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UK students design 3-in-1 'wearable shelter' for Syrian refugees

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:06 PM

UK students have devised a three-in-one garment that quickly transforms from a jacket to a sleeping bag to a tent. They want their 'wearable shelters' to be distributed among refugees arriving in Europe.

Arts»

Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition opens in London

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:06 PM

He's known as one of the world's greatest artists. But Leonardo Da Vinci was also a designer, engineer and mathematician. His achievements in science are the focus of a new exhibition in London.

Fashion»

New York Fashion Week gets more social

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:05 PM

Fashion bloggers prepare to check out the new trends at New York Fashion Week: The Shows.

Arts»

Burj Khalifa featured in new Independence Day 2 trailer

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:05 PM

The world’s tallest building makes a cameo in new Independence Day 2 trailer.

Politics & Economics»

South Africa mining industry hit by job losses

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 1:02 PM

South Africa’s government says this year will be a tough one for its mining industry. Job losses are set to continue into the thousands, with plummeting commodity prices forcing mining houses to drive down costs.

Retail»

Thirst for coffee sparks supply worries

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 1:02 PM

Rising demand for premium coffee could mean supply shortages in the future. As Hayley Platt reports, figures from the International Coffee Organisation suggest overall coffee production is already lagging demand.

Culture & Society»

New dinosaur species offers evolutionary clues

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 1:02 PM

A recently found 200 million year old dinosaur found in Wales is offering vital clues to understanding the evolutionary change from the late Triassic to the early Jurassic Period.

Politics & Economics»

Algeria enacts reforms

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:23 PM

The Algerian government has passed a reform package to strengthen democracy with measures such as an independent electoral commission and recognition of the roles of women and youth in society.

Culture & Society»

Syrian refugees struggle to find work in Jordan

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:23 PM

King Abdullah of Jordan has warned that his country is at "boiling point" because of the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees. Many are educated and would like to work but are struggling to find employment.

Culture & Society»

Dragon dances, fireworks mark Lunar New Year

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:23 PM

Asian communities in China, Japan, Mexico and elsewhere ring in the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Monkey.

Technology»

LinkedIn's warning leads to stocks rise

Sunday, 7 February 2016 12:27 PM

LinkedIn forecasts current-quarter profit below forecasts; Stocks rise for second day.

Politics & Economics»

World condemns North Korean satellite launch

Sunday, 7 February 2016 12:26 PM

(Source: euronews YouTube channel)

Arts»

Lack of buyers may impact booming art industry

Sunday, 7 February 2016 12:25 PM

The market for works of art across the world is worth an estimated $70b.But the slowing global economy means the big spenders may soon be holding back.

StartUp»

Anjez in Abu Dhabi - From Startups to Starting Over

Sunday, 7 February 2016 12:25 PM

(Live Anjez YouTube channel)

Transport»

Video: Lightning strikes wing tip of Etihad Airways' Boeing 777

Sunday, 7 February 2016 10:07 AM

Video footage captures moment lightning struck Boeing 777-300ER on its approach to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport


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