- French auction house can only hope for a Banksy prank
As Banksy prints go on sale, Artcurial's Arnaud Oliveux said he would welcome Banksy's participation at auction. Angela Moore reports.
- Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a time
London's Royal Opera House opens up its doors to toddlers with the aim of opening up opera to a younger generation. Rough cut. (no reporter narration).
- Largest moon rock ever put up for auction goes on view
The six-piece lunar puzzle weighs 12 pounds (5 kilograms). Rough cut (no reporter narration)
- Baby black rhino takes wobbly first steps at Berlin zoo
Visitors at Germany's Berlin zoo welcome the arrival of a baby black rhino. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
- Buyer goes ahead with purchase of shredded Banksy painting
Collector who bid 1 million pounds for a Banksy painting goes ahead with the sale after the picture was cut to ribbons by a shredder. Rough cut. (no reporter narration)
- Europe's first southern koalas
Five of the animals arrive at their new home in England in a bid to help boost the numbers of the vulnerable marsupials. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
- Harvest fruits become an artist's paint in English village
An English artist uses pumpkins and squash to create a mural commemorating the centenary of Armistice Day. Rough cut. (no reporter narration).
- Harlem Globetrotter visits double amputee girl who lost prosthetics in California wildfires
Zeus McClurkin, a Globetrotter, plays basketball with Lilly Biagini in Arlington, Texas. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
- A sweet victory propels Australian bartender to world’s best.
An Australian bartender takes the title of World's Best Bartender after beating three finalists in Berlin. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
- Jet suit racing set to take flight in 2019
The British creator of the jet engine-powered suit that allows you to fly said he would launch a new racing series in 2019. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
- British royals reign over drought-stricken Australian town
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, arrived with the gift of much-needed rain and cheer on Wednesday for the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged …
- "World's largest book sale" comes to Middle East at giant hangar in Dubai
A gargantuan touring book sale that touts itself as the world's largest is making its first stop in the Middle East, filling a huge hangar in Dubai with stacks of 3 million discounted books, open …
- IT repairman seeks home for Apple collection, possibly world's largest
An Austrian computer repairman has amassed what he believes could be the world's biggest collection of old Apple computers, but it might all soon be destroyed unless someone can take it off his h …
- Egypt resumes restoration of historic al-Zahir Baybars mosque
Egypt has resumed the restoration of Cairo's monumental 13th century al-Zahir Baybars mosque, a sign that vital cultural work is finally getting back under way after seven years of political turm …
- Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees unite on basketball court
Twice a week refugees from Sudan and South Sudan gather in a church courtyard in Cairo to play basketball, unfazed by political differences at home.
- Northern Irish author Anna Burns' 'Milkman' wins Man Booker Prize
"Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel.
- In Indonesia, transgender women find haven in Islamic boarding school
Shinta Ratri, the matron of an Indonesian Islamic boarding school, corrects the pronunciation of a group of fellow Muslims as they chant the phrase "only one God" in Arabic and prepare to pr …
- "Holy Grail" of lizard species born in Prague Zoo
The Prague Zoo showcased five newly-born earless monitor lizards on Tuesday as part of a European breeding program aimed at boosting numbers of the nocturnal reptiles rarely observed in the wild.
- Royal sister-in-law Pippa Middleton gives birth to her first child
Pippa Middleton, younger sister of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to her first child, a boy.
- Australia embraces royal couple after pregnancy announcement
Crowds thronged the Sydney Opera House and the shores of the city's sparkling harbor on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, on their first public appearance in Austra …
- UK's Prince Harry and wife Meghan expecting first baby next year
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019, around a year after their glittering wedding injected Hollywood glamour into the British royal family.
- Meghan and Harry arrive in Australia for first overseas tour
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle landed in Australia on Monday a day before the official start of their first overseas tour as a married couple.
- Same-sex penguin couple incubate egg at Sydney aquarium
Two male penguins who built a nest together from ice pebbles at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium are now fostering an egg given them by aquarium staff who suspected they were more than friends.
- Israel crowns 93-year-old as 'Miss Holocaust Survivor'
A 93-year-old great-grandmother was crowned "Miss Holocaust Survivor" on Sunday in an annual Israeli beauty pageant designed to put a smile on women who endured the horrors of the Nazi genoc …
- Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine
Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable – turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African…
- Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter marries in Gatsbyesque splendor
Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain's second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch's granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksban …
- Maryse Conde wins alternative literature prize in absence of Nobel
Maryse Conde from the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe was awarded the New Academy Prize in Literature, created after the Swedish Academy postponed this year's literary Nobel as it sought …
- Hugh Hefner's trademark black pajamas to hit auction block
Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's trademark black silk pajamas and red smoking jacket are going up for sale as part of an auction of his belongings, including his complete set of Playboy magazines. …
- Buyer goes ahead with purchase of shredded Banksy painting
The woman who bid more than 1 million pounds for a painting by the mysterious British artist Banksy which shred itself into pieces at the moment of the sale has gone ahead with the purchase, auction.. …
- Liv Tyler, Robbie Williams among royal wedding celebrity guests
Hollywood stars Liv Tyler and Demi Moore and singer Robbie Williams were among the first celebrity guests to arrive at Britain's second royal wedding of the year on Friday to see Queen Elizabeth …