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Lotto $30m prize won by syndicate of 10 lucky ladies: Winner Tina speaks out
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:38

"The cream, the cake and the icing" is how one of 10 lucky Lotto winners described their $ 30 million prize.Winner Tina, who only wants to be known b...

Generation rent? Not in China’s capital, where owning a home is still the ultimate prize
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:44

Authorities in China’s capital of Beijing are trying to get people to rent homes as part of their efforts to keep surging property prices in che...

Japanese win Ig Nobel Prize for finding insect with sex-reversed genitals
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:25

A team of Japanese and other researchers won this year's Ig Nobel Biology Prize on Thursday for discovering an insect with sex-reversed genitals. (Ji...

Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:21

Former Drake collaborator Sampha wins the £25,000 prize for his intimate and soulful album, Process. BBC News - Africa

Halifax violinist wins classical music's largest Canadian prize
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:25

Billed as the biggest prize in Canada for classical music, the award was created in honour of the late Jean-Pierre Goyer, a former federal cabinet min...

Del Toro's fairy tale wins top prize at Venice Film Festival
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 09:12

VENICE (Reuters) - Mexican director Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water", a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with ...

Nobel institute: Myanmar leader can't be stripped of prize
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:42

A Muslim man displays a defaced poster of Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims o...

M'sian writers call for withdrawal of Nobel prize from Suu Kyi
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 05:14

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federation of National Writers Association of Malaysia (Gapena) and a coalition of 22 groups have urged for Myanmar State Counsellor...

PokerStars to Restrict Satellite Winners to One Prize Package Per Live Event
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 22:32

PokerStars has made yet another significant change to its online poker room policies, eliminating the ability for players to earn multiple seats into ...

China’s top climate change negotiator Xie Zhenhua to receive HK$20 million Hong Kong prize
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:42

China’s top climate change negotiator will be given a HK$ 20 million Hong Kong prize for his contributions to global civilisation. Xie Zhenhua,...

Franco-American Lectureship Prize : A joint endeavour between ACS and the French Chemical Society (SCF)
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:31

Sommaire ACS/SCF Franco-American Lectureship Prize ACS/SCF Franco-American Lectureship Prize About the Award : In 2016, American Chemical Society (AC...

Book prize announced at festival
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:12

The James Tait Black Prize is to be shared by an Irish and a Scottish writer. BBC News - Scotland

PGA Championship purse 2017: $1.89 million in prize money awaits winner
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:46

There’s a lot of cash on the line at Quail Hollow. Whoever wins the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow gets two things: his name inscribed on the Wana...

Live: Aussie esports gun goes for $US24m prize
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 00:37

SYDNEY’s Damien ‘kpii’ Chok could produce the biggest moment in Australian esports history this morning when his team Newbee competes in the Gra...

Ava DuVernay Selected to Receive Directing Prize at Britannia Awards
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:07

Of the honoree, Kieran Breen, chairman of BAFTA Los Angeles, said: "She has brought together talents from the U.S. and U.K. for her projects and succe...

‘I cannot wait for my prize’
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 14:55

A US man who was convicted of attempted rape in 2013 had written journal entries describing the crime in explicit detail, police said. World News | n...

Man Booker Prize: Arundhati Roy comeback novel on longlist
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 07:54

The Indian author's second novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is one of 13 titles in contention. BBC News - Asia

Woman in east China ‘steals’ prize orchid worth US$3 million
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:09

A woman caused panic at a garden centre in eastern China recently when instead of leaving with the plant she’d paid for, she walked away with a ...

British grandad John Hesp eyes World Series of Poker $8m prize
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:16

The semi-retired businessman usually plays in £10 entry tournaments in his local casino in Hull. BBC News - England

Southend mother rejects 'school attendance prize'
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:55

Rachel Wright rejects her son's award because he should not be "rewarded for luck". BBC News - Education & Family

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