(MENAFN - AFP) At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, start-up artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry.
The 10-acre (four-hectare) site in the heart of the Staffordshire city in central England whose name worldwide is synonymous with pottery has become a creative hub that ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Inside a Salvadaron prison Francisco Lopez teaches fellow ex-gang members how to make paper figurines, as part of a program designed to reinsert them into society once they are released.
He is one of 460 inmates in El Salvador who have left one of the country's most vicious gangs, in a nation that along with neighboring Guatemala and Honduras makes up the "Northern ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with PSA chief executive Carlos Tavares to discuss its plans to take over the European arm of General Motors, which includes Britain's Vauxhall cars, her office said Saturday.
"We have received a meeting request. The meeting will take place, in principle, subject to diary availability," a Downing Street spokesman told AFP.
(MENAFN - AFP) Hussein Chalayan returned to the London catwalk on Saturday for the first time in 16 years, with relaxed but structured tailoring inspired by Greek folk culture -- and an explosion of glitter.
Models took to the stage at Sadler's Wells theatre in a collection featuring loose-fitting dresses, shirts with built-in waistcoats, and carrot-shaped trousers with wrap ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Handcuffed and bound with ropes, the heir of electronics giant Samsung appeared for questioning Saturday over his alleged involvement in the corruption scandal currently engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-Hye.
Among other allegations, Lee is accused of paying nearly $40 million in bribes to a confidante of the impeached president to secure policy favours.