• Singapore pair 'tried to buy iPhones at airport without flying' - BBC News

    bbc.com 22 Sep '16, 5am

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Like most places Singapore saw queues for the new iPhone The launch of the latest iPhone last week saw the usual excited queues forming outside Apple shops. But two Singaporeans allegedly thought they had found a new way of queue jumping, and savi...

  • Taxidermy cat handbag up for auction in New Zealand - BBC News

    bbc.com 21 Sep '16, 7am

    Image copyright TradeMe/ClaireThird Image caption Tom the taxidermy cat was found dead on the side of the road before it was made into art Fancy owning a handbag made out of a dead ginger cat? The "glamour puss" bag, made of a stuffed cat, is up for auction on New Zealand auction site...

  • Taxidermy cat handbag sells at auction in New Zealand - BBC News

    bbc.com 21 Sep '16, 5pm

    Image copyright TradeMe/ClaireThird Image caption Tom the taxidermy cat was found dead on the side of the road before it was made into art Fancy owning a handbag made out of a dead ginger cat? The "glamour puss" bag was put on New Zealand auction site TradeMe with a starting price of ...

  • Singapore Airlines drops Airbus A380 plane - BBC News

    bbc.com 14 Sep '16, 3pm

    Singapore Airlines has decided not to keep the first A380 it leased, delivering a fresh setback for Airbus' super-jumbo plane. Singapore Airlines was the launch customer for the two-deck jet in 2007. The airline has decided not to renew the A380 plane when the ten-year contract expire...

  • Singapore Paralympians immortalised as Lego figurines - BBC News

    bbc.com 14 Sep '16, 6am

    Image copyright LEGO Image caption Everything is awesome, especially these new Lego figures of Singapore Paralympians Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh It is the ultimate Lego dream: two of Singapore's Paralympic medal winners have been immortalised as toy figurines. Swimmers Yip Pin Xiu, a...

  • BBC News - Ho Ching: Singapore PM's wife chooses $11 pouch for state visit

    Ho Ching: Singapore PM's wife chooses $11 pouch for state visit - BBC News

    bbc.com 05 Aug '16, 5pm

    Image copyright AP Image caption Ms Ho was seen carrying the blue and white dinosaur motif pouch at the arrival ceremony at the White House South Lawn A blue, dinosaur-printed pouch, carried by Ho Ching, the wife of Singapore's PM on a state visit to the White House, has stolen the li...

  • Rio 2016: Singapore delights as Schooling beats Phelps in 100m - BBC News

    Rio 2016: Singapore delights as Schooling beats Phelps in 100m - BBC News

    bbc.com 12 Aug '16, 6am

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joseph Schooling enjoys the taste of gold It isn't every day you come face to face with your childhood idol - and defeat him at the Olympics. Singapore's Joseph Schooling defeated decorated US Olympian Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly swimming...

  • Self-drive taxis to be tested in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.com 09 Aug '16, 4pm

    Singapore is gearing up to become the world's first "smart nation", with another deal to bring self-drive taxis to the city. The city authorities signed a deal with start-up nuTonomy to test autonomous vehicles in March. Now Delphi Automotive will also offer a small fleet of automated...

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