For Chinese soccer fans, the Premier League is one of the most entertaining to watch. The popularity of the top-flight competition, known for head-to-head derbies, big-name players, free-spending clubs and showy WAGs, is self-evident in China, although currently not a single Chinese player is anywhere to be seen.
As countries with long histories and profound culture, China and the UK have long been engaged in cultural exchanges. China is home to 4,000 museums, and the UK has about 2,500, and both have world renowned museums.
As President Xi Jingping begins his state visit to Britain, let's take a look at some works created by Chinese and British painters. They offer us a glimpse into the two countries' cities, streets, people and natural landscape. We may find some cultural inspirations in common.
Exporting homegrown nuclear reactors will no longer be out of reach, as Chinese nuclear powerhouses sealed deals to invest in what will be the first nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom in a generation on Wednesday, providing a foundation for future nuclear cooperation.