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Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goalscorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit. France,...
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International film base to bolster Pudong's ties with culture industry

Pudong will build an international film base to shore up weak links in its cultural landscape, officials said yesterday.
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Nigerian singer releases song in defence of fake jerseys

A singer in Nigeria released a defiant song this week celebrating the country's fake World Cup jerseys and defending the right to wear them. The neon green and white zig-zag...
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Food, drug scandal details revealed

Details of the 2014 out-dated meat scandal in China that involved fast food giants McDonald's, KFC and Burger King had been revealed by Shanghai No. 3 Intermediate People's Court.
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Yunnan arts coming to city

Traditional skills of Yunnan Province are being showcased at Shanghai Great World from Thursday, featuring heritage skills and traditional artworks.
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From Russia with love... Brief stories from the World Cup

AFP Sport takes a look at some of the stories you may have missed at the World Cup: Not going home yet Germany's Sami Khedira gave a cool response to an attempt at provocation...
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Who's saying what at the World Cup

AFP Sport picks out some of the best quotes at the World Cup: "I believe Argentina will play against England in the final." -- David Beckham, who captained England to the...
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Belgium to 'go for throat' against Tunisia at World Cup

Belgium will "go for the throat" to kill off their World Cup tie against Tunisia early, defender Thomas Meunier promised Thursday, as they hope to pile pressure on England...
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Iceland will feel the heat in Volgograd: Nigeria coach Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says that his side are looking to turn up the heat on Iceland in a sweltering Volgograd on Friday as they bid to keep their World Cup campaign alive. The...
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Chongming wild bird poacher sentenced

A man who captured 37 wild birds, 35 of which are under protected status has been sentenced to six months, with a one-year reprieve.
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