The Eiffel Tower, one of the most visited attractions in Paris - nay, the world - welcoming almost seven million visitors per year, opened 129 years ago today. Read on for some very fascinating facts.
Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of
DALLAS (Reuters) - The Texas prosecutor who won a murder conviction against a former mortician whose story inspired the 2011 film “Bernie,” asked on Monday to be recused from prosecuting the man’s re-sentencing,
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to media reports, could net him more than $40 million a year. Formula One - F1 - Malaysian Prix
Google has launched Cloud Console for Android, a new app for Android that lets developers manage their projects hosted on the company’s Cloud Platform from their mobile devices. Currently in beta, Cloud
Lloyds received £20.5 billion in state handouts between 2008 and 2009 following the credit crisis. In return, the government took a 43.4% ownership stake in the bank at the time. (As of 2015, the government
TravelFree Things to Do Think of Los Angeles and your mind likely defaults to surfer dudes, beach babes, or celebs donning the latest on the red carpet. All images aside, L.A. will still leave you awestruck.
Neil Patrick Harris's performance as Oscars host has divided opinion. Here are the most memorable jokes, ranked from worst to best Neil Patrick Harris's turn as host of the 2015 Oscars has caused plenty
The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free
Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary.
As an iPhone owner, I’ve been curious about Android Wear, Google’s smartwatch platform, from the get-go. The problem is Android Wear requires an Android smartphone to work, leaving everyone out to dry.
George Osborne takes stake below 24pc as it attempts to return bank to private ownership more than six years after bail-out. The Government has taken its holding in Lloyds below 24pc, with the bank on
When you can't eat another piece of braised meat, these winter salad ideas will inject a little lightness and brightness into your repertoire (thanks, citrus!). Every year about this time, a little voice
No broadcast. A mere 270 guests. The first Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood on May 16, 1929. The name Oscar was not used for another few years. Emil Jannings was the first Best Actor and Gaynor
The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.
A new book reveals how the cost of war, death duties and the burden of income tax forced many aristocratic families ot sell their stately homes after the First World War In May 1918, after thinking long
One of England's young mascots, six-year-old Harry Westlake, standing infront of captain Chris Robshaw, displayed plenty of heart and devotion to the Red Rose Unlike their footballing counterparts, it's