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Guangzhou sees world’s highest rises in luxury home prices, surging 36pc in past year
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:43

Guangzhou, China’s third largest city, has seen a whopping 35.6 per cent increase in luxury property prices over the 12 months to June – t...

Melbourne named world's most livable city again in report
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:29

Melbourne, Australia, was named the world's most livable city for the seventh year in a row. Top News -

Huge Blobs of Fat and Trash Are Filling the World’s Sewers
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:29

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Revitalize the world’s countryside
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:44

A rural revival is needed to counter urbanization across the globe, say Yansui Liu and Yuheng Li.Nature 548 275 doi: 10.1038/548275a Nature News & Co...

Daily briefing: Trump rift with CEOs deepens, Irish border opposition, world’s best superyachts
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Donald Trump’s stance on who to blame for the violence in Charlottesville has shifted again. A defiant US p...

World’s largest data center to be built in Arctic Circle
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:32

A small town in Norway is about to move on from its mining roots. Europe News

World's largest volcanic range may lurk beneath Antarctic ice
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:13

West Antarctica's vast ice sheet conceals what may be the largest volcanic region on Earth, new research has revealed. All Top News -- ScienceDaily

Joy and heartbreak for China in 20km walk at worlds
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:42

Yang Jiayu won the women’s 20-kilometre walk at the IAAF world athletics championships on a day of joy and heartbreak of China as Hong Kong&rsqu...

Countdown to Formula Kite Worlds in Oman reaches 100-day landmark
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:26

The final countdown has begun to the biggest date in the kiteboarding calendar – the Formula Kite World Championships in Oman. For the rest of the ...

World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies in Israel
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 09:21

The world's oldest man, who survived the Holocaust and eventually moved to Israel, died this week in Haifa one month before his 114th birthday. World...

OpenAI bot remains undefeated against world’s greatest Dota 2 players
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 04:50

 Last night, OpenAI’s Dota 2 bot beat the world’s most celebrated professional players in one-on-one battles, showing just how advanc...

World's oldest man, Auschwitz survivor Yisrael Kristal dies
  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 01:14

Polish-born Yisrael Kristal survived two World Wars and Nazi camps before immigrating to Israel. BBC News - World

KL risks becoming world’s most unplanned city, says MP
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:16

Teresa Kok says it does not make sense to allow KL’s development to go on without a plan, after FT minister announces he will not approve KL City Dr...

World’s largest dinosaur ‘dwarfed T. rex,’ weighed as much as Boeing 737 – study
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:32

A dinosaur that walked the Earth 100 million years ago but wasn’t discovered until 2012 was actually the largest to ever exist, according to a new s...

Kanagawa firm claims world’s top-performing fidget spinner
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:35

A Kanagawa Prefecture company is claiming it has developed a fidget spinner that whirls longer than any rival on the market — 12 minutes and ......

Draws out for Worlds: Top seeds could play defending champion in first match
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:46

Men’s doubles top seeds Li Junhui / Liu Yuchen could face two-time defending champion Mohammad Ahsan in their very first match at the World Champion...

A new plan to consolidate France as the world’s top destination
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:30

In order to consolidate this position and reach the objective of receiving 100 million international tourists by 2020, the Prime Minister has put toge...

The Latest: Athletes at worlds become ill at official hotel
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 05:39

LONDON (AP) -- The Latest from the world track championships (all times local):... AP Top Sports News at 6:26 p.m. EDT

World’s first method for mass-producing platelets from iPS cells unveiled by Kyoto startup
  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:39

A Kyoto-based medical startup said Monday it has developed what it believes to be the world’s first method for mass-producing blood platelets fr...

'World's largest' construction factory opens at Forest City
  • Sun, 06 Aug 2017 14:47

COUNTRY Garden Pacificview, the master developer of Forest City and a joint venture between China's Country Garden and Malaysia's Esplanade ...

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