Anyone who says it's all work and no play for the hordes of diplomats, officials, security agents, analysts and reporters who have descended on Vienna for what should be the finale of almost two years of Iran nuclear talks is dead wrong. As the manager of a local brothel said, when the Iran talks are in town, "business is booming".
06 Jul 2015 00:01
"Inside Out" delivered the firepower at the five-day holiday weekend box office as it finished in first ahead of "Jurassic World" and new entries "Terminator: Genisys" and "Magic Mike XXL."
05 Jul 2015 19:40
France's wine-making region of Champagne and a part of Burgundy have been granted "world heritage status" by the United Nations, giving a boost to the country's drive to encourage tourism and revive its flagging economy.
05 Jul 2015 11:35
The night before their wedding, Kim Kwang-yoon and Cho Jin-oh were up until 2 a.m. with the bride's mother, setting tables. Their marriage venue: a room in the basement of Seoul city hall, rented from the government for US$60.
05 Jul 2015 11:10
British finance minister George Osborne plans to launch a 650 million pound raid on the BBC to help cover the country's benefits bill, forcing the corporation to meet the cost of free television licences for the over-75s, the Sunday Times said.