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CNBC anchor Oriel Morrison has swallowed her national pride, donning an All Blacks kit on air after losing a bet with NZ PM John Key.
Asian travel hotspots may be counting on an ever-growing horde of Chinese tourists for growth, but the weaker yuan may choke off the flow of travelers.
Virgin Australia has revealed its new business class cabin, which it claims features the longest, widest lie-flat beds available in domestic air travel.
In this week's "Trader Poll," we want to find out what you think millennials are betting their money on.
CNBC takes a look at the big stories you need to watch out for in the coming week.
A new study confirmed something researchers have suspected for decades: The stars that populate our universe are burning themselves out.
Fidel Castro once revealed some uncharacteristic financial regrets when seeking help for Cuba from a U.S. banker in 1980.
A group of UK architects hope to raise $2.89 billion to create a life-size replica of the Minas Tirith city, which featured in "Lord of the Rings".
Money and food: A tasty match made in heaven? A new generation of cooking enthusiasts have taken to blogging and some have cashed in as a result.
Jittery investors should look to eastern Europe — and Romania in particular — for a sanctuary from Chinese market volatility and Greek debt wrangling, analysts told CNBC.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov prompted a storm on social media after being filmed swearing at a press conference with Saudi Arabia.
Singapore is looking to transform itself into one of the planet's greenest places to live. Sustainable Energy takes a look.
Emirates has launched the world's longest non-stop flight, with a new service between Dubai to Panama City expected to take 17 hours and 35 minutes.
Never-before-seen images from Princess Diana and Prince Charles' wedding day show the couple along with the royal family inside Buckingham Palace.
A fireball ripped through the night sky above Tianjin, China, after a fire apparently caused a massive explosion at a flammable goods warehouse.
Even as the People's Bank of China weakened the yuan for the third day, doubts remained about Beijing's commitment to a freely-floating currency.
Like something out of a sci-fi movie, scientists have created a machine that's able to have babies. Sort of.
Chinese's surprise move to devalue the yuan, a looming Fed rate hike and weakening economies have created a perfect storm for Asian currencies.
The grimy windows and red bedroom lights are disappearing from South Korea's short-stay hotels as they move upmarket to lure younger guests.
Gold has dropped below its key support level near $1150, taking it to a new five-and-a-half-year low and setting the next support target near $980.