Unhappy locals reportedly say: 'Western cultures have invaded China'
Talks, at a luxury hotel in the neutral venue of Singapore, lasted less than an hour but were heavy with symbolism
News of the historic summit has gone down badly with opponents, who fear the meeting could be damaging for Tawanese democracy
The sperm whale's stomach contained plastic bags and fishing nets
Trick of nature creates spectacle
Emily Mei Yeh claims she was asked to undertake intelligence tasks she was not comfortable with
The islands have caused tension between the countries for some time
The young tourist was on St Kilda's pier in Melbourne when she was spotted falling into the cold water
Half a million 15-year-olds were tested in 65 countries - and we were 26th in maths and 23rd in reading
It can handle 45 million passengers a year, 30 per cent more than Terminal Five. It cost $1bn (£612m), just one-seventh the cost of the Heathrow project. And while T5 had been 20 years in the making, the bigger Terminal 3 at Shenzen took only five.
Philippines is profoundly vulnerable to both tropical tempests and seismic hyperactivity
Contrasting fortunes of Asian smartphone-makers indicates that success depends on wide product range
Storm changes course, avoiding Hong Kong but wreaking havoc in China’s Guangdong province
Hong Kong felt the full force of the year’s biggest typhoon last night as Typhoon Usagi made landfall east of the territory, with heavy rain and wind gusts up to 100 miles an hour.
A powerful typhoon has swept through the Luzon Strait separating the Philippines and Taiwan today, as heavy winds and rain continued to batter island communities and the storm headed straight for Hong Kong.