He helped usher in a sexual revolution in the 1950s, and his business empire ultimately became one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Now, after more than 60 years of publishing and partying, cultural icon Hugh Hefner has passed away. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading
ASSIOUT, EGYPT (REUTERS) – A group of awe-struck spectators gathered in their small village in Egypt’s city of Assiout to witness a local child perform extraordinary stunts. Continue reading
CHENGDU, SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA (MS YEAH) – In what looks like a typical office setting, a woman takes apart the central processing unit of a computer and uses it as a hot pan to make Chinese pancakes. Continue reading
TORONTO, CANADA (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (CBC) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first formal public appearance together on Monday (September 25), with the couple holding hands while watching a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
MUNICH, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (REUTERS) – The 184th annual edition of Oktoberfest started on Saturday (September 16), with a horse-and-carriage parade, carnival rides, oompah bands and beer-swigging revelry – as tradition dictates, of course. Continue reading
(SERENA WILLIAMS/ALEXIS OHANIAN – American tennis star Serena Williams on Wednesday (September 13) announced the name and released first pictures of her baby girl, revealing that they had spent a week in the hospital following the Sept. 1 birth in Florida because of unspecified complications.
A traditional staple meal made from maize or sorghum and consumed widely across Africa in different forms, Pap is being sold in Nigeria in a labelled, convenient pack with a guarantee that it is hygienically prepared and fit for export. Entrepreneur Ijeoma Ndukwe has big plans to take this simple porridge to Nigeria’s huge Diaspora population with an insatiable taste for home, and while it is not too different from what people have consumed for generations, Ndukwe says her business plan offers a more ‘complete package’.
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 10, 2017) (REUTERS) – Rihanna had a roaring start for her Fenty X Puma Spring 2018 runway show on Sunday (September 10), with motocross riders somersaulting through the air flying over pink mountains to kick off her latest showcase. Continue reading
BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Hollywood stars and a former U.S president offer Germany’s incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel their backing for the September 24 elections even as the chancellor faces persistent heckling on the home front.
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived more than 3,000 years ago, unearthing statues, mummies and jewellery in the latest major find near the Nile city of Luxor. Continue reading