Garcia stuns new No. 1 Halep to win in Beijing

Garcia stuns new No. 1 Halep to win in Beijing

Unseeded Caroline Garcia of France won her second title in as many weeks as she stunned new world number one Simona Halep in the closely fought final of the China Open yesterday.

Britain marks 200th anniversary of novelist Jane Austen's death

Britain marks 200th anniversary of novelist Jane Austen's death

Britain marked the 200th anniversary of novelist Jane Austen's death on Tuesday with a series of events, including the unveiling of a statue of the writer and the issue of new coins and banknotes.

Jane Austen faked her own marriage twice

Jane Austen faked her own marriage twice

British author Jane Austen, known the world over for her insightful take on 19th century society, created fake marriage documents with two separate men, archives have revealed.

We have a long way to go, says Qatar’s Carreno

We have a long way to go, says Qatar’s Carreno

Qatar coach Jose Daniel Carreno insisted his unbeaten team were “a long way” from reaching the 2018 World Cup finals as they flew to Bhutan for their latest Asian zone qualifier.

Korean oriental break dances to be showcased at Katara

Korean oriental break dances to be showcased at Katara

A group of 25 Korean performers will showcase oriental and contemporary break dances on October 9 at Katara – the Cultural Village...

Memorable InstaMeet

Memorable InstaMeet

As the 12th Worldwide InstaMeet was celebrated across the globe last weekend, the upbeat community of Instagrammers in Qatar, too, huddled at Souq Al Wakrah, ...

Queen of crime was master of toxic tales

Queen of crime was master of toxic tales

Throughout her prolific career, mystery author Agatha Christie killed off hundreds of characters by bullets, daggers, even a blow of the cleaver.

Mickelson: Game ready to complete grand slam

Mickelson: Game ready to complete grand slam

Phil Mickelson, after a stellar final round at the FedEx St. Jude Classic on Sunday, sounded excited about his chances of completing the career grand slam at the United States Open next week.

Doha set to host hundreds of  future swimming stars

Doha set to host hundreds of future swimming stars

The Youth Programme for the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) has attracted interest from 250 future stars of the swimming world and almost 150 of their coaches.

Activist calls for transparency in death row cases

Activist calls for transparency in death row cases

A Doha-based legal and rights activist has suggested that cases of expatriates sentenced to death in a foreign country...