China launches its longest-ever crewed mission for space station construction

China on Saturday launched the crewed spaceship Shenzhou-13, sending three astronauts to its space station core module Tianhe for a six-month mission. The spacecraft, atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest…

SJA British Sports Journalism Awards: Digital Publisher for 2020

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool smiles during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on August 28, 2021 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe/Getty ImagesMo Salah might be…

Black jewelers take center stage at groundbreaking exhibition

hen Lorraine West told her mother about a new exhibition celebrating the work of Black jewelers, she burst into tears over the phone.West, a jeweler for more than 20 years, said she doesn't normally "get emotional" when it comes to…

The young American couturier creating Surrealist fashion for the modern era

or those who need convincing that fashion is a form of art, Daniel Roseberry's designs for Maison Schiaparelli offer a persuasive argument.Take, for example, one look from his most recent haute couture collection: from a wool crepe dress extend two…

How are you feeling about attending the Met Gala and walking the red carpet tonight? Are you nervous?

I’m not going to even lie to you — I’m very nervous! This is fashion’s biggest night, honey, and ya girl has to be right and right! More than nervous though, I’m very excited! Things like this don’t happen every…

What was the vision for your hair and makeup?

Symone: I wanted the makeup to be simple gold glamour to complement, but not overshadow, the dress. A lot of work went into making the dress, so I didn’t want to take away from that. For hair, I wanted classic…

Thousands protest as Italy's Covid pass becomes mandatory for workers

Dockers and other workers gather for a protest in the port of Trieste on October 15, 2021 as new Green Pass requirements come into force.A mandate for all workers in Italy to show a government-issued Covid-19 pass came into force…

Guarding relics easier than keeping staff

The Yulin Caves in Guazhou, Gansu province, have been under State protection since 1961. PHOTO/XINHUA Despite more visitors and better research and infrastructure, some problems at Yulin Caves still hard to solve In Northwest China's Gobi Desert today, there's little…

College entrepreneurs, innovators get guideline boost

China will provide greater policy support for college students pursuing careers in innovation and entrepreneurship to ensure that graduates enjoy fuller and higher-quality employment, according to a new guideline. Issued by the General Office of the State Council, China's Cabinet,…

Kunming Declaration adopted at COP15

Photo taken on Oct 12, 2021 shows the leaders' summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) held in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan province. [Photo/Xinhua] Parties to the United Nations…