it’s clear the label founder has her sight set on something bigger.
10 Nov 2020
Baffled by the origins of Burberry jacket she can't remember buying, Chen Rui concedes it was time to call in the experts to manage her out of control luxury wardrobe.
Abuja airport DSS boss flouted protocol, assaulted our official – FAAN, Kim breaks silence on Kanye and more
22 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
15 Jul 2020
Fahim Saleh, the entrepreneur who founded Gokada, has been murdered in his luxury New York City apartment. Police detectives in New York disclosed that Saleh's body was found decapitated and dismembered with an electric saw.
21 Dec 2019
This week, we're exploring some of Paris's department stores or "Grands Magasins". These monuments to shopping have been in business since the mid-to-late 18th century and are internationally renowned. But the entire shopping experience is the result of a lot of hard work by large numbers of people. Our team spent 24 hours behind the scenes at the Printemps store. We also met Frank Rosenthal, a retail expert, to find out more about how the "Grands Magasins" have remained such important institutions over
22 Sep 2019
Tiffany & Co. is planning to open more stores in mainland China as the weak yuan deters Chinese consumers from spending overseas and they shift their luxury buying back home. Bloomberg's Selina Wang reports from Shanghai at the company's largest-ever exhibition.
26 Apr 2019
Famed for luxury red-soled stilettos, French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has taken inspiration for a new sandal from Pakistan's tribal frontier, sparking claims of cultural appropriation along with grins from grizzled Pakistani cobblers.