Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:31
US unemployment falls to 48-year low in September
The US jobless rate tumbled in September to its lowest level since December 1969, even as job creation slowed, likely due in part to Hurricane Florence, the government reported Friday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:44
Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas
A woman and her baby were killed when a tree fell on their house and several more storm-related deaths were reported Friday as Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas, dousing the eastern United States with torrential rain.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:30
US coast battered by wind, rain as Hurricane Florence closes in
Wilmington, United States - Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas early Friday with howling winds, life-threatening storm surges and torrential rains as it edged closer to the coast in what officials warned is a "once in a lifetime" event.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:16
'Catastrophic' Florence buffets US east coast
The outer edge of Hurricane Florence began buffeting the Carolinas with wind and rain on Thursday as forecasters warned the monster storm would trigger life-threatening flooding as it assaults the US east coast.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:54
Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
More than a million people were ordered Monday to evacuate the path of Hurricane Florence as the powerful Category 4 storm packing winds of 140 miles (220 kilometers) per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:20
Michelangelo crucifix gets pride of place in Florence
A wooden crucifix sculpted by Michelangelo at 18 has been restored to pride of place in Florence's Santo Spirito, the church the Renaissance master had created it for.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:30
G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking
FLORENCE, Italy - Culture ministers of the Group of Seven industrialised countries meeting in Florence urged all nations Thursday to adopt strong measures to fight the destruction and trafficking of cultural treasures.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:00
Florence aflutter over Ai Weiwei
The Chinese artist covers a cherished landmark in ‘refugee dinghies’
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 01:00
Mewar Spring Festival
Udaipur’s Mewar Spring Festival is celebrated to welcome the advent of spring and coincides with the Gangaur festival.
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 01:00
The flavours of Florence find their way to a new restaurant on the edge of a golf course
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 01:00
Art, every other year
From Singapore to Florence, eight Biennales await in 2015
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00
Fashion as art
The Gucci Museo in Florence pays tribute to its founding father as well as the city's own craftsmen
Sat, 05 Nov 2011 00:00
The pride of Florence
Antinori wines show their style in a Bangkok tasting