Designer Anthony Vaccarello’s Spring/Summer collection included black leather hot pants – and they also come in snake skin.
In a village in Vietnam's "elephant kingdom", a vendor holds up a severed, dried tail dotted with coarse hairs she promises will bring good luck -? a grim new trade that is endangering the country's few remaining elephants.
SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a Housing Board flat in Punggol on Tuesday (Sept 25) involving a personal mobility device (PMD) that was left charging in the kitchen. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it responded to the fire at about 9.20am. At the scene, SCDF personnel saw black smoke billowing from a unit on the fourth floor of Block 326C Sumang Walk. The fire was quickly extinguished using a compressed air foam backpack and a hose reel.
SINGAPORE - Member of Parliament Tin Pei Ling gave birth to her second son on Tuesday (Sept 25). In a Facebook post announcing the news on the same day, Ms Tin, 34, uploaded a photo of her with her newborn son. She said her labour started after her weekly Meet-the-People session (MPS) on Monday night. The MacPherson single-member constituency MP said: "Dear friends... thank you for your support and well wishes.
If the end for Nicolas Sanchez in the Pumas shirt is indeed near, there is nothing Argentina's record points scorer would like more than to help his country beat the All Blacks for the first time before he heads off to France.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said on Tuesday he had stripped France midfielder Paul Pogba of his vice-captain's role at the club but denied there was a rift between the pair.
A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official warned European powers on Tuesday that it was offering Iran a glimmer of hope by trying to keep trade flowing, but that ultimately they would fall behind the United States' tough approach on Tehran.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales slammed a U.N. anti-corruption body on Tuesday, telling the United Nations General Assembly that the agency that has attempted to prosecute him was a "threat to peace" in the Central American nation.
Deutsche Bank has looked at a theoretical scenario of merging with UBS, the German business daily Handelsblatt reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Former French prime minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday he would run for mayor of Barcelona, the first time a high-profile European politician has entered a major election in another country and a risky political bid for him.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday that U.S. regulators have received a "wake-up call" from automakers over the hurdles they face in trying to meet rising Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements.
Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would allow certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan, easing an earlier ban on all cryptocurrency ads.
Addressing the annual UN General Assembly, Donald Trump lashed out at the OPEC oil cartel, China's trade policies and the International Criminal Court which he vowed the US would never accept.
One of Singapore's most influential diplomats called Tuesday for the repeal of a law criminalising sex between men, saying it was time for the modern city-state to abandon the «antiquated» legislation. The Indian Supreme Court's decision earlier this month to decriminalise homosexual sex has sparked fresh debate in Singapore, and a new legal challenge has been lodged against the city's anti-gay sex law.
English Premier League soccer club Manchester United forecast higher revenue and core earnings for 2019, even as the company reported lower results for the fourth quarter of 2018.
Austria's chancellor said on Tuesday a proposal by his far-right coalition partners to shut out several newspapers was unacceptable, suggesting fresh tensions between the ruling parties.
A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump had something more important on his mind: Would Mexico's new president consider a bilateral trade deal?
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards called U.S. President Donald Trump "evil and adventurous" on Tuesday for waging an economic war against Tehran, according to a statement published on state media.
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
SINGAPORE - A traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for serious professional misconduct, more than a year after an identical sentence was quashed in the High Court. In 2014, the physician, Mr Chua Beng Chye, recommended a patient diagnosed with early-stage breast and lung cancer to delay surgery by three months to undergo TCM treatment.
SINGAPORE - Hackers that infiltrated the SingHealth database had specifically searched for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's personal data and outpatient prescription records using his NRIC number. He was one of the three people who were targeted in specific queries made to the database using their identity card numbers.
SINGAPORE - Supermarket chain NTUC FairPrice has stopped all strawberry imports from Australia on Monday (Sept 24), in the light of more than 100 alleged incidents in Australia where consumers found needles in the fruit. Another supermarket chain here, Sheng Siong, has requested its suppliers here to use metal detectors to check each punnet of strawberries. Meanwhile, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) said it is in contact with the Australian authorities on the issue, and monitoring the situation closely.
U.S. investigators are probing whether a man accused of threatening to kill journalists at the Boston Globe after calling them "the enemy of the people" made similar threats to the New York Times and National Football League, a prosecutor said on Monday.