For the 18th time, famous designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier and Stella McCartney have created Christmas trees for the French capital. "Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs" will be auctioned off and the proceeds donated to cancer research.
As India celebrates the Hindu festival of Diwali, marked by bursting firecrackers and lighting lamps, the ban on fireworks in Delhi has cast a dark shadow on traders. Some say it will take out fun from the festival.
A gay senator has opened the debate in Australia’s parliament on legislation to lift a ban on same-sex marriage. Boosted by a nationwide public vote, the first LGBT couples could get wed before Christmas.
The German Red Dot Design Award has become an international benchmark for the design industry. Since 1955, the organization has acknowledged hundreds of innovative ideas. Now the new winners were revealed.
The famous cathedral's "Dicker Pitter," the world's biggest free-swinging church bell, will stay under repair till next year, officials say. But when it does ring again, its sound should be much sweeter.
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