[PARIS] US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics or alcohol in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday.

THE FINISH LINE

THE fortunes of Russia - the lowest-ranked of the 32 teams competing at the 2018 World Cup - and the two-time champion Argentina could hardly be more contrasting.

IN 1568, Francesco I de' Medici, heir to the Grand Dukedom of Tuscany, commissioned a table designed by the artist, architect and writer Giorgio Vasari...

THE ChildAid charity concert is "more than just a kiddy show", and Singapore's leading singer-songwriter Dick Lee wants more teenagers to take the stage this year...

QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

WHEN Dr Mahathir became President of Malaysia for the second time, at the ripe age of 92 years, he demonstrated it is possible to continue working productively, as we enter our twilight years. Rather...

DISRUPTED

FOR the past many Saturdays, I have been spending time at the Grandstand, a mall on Turf Club Road that's perhaps only busy over the weekends. It is the place that parents take their children to...

GEAR HEAD

WHEN uttered, the word Porsche evokes images of rolling hills, an infinite ribbon of tarmac, and the unmistakeable sound of a roaring flat-six motor nestled deep inside a sleek, purposeful sports car...

[ZURICH] Lonely Planet has sparked a controversy in Switzerland by saying police there engage in racial profiling, and after complaints by the country's tourism board, the travel guidebook is...

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia, the only country that does not permit female motorists, will allow women to get behind the wheel for the first time in decades on Sunday.

[BUENOS AIRES] The party at the Buenos Aires fanzone fell flat as a crowd expecting a Messi-inspired Argentina World Cup revival could only watch in horror at as the nadir of Nizhny Novgorod unfolded.