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Magical Messi ruins Guardiola homecoming

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Barcelona vs FC Bayern Muenchen at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on May 6, 2015. -- AFP

UK dealing rooms get set for hours of uncertainty

A bookmaker displays the latest odds for the United Kingdom general election outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Britain’s political leaders launched their final day of campaigning yesterday for the most unpredictable election in living memory, which could yield no clear winner and weeks of haggling over the next government.

The real fight of the century

Action movie star Donnie Yen (left) blocks a punch from former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson in Shanghai yesterday during a promotion for their upcoming movie Ip Man 3. Tyson plays a street fighter who runs an underground boxing ring and challenges the kung fu master played by Yen.

Storm hits Hamburg, killing man

A firefighter tries to cut a fallen tree on a car following a heavy storm in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday, where a 26-yearold man was fatally injured when he was hit by a roof swept off by gusts of wind. His pregnant partner was seriously injured.


Beijing steps up air quality control ahead of Olympics vote

China has scaled up air quality control in Beijing to make sure the capital's air pollution to be much improved by the time of the...


Investors in city’s FTZ to get access to foreign markets

A NEW scheme allowing Chinese people to invest in financial markets overseas will be launched this year at the Shanghai free trade...


China set to ease its price controls

CHINA will further lift controls on the prices of commodities and services, the National Development and Reform Commission said yesterday....


Japanese zoo rethinking 'Charlotte' for newborn monkey

A Japanese zoo said Thursday it is rethinking the name of a baby monkey after a public poll decided on "Charlotte", following complaints...


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Masters at theart of faking it

Masters at theart of faking it

The results are in of a battle that pitted London’s culture vultures against...

Opinion

Better financial linkages open rich vein of opportunities for Sino-Australian cooperation

FOREIGN VIEWSIt is not widely appreciated just how significant the finance sector is for a city like Sydney....

Entertainment and Culture

South African woman searches for clues to her Shanghai roots

Entertainment and Culture

TRACING her family tree, Sue Morrell Stewart found her roots in China’s first...

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Quality ends up on cutting room floor as filmmakers chase box office records

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YI Zhenxing’s movie career started by posting clips of himself online with a...

Biz Hub
BASF’s new plant to tap growing needs

BASF said yesterday that its new polymerization plant aims to serve its growing market in Asia-Pacific by strengthening...


Greece pays back US$222m to IMF

Cash-strapped Greece managed to make a 200-million-euro (US$222 million) repayment to the International Monetary...


Chengdu-Lodz rail link to add new stop

A cargo train route that links Chengdu with the Polish city of Lodz will add a new station in western Europe, it...


China set to ease its price controls

CHINA will further lift controls on the prices of commodities and services, the National Development and Reform...


Xiaomi aims to sell top model at US$484

XIAOMI Corp will sell its first high-end model at 2,999 yuan (US$484) next week as it wants to lower prices of...


Qihoo 360 picks Qiku for phones

QIHOO 360, China’s biggest online security firm, revealed yesterday that its coming new phones will be branded...

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Metro
Choppers to remain grounded

THE city’s transportation authority will solicit public opinion before it allows sightseeing helicopters back into...


Advanced therapy for cancer treatment

Shanghai will soon have China’s first — and the world’s third — center to use an advanced form of radiotherapy...


Polluting companies told to pay for waste treatment

ENVIRONMENTAL authorities are coming up with new policies in the city as they step up the fight against polluting...


2 jailed in food scandal

AN eatery owner who used industrial salt in dishes in Jiuting Town and a retailer who sold the salt to her were...


Meat items checked

SHANGHAI Food and Drug Administration checked 873 batches of meat and meat products in the first quarter with 41...


Restrictions in place on Line 2 stations

METRO Line 2 has introduced traffic-restricting measures at four key stations during rush hours. The restrictions...


Bradley to head jury

TWO-TIME Emmy Award winning British documentary filmmaker Richard Bradley will head the jury in the documentary...

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A Chinese man in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, has been detained after he beat up a female driver because her dangerous driving scared his wife and child. What do you think? Related story »



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Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton is being criticized on western social media for spraying

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Drivers of cars that don’t have Shanghai license plates now face being banned from the city’s

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National

TCM ingredient sellers forced to close

Seven market stores in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, have been closed down on suspicion...


Missing ‘boy’ returns home after 16 years

A man from northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has been reunited with his family after going missing...


Man sets fire on bus after poor payout

A 64-year-old man was detained in Beijing on Tuesday after starting a fire on a long-distance bus, police said...

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In line for authentic treats

A long queue at a Shanghai food outlet is a sure sign that authentic fare is on offer....


Milan Expo brings Italian community to the fore

EDITOR’S Note More than a quarter of the foreign residents in China live in Shanghai, with many of them calling...


Langham lounge takes chic to new heights

LOCATED on level 5 of the Langham in Xintiandi, XTD elevated is a luxury outdoor lounge and terrace that’s destined...

World

Germany busts anti-Islamic right-wing cell

German authorities conducted raids across the country yesterday, seizing explosives and arresting four people accused...


Watch out! Rolex blasts Italian leaders

Luxury watchmaker Rolex demanded an apology yesterday from Italy’s prime minister and interior minister for saying...


Obama names new top US commander

US President Barack Obama tapped a highly respected combat commander for the nation’s top military post, signaling...

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Grizzlies gore Warriors at home

Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies passes against Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their...


Buriram goes out despite 5-0 win over R&F

GAMBA Osaka beat Seongnam FC 2-1 yesterday to reach the AFC Champions League last 16 and dash the hopes of Buriram...


Ancelotti calls for Real patience

COACH Carlo Ancelotti said Real Madrid will need “patience” and the full support of the Bernabeu when it hosts...


Serena outlasts Azarenka

VICTORIA Azarenka double-faulted on match point and allowed Serena Williams to reach the Madrid Open quarterfinals...


Zhang’s gold medal reinstated on appeal

CHINESE women’s hammer thrower Zhang Wenxiu had her 2014 Asian Games gold medal reinstated yesterday after successfully...


Vonn brushes off Tiger split, targets gold

AMERICAN ski queen Lindsey Vonn ducked questions yesterday about her split from Tiger Woods and said she was firmly...


Suit filed against Pacquiao over injury

MANNY Pacquiao and his handlers have been hit with a lawsuit asking for damages for anyone who paid to watch his...


McCarthy loses more than hair in barbershop robbery

FORMER South Africa striker Benni McCarthy became a target for more than autograph hunters when he was robbed at...

Oddly Enough

Is this the world's smallest egg? UK girl spotted tiny egg smaller than a 5-pence piece

IT wouldn’t make much of a breakfast, but this tiny egg could give a schoolgirl and her pet hens a place in the...


New species of mushroom that looks like a man discovered by roadside in UK

A new species of mushroom that looks like a man has been discovered by the side of a road, Daily Mail reported....


Rare creature with 'Teddy Bear Face'

The Ili pika, a rare animal with a teddy bear face and bunny-like ears, finally has been found and photographed...


US couple gets married around the world, holds 38 weddings in 83 days

AMERICAN couple, Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard, have come up with the ultimate way to celebrate their love:...


US woman: Stomach pains led to surprise birth in shower

A woman stepped into the shower this week to help ease the discomfort of stomach pains. She emerged holding a newborn....



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