Big fat Indian wedding goes on a diet as slowdown bites
India's weddings are famously lavish -- lasting days and with hundreds if not thousands of guests -- but this season many families are cutting costs even if it risks their social standing. It's symptomatic of a sharp slowdown in the world's fifth-largest economy, with Indians spending less on everything from daily essentials to once-in-a-lifetime occasions.
Sony unveils electric car prototype at CES
Sony unveils an electric vehicle prototype named Vision S at the CES technology conference in Las Vegas. "This prototype embodies our contribution to the future of mobility and contains a variety of Sony's technologies," says Sony chief executive Kenichiro Yoshida.
Harry, Meghan quit royal front line in shock move
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan stunned the British monarchy on Wednesday by quitting as front-line members -- reportedly without first consulting Queen Elizabeth II. In a shock announcement, the couple said they would spend time in North America and rip up long-established relations with the press.