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81-year-old is sole resident of remote, disputed island
In 1991, Kim Sin-yeol and her husband made the unusual decision to move to a lonely outcrop of islands at the heart of a long-standing territorial dispute between Japan and South Korea



How the tragedy of Appie Nouri changed Ajax for ever
"You never know [how good he could have been]," says a visibly emotional Danny Blind, Ajax's former manager and the head of its academy, as he remembers the impact Abdelhak Nouri had at the Dutch club



Bird ready to soar after dream start to season
Sam Bird says he's still pinching himself ahead of this weekend's Mexico City E-Prix after his stunning start to the Formula E season propelled him to the top of the drivers' standings



'Horse Barber' creating equine art
By combining her two passions, Melody Hames produces some of the most unexpected and spectacular designs in the equine world



Mikaela Shiffrin braves CNN quickfire quiz
Quiet night in or big night out? Heels or sneakers? Olympic gold or an overall World Cup title



Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'
Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities



He donated blood every week for 60 years and saved the lives of 2.4 million babies
Most people, when they retire, get a gold watch. James Harrison deserves so much more than that



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