Santa Claus catches nice waves near Genoa, Italy

Mexico president on defenseive after mansion controversy over China rail tender

Beaujolais Nouveau wine hits the market, Beaujeu, France celebrates

Reactions to attack on Legco during Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement

Santa Claus catches nice waves near Genoa, Italy

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

A man dressed as Santa Claus rides a wave with a stand up paddle (SUP) on November 18, 2014 in Varazze, near Genoa, as the bad weather created good surfing conditions in along a crowded beach in the Mediterranean.

Mexico president on defenseive after mansion controversy over China rail tender

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Mexico's first lady announces she was putting her multi-million-dollar private mansion on sale to end a controversy over her purchase of the property from a government contractor. Two days later, President Enrique Pena Nieto made public all his personal assets to quell a furore over the case.

Beaujolais Nouveau wine hits the market, Beaujeu, France celebrates

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Thousands of wine enthusiasts pack the centre of the French town of Beaujeu for the uncorking of the first batch of Beaujolais Nouveau wine.

Reactions to attack on Legco during Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement

Thu, 20 Nov 2014

A group of masked people smashed two glass doors of the Legco building with metal railings and bricks at about 1am Wednesday, the 53rd day of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Pro-democracy lawmaker Fernando Cheung and a student protester reacted to the incident.