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Thank the ancient Romans for 'street food' Grabbing something hot and tasty on the move? You have the ancient Romans to thank. "Street food" was their invention, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes.
03 августа 2015
Political sweetener: Japan PM Abe to get branded honey Step aside Abe-nomics, the Shinzo Abe brandwagon is rolling on... into honey, after the Japanese prime minister's wife decided to establish a beehive at their official residence.
13 июля 2015
Sistine Chapel recreated in Montreal -- in photos A full-size recreation of the glorious Michelangelo frescoes that adorn the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel -- entirely in photographs -- will be on display in Montreal.
10 июля 2015
Flood of Londoners take to boats to escape housing costs Rocketing housing costs in Britain's capital have fuelled a surge in Londoners seeking cheaper accommodation on boats, with increased numbers putting pressure on the city's historic network of rivers and canals.
08 июля 2015
US 'phenomenally thirsty' for wine: experts The US wine market, already the world's biggest, still has "phenomenal" potential for growth if handled with care.
18 июня 2015
Tattoos, nautical theme for Alexander McQueen collection The Alexander McQueen label took centre-stage at London's fashion week for men with a collection that drew heavily on tattoo art and nautical themes.
15 июня 2015
Men's fashion week opens in London with eye on China Sharp suits vied with streetwear and top brands at men's fashion week in London, which opened with an eye on boosting ties with the lucrative luxury Chinese market.
13 июня 2015
Paris to break hearts with removal of a million 'love locks' Too much love can be a bad thing: Paris city officials, exasperated with lovers sealing their passion by clipping padlocks all over the city, are set to remove 45 tonnes of the locks next week.
30 мая 2015
Australia makes its mark on global coffee culture Australia is world-renowned for its love of beer. But its passion for a different type of brew -- coffee -- is what has been making global headlines recently.
25 мая 2015
Louis Vuitton makes a splash in Palm Springs Luxury brand Louis Vuitton lured a bevy of stars to the California desert to see its latest cruise collection by Nicolas Ghesquiere.
08 мая 2015
Brazilian top model Gisele Bundchen. ©REUTERS Gisele's farewell at Sao Paulo's summer shows ao Paulo Fashion Week was off and running focused on the summer 2016 season and this week's planned last turn on the catwalk for Gisele Bundchenю
14 апреля 2015
EU moves closer to counting calories in alcoholic drinks Health conscious tipplers may be closer to finding out just how many calories they are imbibing as consumer advocates push for EU nutritional labelling on alcoholic drinks.
13 апреля 2015
Kim Kardashian jets to Armenia ahead of genocide anniversary American reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her family flew in Wednesday to Armenia on a first trip there to celebrate her Armenian heritage.
09 апреля 2015
Amazon gives new power to personal assistant, 'Alexa' Amazon's personal assistant speaker is taking over more functions for home automation networks.
09 апреля 2015
'Holy pig' festival draws thousands in Taiwan Thousands of worshippers flocked to a controversial "holy pig" festival in Taiwan which sees the carcases of giant overfed swine on display.
24 февраля 2015
Dressmakers bring touch of old Afghanistan to Pakistan With ballgowns, Western-style bridal wear and cocktail dresses, Afghan tailors driven out of their homeland by the Taliban are carving a niche for themselves in Pakistan's capital city.
16 февраля 2015
Natalie Portman sits in on retro space-age Dior fashion show The stars were aligned at Dior's Haute Couture fashion show in Paris.
27 января 2015
Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez. ©REUTERS Real Madrid chief gets keys to Panama City Real Madrid president Florentino Perez received the key to Panama City from its mayor on Monday, in honor of the billionaire's achievements in business and sport.
23 декабря 2014
Seeing the doctor, overseas: medical tourism booms in Asia The lines snaking into Bangladesh's overwhelmed hospitals are often so long, says Nusrat Hussein Kiwan, that they extend into the street outside.
22 декабря 2014
China's mountain hermits seek a highway to heaven His unheated hut is half way up a mountain with no electricity, and his diet consists mostly of cabbage. But Master Hou says he has found a recipe for joy.
16 декабря 2014

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