Mon, Oct 12 2015
PARIS/HONG KONG/NEW YORK - Chinese luxury consumers are spending more on ready-to-wear and new labels, a notable shift in the behavior and tastes of the world's top spenders, a Reuters survey of retailers in the United States, Asia and Europe showed.
- Now readers of Playboy, the glossy men's magazine known for its nude fold-outs, can honestly say they are buying the magazine for its articles.
FUENGIROLA, Spain - For some sun-seeking Britons, a cloud has formed over the whitewashed villages, beach bars and golf courses of Spain - the risk that Britain will drop out of the European Union.
SINGAPORE - Singapore unveiled its public transport future on Monday, and it was a vision of passengers commuting in driverless buses along roads and freeways populated by platoons of autonomous trucks following a single driver. | Video
STOCKHOLM - Economist Angus Deaton has won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for his work on consumption, poverty and welfare that has helped governments to improve policy through tools such as household surveys and tax changes. | Video
HAVANA - Winston Churchill's 1895 journey to Cuba was far more formative than has been previously understood, a new book purports, saying Cuba is where the 20-year-old junior officer discovered he had courage under fire and confirmed his own sense of greatness.
PARIS - Locals and tourists enjoyed the Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival which featured food and wines from regions around France and an urban vineyard within the capital. | Video
Bedfordshire, England - More than 400 people, many dressed as werewolves, howled at the moon for more than a minute on Saturday breaking the Guinness World Record for howling. | Video
Newry, Maine - Sam Brakeley and Steph Reighart defeated 30 other couples on Saturday to win the 16th annual North American Wife Carrying Championship. | Video
MARKET RASEN, England - Like any good hermit Rachel Denton rises early in the morning to tend to her vegetable garden, feed her chickens, and pray.
Donald Trump boasts his ability to bring people together.