• How much money do people need to be happy?

    Take three people. All are unmarried, 33-year-old women who live in the United States. One makes an annual salary of $40,000, another makes $120,000, and the third makes $200,000. Who do you think is the happiest? According to a recent released study (paywall) in the burgeoning field of happiness research, the two higher-earning women are…

  • Execution abandoned after death row prisoner 'repeatedly jabbed' by officials doing lethal injection

    An attempted execution in Alabama was halted after medical personnel repeatedly jabbed the death row inmate in the ankles, lower legs and groin but failed to find a usable vein, according to a court filing by his lawyer. The dramatic night began with a temporary stay of execution at around 6pm local time - lifted by the US Supreme Court just three hours later - and ended in confusion as 61-year-old Doyle Lee Hamm was returned to his cell shortly before midnight on Thursday. Lawyer Bernard Harcourt, who has represented Hamm for 28 years, said he was seeking information about what happened during the attempted execution.

  • Malaysian PM sparks national uproar after switching from rice to quinoa

    The Prime Minister of Malaysia has sparked national uproar after revealing he prefers quinoa to rice. Najib Razak, who is running for re-election later this year amid allegations of corruption, said he switched to the grain as part of a new diet. Mr Najib was already under scrutiny because of a US Justice $4.5 billion kleptocracy investigation involving a Malaysian government investment fund and his luxury lifestyle, at a time of rising living costs.

  • Dimitrov becomes top seed and top draw as Federer skips Dubai

    With the withdrawal of Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov will be thrust into the favourite's role when the Dubai Championships start on Monday. The Bulgarian is ranked No. 4 in the world and won the season-ending ATP Finals in November, but he lost to Federer in the Rotterdam final a week ago, at the end of a tournament in which the 36-year-old Swiss regained the No. 1 ranking. Tournament officials waited hopefully all week for Federer, but he finally decided to skip the event.

  • Seller at D’Chateau @ Shelford suffers loss of $1.22 million

    The most profitable deal in the week of Feb 6 to 13 was the sale of a 2,239 sq ft, four-bedder at Bayshore Park, which is located opposite East Coast Park. A 2,239 sq ft, four-bedder at Bayshore Park fetched a $1.27 million (137%) profit on Feb 7. All eight transactions at the 99-year leasehold Bayshore Park so far this year have been profitable, as revealed from the matching of URA caveat data.

  • This Is How Chrissy Teigen Styles Combat Boots

    When we’re searching for outfit inspiration, Chrissy Teigen is our go-to girl. Her off-duty style is consistently versatile and wearable, meaning she serves up looks we can actually pull off. She’s a busy mom after all, so you know she’s a pro at choosing an ensemble that’s practical and chic, as exemplified by her latest look. Taking baby Luna out for a stroll in New York City, the pregnant star donned an adorable green polka-dot midi dress topped with a leather moto jacket, accessorized with a tasseled bag and combat boots-the of-the-moment shoes fashion girls are obsessed with right now. We love the combination of a feminine piece and tough, edgy accents that’s altogether easy, comfortable and put-together. And it’s pretty perfect to wear right now as we transition into spring. Shop Chrissy’s outfit ahead with our favorite affordable picks.

  • Actor Richard E. Grant taken to hospital after being hit by metal bar

    Actor Richard E. Grant taken to hospital after being hit by metal bar