Some 150,000 rare Himalayan goats whose wool is used to make Indian Kashmir's famed pashmina shawls are at risk of dying due to heavy snow blanketing the region, officials warned on Wednesday, February 6th.
French "sports chic" label Lacoste wowed the crowd with a ski-themed show Saturday February 2nd at New York fashion week, kicking off the 75th year of the little crocodile that conquered the United States.
Burkina Faso may be one of the poorest countries on the planet but some of its people are now getting ahead thanks to rising demand in the developed world for organically grown cotton and skin-saving shea butter.
Societe Generale laid out its defence ahead of a high-profile money laundering trial due to begin in Paris on Monday, which could put further pressure on the French bank as it grapples with the effects of a trading scandal.
The annual strutting of New York Fashion Week kicked off Friday February 1st in the red, with a bevy of actresses and other celebrities wearing the color as part of the Red Dress Campaign, to alert women to the dangers of heart disease.
Every time Vietnamese factory worker Nguyen Thi Ha goes to the supermarket, she finds that prices on the shelves have climbed, evidence of a country facing its highest inflation rate in more than a decade.