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  Newsmakers   14 May 2018

Newsmakers, 14 May 2018

Australian breaks world record with Mt Everest summit

Steve Plain conquered Everest 117 days after he reached Antartica's highest peak Mount Vinson breaking previous summit record by nine days.

14 May 2018 4:53 PM

Chinese double amputee finally summits Everest, decades after first bid

Xia Boyu, 69, summited Everest early Monday on his fifth attempt to reach the top of the 8,848-metre mountain.

14 May 2018 4:50 PM

Change already happening, says Salma Hayek after Cannes protest

A day after joining more than 80 women protest at Cannes, the actress said that change for women in Hollywood already is happening.

14 May 2018 12:03 PM

8 Sherpas summit Mt Everest in a first for the season

Expedition Operator Association Nepal has assigned HGN to fix the ropes on Mt Everest this season, it said.

14 May 2018 10:47 AM

Chef Heston Blumenthal weds young lover in secret ceremony

The 51-yr-old chef married Stephanie Gouveia, who is about 20 years his junior, in the Maldives in a surprise holiday wedding.

14 May 2018 9:48 AM