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16 years old and stuck in solitary confinement 23 hours a day because of coronavirus ->

John spent his 16th birthday the same way he's spent every day during the UK's Covid-19 lockdown — alone in a cell for 23 hours, with no visits, no internet and few phone calls. He is one of hundreds of children locked up in UK prisons, the forgotten casualties of Covid-19.

(Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:55:39 GMT)

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Are cell phone calls on airplane flights inevitable? ->

Ah, holiday travel. Between huge crowds and weather delays, flying during this time of year is hectic. Now close your eyes and imagine the entire scenario with one additional annoyance: Loud talkers yammering into their cell phones at 35,000 feet.

(Fri, 20 Dec 2019 19:54:02 GMT)

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'Hamlet' in the skies? The story behind Taiwan's newest airline ->

Debuting its first flights in January 2020, Taiwanese start-up STARLUX Airlines could be the first new player in 30 years to upend the island's duopoly aviation market.

(Wed, 18 Dec 2019 02:41:26 GMT)

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Copenhagen's new Metro is a thing of beauty ->

In Copenhagen, traffic is usually caused by the two-wheel variety of transportation: the bicycle.

(Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:27:01 GMT)

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The hotel designed for likes ->

(Mon, 23 Dec 2019 11:03:13 GMT)

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The best luxury bars in Budapest ->

(Fri, 20 Dec 2019 11:46:53 GMT)

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Budapest 's fine dining revolution ->

(Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:08:37 GMT)

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Luxury atop one of the world's tallest hotels ->

From traditional souks, mosques and UNESCO World Heritage sites, to futuristic skyscrapers, Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, offers an eclectic mix of old and new.

(Mon, 02 Sep 2019 14:23:18 GMT)

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They say he lived to be 168. Here's how ->

There are a number of destinations around the world famed for the longevity of their residents.

(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:03:55 GMT)

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This fire has been burning for 4,000 years ->

"This fire has burned 4,000 years and never stopped," says Aliyeva Rahila. "Even the rain coming here, snow, wind -- it never stops burning."

(Wed, 31 Oct 2018 13:29:54 GMT)

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Italy prepares to return to school ... with saws ->

Italy has beaten back a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic so far. But as the nation's children prepare to return to the classroom, many schools are taking matters into their own hands -- by chopping up the furniture.


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In the latest sign of Covid-19-related racism, Muslims are being blamed for England's coronavirus outbreaks ->

Coronavirus conspiracy theorists have spread baseless rumors online -- frequently targeting minorities -- since the beginning of the pandemic. In England the latest wave of vitriol criticizes Muslims, blaming them for spreading Covid-19.


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