ROME: If you’re a pizza lover (probably you’d be), there is an interesting contest held the other day that hogged the attention of experts from the Guinness Book of World Records.
MADRID: Authorities in the Spanish region of Castilla y Leon on Thursday announced a ban on the killing of bulls during traditional festivals, in a partial victory for animal rights activists.
PARIS: Three robbers with pump-action shotguns raided a luxury Chanel boutique in central Paris on Thursday, police sources said.
GENEVA: A dazzling blue diamond once owned by mining magnate Philip Oppenheimer could fetch a record sale price, with auction house Christie's hoping it tops the staggering $48.4 million mark set last year.
DUBAI: Dubai named fourth in the list of Top 10 Most Attractive Markets for 2016 and hosts 35 per cent of the world’s luxury retailers, a report said.
CHENGDU: Tucked away in southwestern China's Sichuan province, a private collector stands virtually alone in exhibiting relics from the 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution.
BERLIN: A year ago, 28-year-old pianist Aeham al-Ahmad was performing in the ruins of Damascus. But after Islamic State terrorists torched his beloved piano, he fled to Germany where he now sings to audiences of the troubles in his home…