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Hayao Miyazaki saw it coming: “The future is clear. It’s going to fall apart.”
With locals slamming a multimillion pound station redevelopment plan many said ‘bleached’ them out of the site, the council is now looking to ‘co-design’ workshops to harness their knowledge.
Ballet dancers fight through pain to perfect their art, and are often seriously injured. Discover how ex-karate champion Patrick Rump is bringing revolutionary new techniques to the ballet stage.
Jason Griffin straps his right arm in bandages, preparing himself to grip the reins of a wildly bucking bronco. Tall, broad-shouldered, with a rough beard, he steps into his cowboy boots, fits a Stetson hat and heads out to meet his mount in the rodeo arena.
Griffin is a four-time world champion bareback bucking horse rider -- competing in a sport that began in the 19th century heyday of the Wild West.
It's no easy matter becoming a world class tennis player. It's even harder when everyone (really -- everyone) is calling you the "new Martina Hingis"..
Julius Francis -- 49-years-old, six-foot two-inches, weighing in at perhaps-slightly-more-than the 17stone 6½lbs he weighed at the peak of his fighting career -- sits down on a bar stool in south-east London, a mile or so from where he was born (Peckham), to share a few chapters on how he learnt that it’s vital to have heart
because life -- y’know -- it’s very...
She's got nerves of steel, golf talent beyond her tender years, and a precocious flair for eye-catching fashion: 11-year-old Lucy Li, the youngest qualifier in U.S. Women's Open history, looked entirely at home as she teed-off at Pinehurst No. 2.
Discover the 15 young DJs and producers who deserve to be huge.
After yet another difficult economic week, it is at last possible to report one small sign that the austerity years may be ending: spending on lunch is going back up to pre-crisis levels. Admittedly, the evidence is slender and specialised. It is
For any team boss deciding whether to give a shot to a female driver, the evidence is clear. In the 50 years since a woman first stepped behind the wheel of an F1 car, the sum total of their achievements is half a championship point.
Surely, say F1's top men, there's a reason why a woman can't race with the boys.
"When you win the World Cup, you start to become a legend -- for the people around the world, you are different."
For Fabio Cannavaro, this legendary status was hard earned.
National heroes don't always belong to one country. Just ask France's World Cup-winning star Patrick Vieira.
"I don't make any difference between France and Senegal -- I feel I am both countries," the football star tells CNN's Human to Hero series.
Class is in session at schools across Nigeria, where students are learning to shape eyebrows, smooth foundation, apply eye-shadow, and -- perhaps -- defy economic gloom to grasp a glamorous future.