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Keith Richards on Crosseyed Heart, his first new solo album in almost 25 years

 At the age of 71 and with a new solo album and a documentary to promote, the Rolling Stone is back in fine form

18 Sep 2015 - 9:01PM

 At the age of 71 and with a new solo album and a documentary to promote, the Rolling Stone is back in fine form

Keith Richards on Crosseyed Heart, his first new solo album in almost 25 years
Indie stealth game Volume has a message about modern society
Great expectations for China-US megamovie The Great Wall

As the monsters-versus-medieval Chinese army fantasy directed by Zhang Yimou enters post-production, observers ponder how big it will be at the box office.

9 Jul 2015 - 8:18PM

As the monsters-versus-medieval Chinese army fantasy directed by Zhang Yimou enters post-production, observers ponder how big it will be at the box office.

Great expectations for China-US megamovie The Great Wall
Bette Midler, at 69, looks forward to first concert tour in a decade

She turns 70 this year but retirement is the last thing on Bette Midler's mind.

13 Jun 2015 - 6:45PM

She turns 70 this year but retirement is the last thing on Bette Midler's mind.

Bette Midler, at 69, looks forward to first concert tour in a decade
Laughing gas might ease symptoms of depression, study finds

The dentist's office might be the last place you'd look to find a quick cure for an implacable bout of depression.

15 Dec 2014 - 11:28AM

The dentist's office might be the last place you'd look to find a quick cure for an implacable bout of depression.

Laughing gas might ease symptoms of depression, study finds
Chinese bookshops in US diversify stock to overcome online competition

At World Books, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day. "Hello, this is World Books," says Li, 60. "Can you add $60 to this phone card?"

1 Dec 2014 - 3:04AM

At World Books, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day. "Hello, this is World Books," says Li, 60. "Can you add $60 to this phone card?"

Chinese bookshops in US diversify stock to overcome online competition
Mac, Cheese off Thanksgiving menu: Obama pardons birds in annual ritual

Cheese, a 22kg, 90cm-tall turkey with a gobble said to sound like a country twang, received a US presidential pardon at the White House this week saving him from a "terrible and delicious fate".

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Cheese, a 22kg, 90cm-tall turkey with a gobble said to sound like a country twang, received a US presidential pardon at the White House this week saving him from a "terrible and delicious fate".

Mac, Cheese off Thanksgiving menu: Obama pardons birds in annual ritual
Six vampire graves found in tiny Polish village of Drawsko

At least six suspected vampires were buried with blades and rocks in a tiny farming village in Poland during the 17th and 18th centuries.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

At least six suspected vampires were buried with blades and rocks in a tiny farming village in Poland during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Six vampire graves found in tiny Polish village of Drawsko
Gang rape article prompts university to suspend fraternity activities

The University of Virginia has suspended all fraternity activities and asked police to investigate a 2012 sexual assault in the wake of a Rolling Stone article that said the Charlottesville campus failed to protect students from sexual predators.

24 Nov 2014 - 7:18PM

The University of Virginia has suspended all fraternity activities and asked police to investigate a 2012 sexual assault in the wake of a Rolling Stone article that said the Charlottesville campus failed to protect students from sexual predators.

Gang rape article prompts university to suspend fraternity activities
Ancient planets orbiting ancient star found relatively close to earth

Scientists have discovered two ancient planets orbiting a strange old star relatively nearby in our stellar neighbourhood.

8 Jun 2014 - 6:22AM

Scientists have discovered two ancient planets orbiting a strange old star relatively nearby in our stellar neighbourhood.

Ancient planets orbiting ancient star found relatively close to earth
Harbin museum to Korean who shot Japanese PM symbolises divisions

Visitors to the newest museum in Harbin, in northeastern China, enter through a quaint facade affixed to the modern shell of the main train station. No bigger than a 7-Eleven, the museum could easily be mistaken for a restaurant and hardly looks like a place connected to an international incident - or two.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Visitors to the newest museum in Harbin, in northeastern China, enter through a quaint facade affixed to the modern shell of the main train station. No bigger than a 7-Eleven, the museum could easily be mistaken for a restaurant and hardly looks like a place connected to an international incident - or two.

Harbin museum to Korean who shot Japanese PM symbolises divisions
The former Cat Stevens looks forward to entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Short Science, December 22, 2013

It is better to be right than to be happy, at least for one husband on the cutting edge of science. As part of an unusual experiment, the husband was instructed to "agree with his wife's every opinion and request without complaint", and to continue doing so "even if he believed the female participant was wrong," according to a report on the research that was published in the British Medical Journal.

22 Dec 2013 - 3:44AM

It is better to be right than to be happy, at least for one husband on the cutting edge of science. As part of an unusual experiment, the husband was instructed to "agree with his wife's every opinion and request without complaint", and to continue doing so "even if he believed the female participant was wrong," according to a report on the research that was published in the British Medical Journal.

Short Science, December 22, 2013
Pet Shop Boys staying current with 'Electric'
Asiana expansion thrown off track after San Francisco crash

Before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 struck a sea wall at the edge of San Francisco International Airport last weekend, the Seoul-based carrier was planning a huge expansion of its fleet in the hope of capitalising on the surge in air traffic from Asia.

12 Jul 2013 - 4:47AM

Before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 struck a sea wall at the edge of San Francisco International Airport last weekend, the Seoul-based carrier was planning a huge expansion of its fleet in the hope of capitalising on the surge in air traffic from Asia.

Asiana expansion thrown off track after San Francisco crash
California's builders aim for super-energy-efficient homes
US retailers agree to Bangladesh safety pact

Seventeen United States retailers, including Wal-Mart, Target and Macy's, have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh.

12 Jul 2013 - 4:01AM

Seventeen United States retailers, including Wal-Mart, Target and Macy's, have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh.

US retailers agree to Bangladesh safety pact
Arctic Sea ice retreats to record minimum as UN climate talks stall
Wall Street sees big bonuses as jobs in finance sector decline

Wall Street may seem like its old self again. Financial giants including Goldman Sachs raked in mega profits in 2012; bonuses are expected to fatten more Wall Streeters' pockets than last year; and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been flirting with an all-time high after topping 14,000 for the first time in half a decade.

16 Feb 2013 - 4:29AM

Wall Street may seem like its old self again. Financial giants including Goldman Sachs raked in mega profits in 2012; bonuses are expected to fatten more Wall Streeters' pockets than last year; and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been flirting with an all-time high after topping 14,000 for the first time in half a decade.

Wall Street sees big bonuses as jobs in finance sector decline