Bikes wedge their way into heavy Paris traffic - Lifestyle

Stein van Oosteren was cycling along the Avenue Denfert Rochereau in Paris when, to his surprise, he found himself in a "caravan" of bikes."Not too long ago, I was all alone on that street," he said.  An avid cyclist a

Movie magic as Paris turns the Seine into open-air cinema

While the cinema drive-in may have gotten a boost as lockdowns gradually come to an end amid the COVID-19 outbreak, in Paris film fans can now munch on their popcorn watching a movie from a boat on the river Seine.As part of Paris Plages, the yearly

A tearful Kanye West launches presidential campaign with rambling rally - People

In his first rally for his last-minute presidential campaign, rapper Kanye West ranted against abortion and pornography, argued policy with attendees and at one point broke down in tears.West, 43, a former supporter of President Donald Trump who has

Sweden, a flawed climate awareness pioneer - Environment

Known for ecological advances and a relatively light carbon footprint among industrialized nations, Sweden wants to be the first that is carbon neutral by 2045. But the Swedish model has its limits. Carbon tax Sweden is at the f

Thai metal workshop dazzles tourists with movie-inspired creations

Towering Transformers, life-sized Marvel superheroes and extraterrestrial lifeforms -- a "House of Steel Robots" in Thailand has made a name for itself by transforming scrap metal into dazzling sculptures inspired by Hollywood blockbusters.

Actress Heard to be quizzed over her Depp 'wife beater' claims

Actress Amber Heard will be questioned about her allegations that she suffered domestic abuse at the hands of ex-husband Johnny Depp when she begins giving evidence on Monday as part of the Hollywood star's libel case against a British tabloid.T

Hagia Sophia mosaics will be covered with curtains during prayers

Mosaics depicting Christian figures in Istanbul's ancient Hagia Sophia will be covered with curtains during Muslim prayers, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Sunday, as work to prepare the building for use as a mosque continues

Superman actor Henry Cavill clears 7 million views building a beefy gaming PC

Who knew that five minutes of hardware maintenance would prove so popular?Henry Cavill had already played "The Witcher" as a video game before personifying its main character, brooding monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, for Netflix's fant

It wasn't the sex: Bloodletting fatal for Raphael, study claims

A feverish Raphael suffering from "a coronavirus-like disease" died after failing to tell his doctors he had been secretly visiting lovers on freezing cold nights, leading them to wrongly prescribe bloodletting, a new study claims.Popular

Greek National Opera finds post-lockdown voice

The rich mezzo-soprano voice of Anita Rachvelishvili is scheduled to ring out on Saturday evening across the ancient ruins at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens. Following long months of coronavirus lockdown that has left music venues, opera h