• Australia knights Prince Philip

    Australia is awarding a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, a year after the honour was reintroduced by Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Mr Abbott said the Prince deserved Australia's highest honour for a "long life of service and dedication". Opposition politicians described the decision as out-of-step with the times.
  • Bulgaria seizes two million eels

    Customs officials in Bulgaria have seized two million live baby eels hidden in luggage. Two Chinese men arriving from Madrid were detained at Sofia airport for trying to smuggle the eels in eight containers. Officials said that the tiny eels, known as elvers, had been declared as food items. The European eel is classified as a critically endangered species and cannot be exported outside the region.
  • Exploring the Miss Universe Solar System

    In this episode of A Broad Abroad, on Yahoo Travel, Paula Froelich picks up some beauty tips from the Miss Universe contestants and tests their knowledge of the world with some crowd sourced questions from our very own A Broad Abroad fans.
  • Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

    Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68 the Hygeia Hospital in Athens has confirmed to the BBC. He was best known for his solo hits in the 1970s and 80s, including Forever and Ever, Goodbye and Quand je t'aime.
  • The Shake Shack Economy

    In 2004, when Danny Meyer opened a burger stand named Shake Shack in Madison Square Park, it didn't look like the foundation of a global empire.
  • 'Soldiers killed' in Ukraine clashes

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed fighting Russian-backed rebels in the east of the country over the past 24 hours, the military says. Ukraine said the troops were killed by shelling, mostly in the Luhansk region, that also left 24 soldiers injured.
  • Are These the Most Extreme Sports on the Planet?

    Hold on to your hats as Storyful takes a look at some of the most heart-stopping, jaw-dropping extreme sports ever conceived.
  • Stripping for change

    An all-women-of-color striptease troop, Brown Girls Burlesque, makes wide ranging political statements on everything from climate change to male chauvinism while taking their clothes off.
  • What Netflix and Starbucks Know About Cash Flow

    Netflix just announced its best quarter ever. Its subscriber count went up 13 million worldwide, and investors are enthused.
  • The Human Impact Of The Industrial Internet of Things

    Will digital technology be positive for workers and jobs?