Japanese men's life expectancy rose above 80 for the first time in 2013, but was still several years below that of their female counterparts, whose lifespan was the world's longest, figures released on Thursday (July 31) showed.
31 Jul 2014 18:37
A group of French ballet stars from the renowned Paris Opera donned tutus and tights in the shadow of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and twirled their way into the hearts of local students.
30 Jul 2014 21:36
The Milky Way galaxy is lighter than previously thought, according to new research published by British-based scientists on Wednesday (July 30).
30 Jul 2014 18:12
A wine cup believed to have been used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles has been found in a pauper's grave in north Athens, Greece's top daily Ta Nea reported on Wednesday (July 30).
29 Jul 2014 23:29
On a summer's day in central Paris, hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden. It's a picture perfect scene, a stone's throw from the famous Louvre museum, with just one drawback - the rats.