World’s oldest fossilized flower bud could solve Charles Darwin’s ‘abominable mystery’

World’s oldest fossilized flower bud could solve Charles Darwin’s ‘abominable mystery’: 130-million-year-old discovery suggests blossoming plants evolved tens of millions of years earlier than previously believed A 130-million-yeaer-old fossilized flower bud  has been discovered in China The flower bud is the oldest known on record and could solve  Charles Darwin’s ‘abominable mystery’ Darwin was puzzled how … Read more

Co-op are using cameras made by Chinese state-owned company ‘to track its shoppers’ 

Co-op supermarkets are using facial recognition cameras made by a Chinese state-owned company to track its shoppers, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The ethical food retailer is using Hikvision’s live facial recognition technology to monitor customers. Hikvision cameras have been listed as a national security threat in the US while the UK’s Ministry of … Read more

Furious bridezilla destroys 32 wedding dresses worth £8,000 at Chinese bridal salon in deposit row 

Furious bridezilla goes on the rampage with a pair of scissors destroying 32 wedding dresses worth £8,000 at Chinese bridal salon in deposit row The incensed customer was filmed ripping through the dresses on January 9 It came after the salon in Chongqing allegedly refused to return a £400 deposit The woman booked a wedding … Read more

Judge orders Chinese broadcaster to pay the Premier League £157million

Judge orders Chinese broadcaster to pay the Premier League £157m after top-flight bosses demanded fees owed following TV deal termination in September 2020 A Chinese broadcaster has been ordered to pay the Premier League £157m  England’s top-flight terminated their TV deal with PPLive Sports in 2020  Premier League bosses have been pursuing money owed totalling … Read more

Giant panda Meng Lan breaks out of his enclosure in front of visitors at Beijing Zoo [Video]

Panda-monium: Giant panda Meng Lan breaks out of his enclosure in front of visitors at Beijing Zoo Meng Lan was born in July 2015 at Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base, China He was transferred in September 2017 after the breeding centre mistreated him Zookeepers lured six-year-old Meng Lan back to his enclosure using food By … Read more

Biden touts ‘lynchpin’ alliance with Southeast Asian leaders and hints at trip to region

Biden touts ‘lynchpin’ alliance with Southeast Asian leaders as China threat to Taiwan looms – and hints at future trip to the region to show support President Joe Biden hinted at an in-person visit to the Southeast Asian region in his address to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations United States looks to counter the … Read more

Ferris wheel collapses while being built in Chinese city as rescuers use crane to save worker

The terrifying moment a huge ferris wheel collapses while being built in Chinese city – but miraculously NO ONE is hurt The wheel was under construction in Fuzhou City, East China’s Fujian Province  The collapse occurred at around 2.40pm on Monday with no casualties reported The amusement ride was allegedly being constructed by Longfor Properties … Read more