What if we could drown out the ambient noise and make an effort to hear ourselves think? Our bodies could benefit just as much as our minds.
People all over the world have taken part in a cleanup campaign to raise awareness of the negative impact posed by plastic waste and other types of litter.
“Modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible," the brand said in a statement.
China appears set to scrap the limit of two children per couple policy in a bid to deal with an ageing population.
According to the latest British Social Attitudes survey released, only 7% of respondents believe mothers of pre-school children (under the age of five) should work full-time.
The French president has vowed to push on despite polls showing him losing support among working-class voters.
President Macron gives a dressing-down over manners to an embarrassed teenager who greeted the French leader by calling him "Manu"
Here's a roundup of some of the brightest stories from the week to cheer up your Friday:
Bulgaria is estimated to shrink the most over the coming decades, but a host of other countries in eastern Europe are also in the firing line: Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine, Croatia, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Poland and Hungary.
Their daughter has criticised the timing of the move, but the care home say they’d be breaking the law if they allowed Herbert Goodine, 91, to stay with his 89-year-old wife, Audrey.
An SOS message sent out by the San Juan says floodwater provoked a short-circuit and fire, a TV station claims.
Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc decided to embark on a quest to seek out the most beautiful women in the world.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Romania to protest a plan to overhaul the justice system.
An evergreen tree from Wisconsin was delivered by horse-drawn carriage to the White House in Washington, D.C.
Don’t underestimate the power of continued, small actions to change your community.
More bodies have been recovered following flash floods near Athens.
Greece’s health ministry has now confirmed at least 15 dead.
Technology being piloted in Australia will require users to send the images to themselves via messenger
Texas gunman's troubled background is focus for investigators following church massacre.
Gunman walks into church and opens fire on the congregation in a small town in Texas
Tens of thousands of people gather in Mexico City for its annual zombie walk.
Doused in fake blood, wearing torn clothing and masks, the ‘zombies’
Some surveys suggest that more than half of people in Spain are in favour of a mutually agreed referendum.
Three people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart store in Thornton, Colorado on Wednesday.
A man who knows Saipov states Islam "rejects these kinds of actions"
A new global ranking has measured the power of passports in terms of visa-free access around the world
A British adventurer has come back to Earth after drifting ten kilometres across the South African savannah in a camping chair attached to 100 balloons
Police special forces have detained a suspect