The Chinese storyteller loved by millions

Shan Tianfang was loved across China for his emotional storytelling through the ancient art of pingshu.

Asian rivals eye ‘flawed’ Maldives poll

The island nation's Chinese-backed leader seeks another five-year term, with India watching closely.

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week

The woman accusing the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault agrees to testify against him next week.

Cinematic train wreck, “The Room”, is now on YouTube in its...

The Room has been ranked with Plan 9 From Outer Space as a strong contender for the “best” worst movie ever made — and it’s now available...

Sky: Comcast outbids Fox with £30bn bid for broadcaster

US cable giant wins rare blind auction process set by the UK's Takeover Panel with £30bn offer.

Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018

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Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly Ahvaz attack

Iran's supreme leader says "regional US puppets" were behind a gun assault in Ahvaz that killed 25.

Seven reasons not to trust Facebook to play cupid

This week Facebook has launched a major new product play, slotting an algorithmic dating service inside its walled garden as if that’s perfectly...

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.