It's been five years since Andrea Fessler listened to her instincts and took a leap in the dark.
When the call comes through from Chrissie Hynde, she has only just returned to her home in London after a trip back to her native United States to visit family and friends.
Steven Soderbergh turns 50 next year - meaning the director who began his career in 1989, winning the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival with
Tin Shui Wai is an unlikely part of the city for two young Americans to visit on their first trip to Hong Kong.
A restless, curious spirit has led Yang Dan to register 20 patents and launch several hi-tech start-ups.
The mother of one of six teenagers found dead in Mesquita, a town north of Rio, reacts during their funeral on Tuesday. The bodies of the six youths aged 15 to 19 were found naked with gunshot wounds and signs of torture wrapped in sheets.
During the five-day Beijing International Book Fair which wound up last Sunday,
Ian McEwan's 12th novel,
In classical music tradition, orchestra leaders - also known as concertmasters - are masters of the violin.
Highlights of the 26th Macau International Music Festival