Sunday, October 21, 2018

Taiwan’s stunning 106-year-old mountain railway

Chiayi, Taiwan (CNN) — As a red and cream-colored train chugs up the Alishan mountains of Taiwan, hikers and villagers stop and wave at the passengers on board. It feels like an adventure, harking...

Echte Schnapszahl: Edeka feiert 111 Jahre Edeka-Verbund, als großes Marketing-Event

er EDEKA-Verbund feiert Geburtstag – und alle Kunden sind herzlich eingeladen mitzufeiern. Im Jahr 1907 schlossen sich zahlreiche regionale Einkaufsgenossenschaften zu einem nationalen Verbund zusammen: die Geburtsstunde von EDEKA. 111 Jahre...

Monster iceberg’s pivot and turn

The monster Antarctic iceberg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. For 13 months after breaking away from the White Continent's long peninsula, the trillion-tonne block did little more than shuffle...

Elon Musk in new rant at Thai cave rescuer

Elon Musk has again attacked a British diver he has previously accused without evidence of being a child abuser. In an email to a reporter, Mr Musk said Vernon Unsworth - who...

Theranos: Scandal hit blood-testing firm to shut

Scandal-hit US blood-testing start-up Theranos is to formally dissolve, the firm's chief executive David Taylor has told shareholders in an email. Mr Taylor said Theranos had run "out of time" to secure...

Brest frisky dolphin sparks French swimming ban

A mayor on the north-west coast of France has ordered a halt to swimming and diving on local beaches because of potential risks from a rutting bottlenose dolphin. For weeks the dolphin,...

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges, says UN

A UN report has said top military figures in Myanmar must be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas. The report, based on hundreds of interviews,...

China’s most famous tree is in danger of being ‘loved to death’

Beijing is increasingly focused on environmental issues — a marked shift from its traditional growth-at-all-costs philosophy. HUANGSHAN, China — On one of the world’s most beautiful mountains stands one of China’s most...

Nazi collaborator Jakiw Palij is deported from U.S. to Germany

"I would never have received my visa if I told the truth. Everyone lied," the SS-trained guard told Justice Department investigators in 1993. MAINZ, Germany — The last known Nazi collaborator living...

Asia Argento denies sexual assault allegations, says Anthony Bourdain paid settlement to accuser

Asia Argento is denying all accusations of sexual assault levelled against her in a bombshell New York Times report, published Sunday. The report alleged that Argento, one of the most notable faces...

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Mothercare completes £30m fundraising as it shuts stores

Mothercare completes £30m fundraising as it shuts stores The embattled retailer is shutting stores in the UK. Mothercare has successfully completed a share issue (PA) Mothercare has...

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