Calendar reveals best value-for-dollar North American cities each month

Calendar reveals best value-for-dollar North American cities each month

With a new travel year unfolding before us, the most eager among us are already plotting out their 2018 holidays. For those with lighter post-holiday wallets and budget-conscious travel styles, online hotel reservation site Booking.com has broken down the best...
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Singapore’s ArtScience Museum tracing 40 years of street art

Singapore’s ArtScience Museum tracing 40 years of street art

An exhibition opening this month in Singapore will feature work by some of the world’s top street artists, with plans to invite some of them to create new paintings on-site. “Art from the Streets,” opening Jan.13, traces 40 years of...
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Germany coalition: Merkel courts SPD in pivotal talks

Germany coalition: Merkel courts SPD in pivotal talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow a woman from East Germany became one of the world’s most powerful figures German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is hopeful that fresh coalition talks aimed at ending the country’s pol...
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Germany: ‘A sense of international responsibility drives the coalition talks’

Germany: ‘A sense of international responsibility drives the coalition talks’

Bannon backtracks over Trump Jr ‘treason’ claims Read more Germany: ‘A sense of international responsibility drives the coalition talks’ Read more Student killed as bread protests spread in Sudan Read more Egyptian ex-PM Ahmed Shafik de...
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Neser, Rashid, Siddle help Strikers defend 158

Neser, Rashid, Siddle help Strikers defend 158

  shares Adelaide Strikers 7 for 158 (Ingram 48, Carey 34, Fawad 3-31) beat Sydney Thunder 9 for 133 (Nesser 3-29, Siddle 2-13, Rashid 2-21) by 25 runs Meticulous and clinical, the Adelaide Strikers turned a precarious position against the...
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France Gall, French singer who shot to fame in 1960s, dies

France Gall, French singer who shot to fame in 1960s, dies

Image copyright AFP French singer France Gall, who rose to pop fame in the 1960s, has died at the age of 70 after suffering from cancer for two years. She was taken to hospital near Paris last month for a...
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Firms may face upfront VAT after Brexit

Firms may face upfront VAT after Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images The chair of the Treasury select committee has written to HMRC seeking clarification on what proposed new VAT rules will mean for companies. Legislation that plans to change how imports from EU countries will be treated...
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Mother’s immune response to Zika virus can harm unborn baby

Mother’s immune response to Zika virus can harm unborn baby

Researchers had previously established that these antiviral proteins, known as type I interferons, were required to fight Zika infection in mothers. (Reuters) Proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika virus, and help pregnant women fight the infect...
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Largest known prime number discovered

Largest known prime number discovered

To prove there were no errors in the prime discovery process, the new prime was independently verified using four different programmes on four different hardware configurations. (Representative image: Reuters) An amateur scientist has discovered the largest kn...
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Syria war: Russia thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Syria war: Russia thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Image copyright Roman SaponkovImage caption Photos believed to show damage to aircraft following a previous attack on New Year’s Eve Russian forces have foiled a drone attack on an airbase in Syria just days after reports that rebel shelling had...
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Illicit deal targets assets looted from Ukraine

Illicit deal targets assets looted from Ukraine

Al Jazeera exposes a deal to sell part of $1.5bn suspected stolen by former Ukrainian president Yanukovich.
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