FRANKFURT: A German chemistry professor started on Monday a gruelling four-week solo swim down the Rhine river for the benefit of science and the environment.
LONDON: The grave of King Richard III, immortalized by Shakespeare as one of history’s great villains, was opened up to the public on Saturday in central England.
Once a deadpan radio announcer under the Taleban, Masood Sanjer has gained renown for being a thorn in the side of accountability-dodging Afghan officials, exemplifying hard-won media freedoms that ar
WASHINGTON: Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to “knock modern civilization back to the 18th century,” NASA said.
MUMBAI: An Indian investment banker turned wildly successful novelist is taking a career turn in Bollywood, with a screenplay he says will tackle social issues in the same vein as the books that made
LONDON: The Disney-backed stage adaptation of the hit film “Shakespeare in Love” won nearly across-the-board rave reviews in London this week, to the relief of its creators who are pleased that their
A special exhibition on childhood in the British royal family is to open at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, featuring well-loved toys spanning 250 years including a gadget-laden miniature James Bond su
Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret. And Macbeth might never murder his way to the throne.
LONDON: British singer and former “X Factor” judge Tulisa Contostavlos, who last week won a legal victory over a tabloid sting story, has been fined for assaulting a celebrity blogger at a music festi
KUWAIT CITY: The past, present and future of Kuwait will be emphasised in a high quality feature film shown to millions of British Airways passengers around the globe, reported arabtimesonline.com.
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