Possibly to illustrate the point that “Britain’s role in the world” is very much a work in progress these days, David Cameron made a speech about it on a building site.
Although the 100m sprinter will not stop talking
Fears over proposed refinery in southern city of Kunming attracts thousands of protesters
Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian, who died on 27 April aged 96, revived the Catholic church in Shanghai after years of Maoist persecution. His death leaves one of China's largest and wealthiest dioceses deeply unsettled, riven by tensions generated by the Communist Party's insistence on tightly controlling all organised religions.
Lawyers at global firm Hogan Lovells's Shanghai office have been told to be there by 9.15am – or else
China says it will seek a higher "quality and efficiency" of growth next year, signaling new leaders may accept a reduced pace of expansion in exchange for a more sustainable model.
Where to go and what to know
Didier Drogba was being linked with a sensational return to Chelsea today after Fifa confirmed the Shanghai Shenhua striker had asked their permission to join another club on loan outside the transfer window.
World No 1 heads strong field in Shanghai this week looking to cement his lead in Race to Dubai
Waking up in the super-sleek bed in my room at The Waterhouse (1-3 Maojiayuan Road; 00 86 21 6080 2988; waterhouseshanghai.com) leaves me delightedly confused – the last time I awoke in Shanghai I was in a grotty hostel. This time around, we're poshing out at the minimalist boutique hotel in the up-and-coming Cool Docks – a refurbished part of Shanghai's South Bund.
Andy Murray wasted five championship points as Novak Djokovic gained revenge for his US Open final defeat with a thrilling triumph at the Shanghai Masters.
Andy Murray made short work of Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Shanghai Masters today, advancing to the last eight in under an hour.
DreamWorks Animation and Chinese partners announced plans today to co-produce the next Kung Fu Panda movie and develop an entertainment district in Shanghai, expanding Hollywood's fast-growing ties to China.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed his interest in Brazil international Lucas Moura.
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has dismissed media speculation linking Didier Drogba with a move to the Catalan giants.
Alexander Dale Oen, Norway's first swimming world champion and favourite to win gold at this summer's Olympics, was yesterday found dead at a training camp in Arizona aged just 26. He is believed to have died from a cardiac arrest.