BP's spill woes mount

The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to haunt BP with the US Justice Department now accusing the British oil giant of “gross negligence and


Plug your energy leaks

Like water from a faulty tap, power leaks from all electronic devices – whether in use or not. The fact is a portion of our energy bill goes down the


Michelle Obama unwavering

Chicago-born, a lawyer with degrees from Princeton and Harvard, “mom-in-chief” of Malia and Sasha and the first African-American First Lady of the


George Michael back on tour

George Michael returns to the stage to resume his “Symphonica” tour, ten months after the gig had to be cancelled as he faced a life threatening lung


Saudi film charms Venice

“Wadjda” is not only one of the first films to come out of Saudi Arabia, even more significantly it is the first feature written and directed by a

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Airstrike on Aleppo

Syrian regime forces launch a deadly air strike on the residential area of Myasar in the rebel stronghold of Aleppo, the country’s largest city.


Driven to buy in Uzbekistan

With buyers literally fighting to get into showrooms and order its cars, General Motors in Uzbekistan is launching a new model. The Chevrolet


Seat switch for easyJet

There will be no more scrambling for seats as budget carrier easyJet said it will allocate specific places for passengers on its planes from