7 Biographical Vignette Books to Share This Holiday…

Reading Time: 8 minutesBiographical Vignette Books, Covers Belong to Respective PublishersBeginning with the publication of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, there has been an influx of biographical vignette books which introduce a host of famous…

Amazon deforestation worst in 10 years

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The government blamed illegal logging for the rise Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has hit its highest rate in a decade, according to official data. About 7,900 sq…

Germany charges former death-camp guard

Image copyright AFP Image caption Tens of thousands were killed at Mauthausen German prosecutors have charged a 95-year-old man with being an accessory to the deaths of tens of thousands of inmates at an Austrian…

Police fire tear gas at Paris protesters

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTear gas and water cannon fired on fuel price protesters by Paris policePolice in Paris have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating for…

US church-sanctuary migrant detained

Image copyright CBS Image caption Samuel Oliver-Bruno had been living in CityWell United Methodist Church in Durham An undocumented migrant has been detained after leaving a US church where he had been living in sanctuary…

Syed Modi International 2018: Sameer Verma strides into…

Defending champion Sameer Verma and three-time former champion Saina Nehwal strode confidently towards the finals of the Syed Modi International World Tour Super 300 badminton championships, but will have to subdue some quality second-string Indonesian…

“Cold Yoga” Is Having a Moment. Here’s What…

Cryotherapy helps reduce inflammation and remove toxins from the body. It’s a Monday afternoon and I’m freezing my rear off—willingly—in a metal tube that looks straight out of a science fiction movie. To make matters…

20 best affordable hotels in the eastern Caribbean

Caribbean map Guadeloupe Les Flamboyants Doubles from €53 room-onlyLes Flamboyants offers cheap and cheerful accommodation for the budget traveller – simply furnished self-catering apartments with en suite bathrooms and wifi. It’s a 10-minute walk from…