Chinese currency

Fake high-street bank cons Chinese customers out of £20m

One-Minute Read Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:52

Bogus bank, made to look like a state-run operation, promised customers 2 per cent interest a week on savings

Passengers on a plane

First-time flier opens plane's emergency exit 'for fresh air'

One-Minute Read Thu 18 Dec, AT 16:04

Airline says the passenger will not be fined for the dangerous mistake as he was not acting maliciously

police clashing with protesters in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: police adopt tough tactics as protests escalate

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Dec, AT 09:34

Injuries and arrests on the streets of Hong Kong with both sides taking a tougher line

Chinese man experiences the pain of childbirth

Chinese men experience the pain of childbirth – video

Video Fri 21 Nov, AT 14:51

'It felt like my heart and lungs were being ripped apart', cried one soon-to-be father after receiving electric shocks

Chick Chick: is this the strangest song of 2014? - video

Video Mon 17 Nov, AT 14:24

Chinese pop song Chick Chick, which features bikini-clad chickens, could be the new Gangnam Style

Chinese officials ‘bought corpses’ to meet cremation quota

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Nov, AT 13:11

Quotas were introduced to preserve land for farming and development, but have angered local residents

Anonymous - Megaupload revenge attack

Anonymous threatens China over Hong Kong protests

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Oct, AT 13:15

Hacktivists say they will wage war on China for its 'inhumane actions' by leaking thousands of sensitive documents

Opium poppy

Noodles laced with opium 'to encourage return visits'

One-Minute Read Fri 26 Sep, AT 13:09

Restaurant owner hoped crushed poppy shells would leave diners addicted to his food

Texting

China introduces e-lanes for texting pedestrians

One-Minute Read Mon 15 Sep, AT 15:50

But the city's attempt to reduce injuries caused by smartphone 'zombies' seems to be having the opposite effect

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