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Bat meat still popular in parts of Indonesia, despite coronavirus fears

Bat meat is still popular in some parts of Indonesia, despite research suggesting the coronavirus spreading from China might have originated in bats before...

Multilingual robot waitress serves up fries in Afghan capital

In downtown Kabul, a robotic waitress named "Timea" rolls across a restaurant to serve a pizza and fries to a customer. Zahra Barakzai, 30, cheerfully...

Scotch whisky exports at record high despite US tariffs

The value of Scotch whisky exports rose to a record high last year, backed by booming sales in countries such as Taiwan and India, which...

Liverpool ‘Beatles pub’ gets top architectural listing

It's a Liverpool institution that was a favourite hangout of The Beatles. Now, the Philharmonic Dining Rooms has become the first Victorian-era English pub...

Oscars party menu goes (almost) vegan

Organizers have touted plans to go mostly vegan at this year's Oscars party but celebrities need not fear -- there will still...

French nipping at Scottish heels in whisky market

They are known the world over for producing some of the best wines in the world: now the French have set their sights on...

World’s most expensive whiskies go up for sale

Some of the world's rarest and most expensive whiskies went on sale on Friday in an online auction of a private collection amassed by...

Cyprus wins back UK halloumi trademark

Cyprus has regained the trademark rights in Britain to its renowned white cheese halloumi after an official blunder saw it lose its brand protection...
El Chapo beer

Drink like a Mexican kingpin: ‘El Chapo’ beer launched by daughter

Have a cold one, have an "El Chapo" beer. That's the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to...

Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

Rashmi Sahijwala never expected to start working at the age of 59, let alone join India's gig economy -- now she is part of an...