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The new normal: How safe are beaches?

05/28/20 1:29 PM

People are hitting the beach as coronavirus restrictions start to ease and summer begins in the northern hemisphere, but access might be limited and public health officials still urge caution,...

Electric motorbike gives women in rural Zimbabwe a path out of poverty

05/28/20 10:34 AM

In the rural Zimbabwe district of Wedza, a new electric-powered motorcycle is helping bring income to poor women and easing the burden of looking after families.

Life imitates art as Russian group attracts mock-up masterpieces

05/28/20 10:28 AM

A Russian-language Facebook group that started off as a playful attempt by a group of friends to get through the coronavirus lockdown by recreating art masterpieces using everyday items has become an...

Looking in, looking out: world emerges from lockdown with mixed feelings

05/28/20 5:45 AM

As much of the world begins to emerge from lockdown, people are looking back at time spent cut off from friends, family and colleagues by the coronavirus and forward to what happens next.

Michelin-starred takeout: French chef Guy Savoy turns to lockdown deliveries

05/27/20 12:56 PM

It's not your typical takeout menu, even in Paris: raw trout in a sour cream followed by quail confit with a cauliflower and almond sauce. Then again, in normal times three-star Michelin chef Guy...

History in the making as Czech museum opens face mask exhibition

05/27/20 12:40 PM

In a sign that the coronavirus will one day be history, the Czech National Museum is opening an exhibition of face masks worn to protect against the infection.

Cameras roll again in Nollywood but Nigeria's cinemas still dark

05/27/20 11:19 AM

Nigeria's film industry is creeping back to work after lockdown, and one of the first productions to resume is a new television series about a highly infectious disease that has ravaged the world.

Coronavirus toll on Italy's elderly strains "nonni" safety net

05/27/20 2:05 AM

Paola Berardi, 70, and her husband Mauro have taken care of their two grandchildren every weekday for the past decade while their daughter went to work in a chemical company. Every summer, they...

South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

05/26/20 1:17 PM

The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way towards customers.

Dancing with disinfectant: China's nightclubs back in the groove

05/25/20 1:05 AM

Nightclubs in China have mostly come back to life as owners and customers feel increasingly comfortable the novel coronavirus epidemic is under control, but disinfectant, disposable cups and masks...

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