A man from China has set a rather unenviable new world record - by covering himself in more than 1.1 million bees, weighing 17st.Read the full story ›
A fire at a care home in China has left 38 people dead, according to state media.Read the full story ›
A courageous crane who became trapped in a tigers' pen managed to fight off two of the big cats who were eyeing him up as an afternoon snackRead the full story ›
Three Chinese professors are among six people charged with economic espionage and stealing trade secrets to benefit universities and companies on behalf of the Chinese government, the US Department of Justice said.
The Chinese professors were affiliated with Tianjin University, the department said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has spoken spoke at the start of a two-day China tour dominated by deepening security concern about China's maritime ambitions in the South China Sea. China's rapid reclamation effort around seven reefs in the Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea has alarmed claimants such as the Philippines and Vietnam.
US Secretary of State urged China to take action to reduce tension in the South China Sea and expressed concern about the pace and scope of Beijing's land reclamation in the disputed area. John Kerry, speaking at a joint news conference with China's foreign minister, Wang Yi, said China and the United States were committed to finalising a deal that would block paths for Iran to obtain material nuclear fusion capabilities.
A billionaire boss has given 6,400 of his best salespeople a holiday that started in Paris and ended with a parade on France's Cote d'Azur.Read the full story ›
A pair of urban explorers have scaled a dizzying 660m skyscraper in China without the aid of any safety equipment.Read the full story ›