They were first introduced to the capital in 1814, bringing light to the once dark and dangerous streets, and now a small team of 'London’s last lamplighters' wind the mechanisms and polish the glass to make sure the remaining 1,500 gas lamps still give off their soft yellow glow.
An eye-catching stunt to pilot a drone over 10 kilometres of stunning Hong Kong countryside in order to deliver a chocolate bar to a friend took months of careful planning, one of the project’s pilots has revealed.
Crowds gathered in Tokyo Wednesday to call on the Japanese government to secure the release of Kenji Goto, held hostage by the Islamic State group. It came as Jordan has offered to free a female jihadist in exchange for a Jordanian pilot held by the group.
Conservationists and scientists have held talks in Kenya this week to come up with a last ditch plan to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction.