Beyonce named most inspiring female star for body positivity

Beyonce has been named the most inspiring female celebrity for body positivity. A survey carried out by yoghurt brand Activia found that the 'Halo'...

Niger museum is eclectic national ‘mirror’

There can be few museums in the world to rival the National Museum of Niger. It has displays covering art, history, dinosaurs, nuclear energy,...

Japan celebrates coming-of-age day despite virus surge

Young adults dressed to the nines in kimonos gathered at venues in Japan yesterday to celebrate reaching the age of majority, although many of...

Omanis revive memory of village swallowed by desert

Encroaching sands have left little evidence that the Omani village of Wadi Al-Murr ever existed, but former inhabitants and curious visitors are coming to...

Louvre visitor numbers plunge due to Covid restrictions

The Louvre, the world's biggest museum, suffered a drop in visitor numbers of over 70 percent last year as Covid restrictions kept art lovers...

Home-turned-museum retains ‘soul’ of southern Iraq

An imposing house stands out among other buildings in Iraq's Samawah city-once a multi-generational family home, it's now a museum of a bygone age...

Indian sari pioneer Satya Paul dies at 78

Indian fashion designer Satya Paul, whose eponymous brand breathed life into the traditional sari, modernizing the garment with funky prints, has died at 78,...

Coco Chanel’s final days still fascinate 50 years on

The greatest fashion designer of the 20th century, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, died suddenly in her suite at the swish Hotel Ritz in Paris half...

Strong whiff of wartime scandal clings to Coco Chanel

When Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel died in her suite at the Ritz in Paris 50 years ago this week, the world mourned the greatest fashion...

Frozen towers and palaces stun visitors at Harbin ice festival

These photos shows people looking at ice sculptures at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in northeastern China's Heilongjiang...

Pandemic rains on Spain’s glittering Epiphany parades

Artists disguised as the Three Kings Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar arrive aboard a boat to Bogatell Beach in Barcelona yesterday during...

Poachers’ paradise: Gulf hunts fuel Pakistan falcon trafficking

Hielko Van Rijthoven, a conservationist working with Wings of Change examines one of the falcons seized by Pakistani authorities from smugglers, in...

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22nd January