Arriving at Tiptree Farm in the county of Essex in Southeast England, there's a scent of marmalade in the air.
On an evening in November 2016, Deng Qingming went home to find his wife and his daughter had prepared a lavish spread of his favorite dishes and wine. He ran to the bathroom, turned on the faucet, and, concealed by the sound of running water, cried like a baby.
Zhang, one of the 14 pilots recruited as China's first batch of taikonauts, was 32 when he joined the Taikonaut Corps of People's Liberation Army at its founding in 1998.
Every now and then, Li Shuang stands by the window of her office and looks out over the incessant stream of traffic on the Third Ring Road of Beijing.
The salon, Pinqin Wig, which is across from Fudan University's Shanghai Cancer Center, mainly caters to patients from the hospital. As hair loss is almost inevitable after 15 days of chemotherapy and for some receiving radiation treatment, many patients choose to have their head shaved and wear a wig before their cancer therapy gets underway.
Munetsi Madakufamba is a member on a delegation consisting of 16 academics from 11 African countries
Spending 27 years living alone while teaching students in a small, remote school would be a tough task for any ordinary person, let alone for a fingerless man. But Chen Haiping has done just that.
Wang Guangcheng, known as "China's Square Dancing Prince", runs a gym in Beijing renowned for combining oldschool dance with modern styles such as Zumba and hip hop.
Snowflakes swirled around the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport on Thursday morning, as a crowd welcomed a pair of Chinese giant pandas eating bamboo inside two transparent glass boxes.
Zhou Shuaibo loves sniffing his orange Tabby cat and spends hours playing with his pet every day.