Inside Milan's crumbling Art Deco 'day hotel'

Before homes were installed with the running water, showers and bathtubs we today take for granted, even rich Italians visited public wash houses. In the country’s fashion capital Milan, this was, of course, done in…


World's first IQ test for dogs

British scientists have devised what is believed to be the first IQ test for dogs, using a series of obstacles to assess the intelligence of 68 working border collies. And given that dogs’ minds aren’t…


End for a Super Bowl legend?

But while the Broncos might have shone, this was no vintage showing from Manning who became the oldest starting quarterback in Super Bowl history. He was sacked five times and failed to throw a touchdown…


London stunt sparks panic

Story highlights A stunt bus explosion on a bridge over London’s River Thames sparked some panic The stunt was apparently for the new Jackie Chan movie called “The Foreigner” An iconic red double decker bus…


Protests in Europe target migrants

Calais is the French entrance to the Channel Tunnel leading to the United Kingdom, where many migrants want to end up. The “We are one” slogan did not include migrants. Rather, migrants were the target…


Vatican sex abuse survivor on leave

But Peter Saunders, an outspoken critic of the papal commission, responded: “I have not left and I’m not leaving.” A Vatican statement said the “direction and purpose” of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of…


5 skiers killed in Austrian avalanche

Story highlights Police: Those killed were among two groups of skiers from the Czech Republic who were in the area This comes a month after another Alps avalanche, in France, killed 2 students and a…