Reuters: Lifestyle

    'Found it!' New York button shop saves the day


    Since the 1960s, a narrow little New York shop has specialized in solving the fashion crises of customers who are desperate to find just the right button, a list that includes a U.S. first lady, a... ...

    Since the 1960s, a narrow little New York shop has specialized in solving the fashion crises of customers who are desperate to find just the right button, a list that includes a U.S. first lady, a...

    Labrador retriever fetches top U.S. dog breed honor for record 28th year


    The loyal and dependable Labrador Retriever hung on for the 28th year in a row to the title of America's most popular dog in 2018, the American Kennel Club said on Wednesday. ...

    The loyal and dependable Labrador Retriever hung on for the 28th year in a row to the title of America's most popular dog in 2018, the American Kennel Club said on Wednesday.

    Finland tops world's happiest countries list again: U.N. report


    Finland topped the ranking of the world's happiest countries for the second year in a row, with the Nordic countries taking the leading spots, an annual survey issued on Wednesday showed. ...

    Finland topped the ranking of the world's happiest countries for the second year in a row, with the Nordic countries taking the leading spots, an annual survey issued on Wednesday showed.

    'Sistine Chapel of the UK' re-opens in London after renovation


    An elaborate London hall, dubbed by some as the "Sistine Chapel of the UK" because of its baroque interior and ceiling, is re-opening its doors after a two-year conservation project. ...

    An elaborate London hall, dubbed by some as the "Sistine Chapel of the UK" because of its baroque interior and ceiling, is re-opening its doors after a two-year conservation project.

    Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway


    Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish. ...

    Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.

    Foreign buyers flock to Cape Town's booming art scene


    Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art scene in search of deals as diverse as an expressive oil painting by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from... ...

    Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art scene in search of deals as diverse as an expressive oil painting by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from...

    Baby Diana? Or little Arthur? Bets on for royal baby name


    What will Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan name their child? With the former actress in the last stage of her pregnancy, punters are having a flutter on the baby's gender, weight, date and... ...

    What will Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan name their child? With the former actress in the last stage of her pregnancy, punters are having a flutter on the baby's gender, weight, date and...

    Dragons, politicians go up in flames in Spain's fiery festival


    Valencia's Las Fallas festival lit up on the early hours of Wednesday the Mediterranean sky with fireworks and flames from blazing sculptures of all shapes and sizes - beautiful amazons, fairytale... ...

    Valencia's Las Fallas festival lit up on the early hours of Wednesday the Mediterranean sky with fireworks and flames from blazing sculptures of all shapes and sizes - beautiful amazons, fairytale...

    Queen, Duchess of Cambridge encounter robotic arm at London's King's College


    Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, opened a research center at King's College university in London on Tuesday and the duchess gave a tentative handshake to a robotic arm. ...

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, opened a research center at King's College university in London on Tuesday and the duchess gave a tentative handshake to a robotic arm.

    In Ivory Coast, organic chocolate made with a bicycle


    Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate. ...

    Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate.

    American fans eagerly expect Meghan and Harry's baby


    Fascination, pride and the best soap opera in the world have many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's first child. ...

    Fascination, pride and the best soap opera in the world have many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's first child.

    In St. Lucia, Britain's Prince Charles touts 'blue economy'


    On the first leg of his Caribbean tour, Britain's Prince Charles touted a "vital blue economy," built on sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, as part of the solution to climate... ...

    On the first leg of his Caribbean tour, Britain's Prince Charles touted a "vital blue economy," built on sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, as part of the solution to climate...

    Britain's biggest bronze statue crosses land and sea to reach new home


    Britain's largest bronze sculpture - a giant figure of a crouching woman - glided into its new home in the coastal city of Plymouth on Monday, bolted onto the back of a sea barge. ...

    Britain's largest bronze sculpture - a giant figure of a crouching woman - glided into its new home in the coastal city of Plymouth on Monday, bolted onto the back of a sea barge.

    Superfan Yamada dies with unfulfilled Tokyo 2020 dream


    Superfan Naotoshi Yamada, famous in Japan for having been to every Summer Games since 1964, has died aged 92 with an unfulfilled dream of watching the Olympics when it returns to Tokyo next year. ...

    Superfan Naotoshi Yamada, famous in Japan for having been to every Summer Games since 1964, has died aged 92 with an unfulfilled dream of watching the Olympics when it returns to Tokyo next year.

    It's not Brexit (yet), but is it art, asks new London show


    From Brexit-inspired art to newspaper front pages leading up to Britain's 2016 referendum on European Union membership, a new London exhibition takes a look at the vote that has divided the nation... ...

    From Brexit-inspired art to newspaper front pages leading up to Britain's 2016 referendum on European Union membership, a new London exhibition takes a look at the vote that has divided the nation...

    Double Dutch: Artist draws with both hands at once


    Some artists draw with their left hand and some with their right, but Dutch artist Rajacenna van Dam manages photo-like accuracy drawing with both simultaneously. ...

    Some artists draw with their left hand and some with their right, but Dutch artist Rajacenna van Dam manages photo-like accuracy drawing with both simultaneously.

    Polar bear cub makes Berlin zoo debut


    A polar bear cub took its first hesitant steps outside its enclosure at the Tierpark Berlin zoo on Friday, stumbling awkwardly into a rock-lined pool under the watchful gaze of her mother,... ...

    A polar bear cub took its first hesitant steps outside its enclosure at the Tierpark Berlin zoo on Friday, stumbling awkwardly into a rock-lined pool under the watchful gaze of her mother,...

    Hip hop best bet for a cheese that will please: Swiss study


    Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday. ...

    Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.

    'Ice is nice': Blind Thai teacher wins royal recognition


    Damkerng Mungthanya is a 26-year-old Thai who wakes up at 5 each morning for his mother to walk him to a train station for the commute into downtown Bangkok, where a student accompanies him to the... ...

    Damkerng Mungthanya is a 26-year-old Thai who wakes up at 5 each morning for his mother to walk him to a train station for the commute into downtown Bangkok, where a student accompanies him to the...