Back from the ‘dark age’

Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic State. *Featured images and content are taken from...

‘I hire a man to pretend to be my daughter’s dad – and she...

When Asako saw her daughter was bullied for not having a dad she hired a man to act out the role. Ten years on,...

Likely next Interpol chief Prokopchuk ‘fox in the henhouse’, US senators say

Interpol will be "seized by the mafia" if a Russian official is elected as its president, critics warn. *Featured images and content are taken from...
GT DOLLAR & ACE ACHIEVE INFOCOM LIMITED OFFICIALLY SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON STRATEGIC COOPERATION

GT DOLLAR & ACE ACHIEVE INFOCOM LIMITED OFFICIALLY SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON...

SINGAPORE - Yesterday, Mr. Deng Zelin, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACE ACHIEVE INFOCOM LIMITED, and Mr. Soh Yeow Hwa, Lead...

‘Cut lamb and beef’ to fight climate change

The number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced to help combat climate change, a report says. *Featured images and content are...

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested

Michael Avenatti is in custody in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence, police say. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea

More than half a million students take on an exam for which they have been preparing all their lives. *Featured images and content are taken...

Sterling rallies after cabinet backs May’s draft deal

Sterling has recovered ground after the cabinet backed the prime minister's draft Brexit deal. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

MiSafes’ child-tracking smartwatches are ‘easy to hack’

Researchers find a way to reveal the locations of children wearing MiSafes watches and spy on them. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Devon mother in fight with NHS for cystic fibrosis drug funding

Sarah Burgwin wants the NHS to pay for Orkambi to treat her six-year-old daughter's cystic fibrosis. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

‘Offensive’ student T-shirts are ‘hate speech’

Students from Lancaster University were pictured wearing T-shirts with rape and child abuse references. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Pseudonyms to protect authors of controversial articles

A new journal will allow academics to publish controversial articles under a pseudonym. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

Dementia risk: Five-minute scan ‘can predict cognitive decline’

Scientists hope the test may offer a new way to spot those at risk of dementia, before symptoms show. *Featured images and content are taken...

Nationalism a driving force behind fake news in India, research shows

BBC research shows how a desire to reinforce national identity is pushing people to share fake news. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Tech boss: ‘Get trust right and you will succeed’

Technology incubator CEO Ben Brabyn says if new firms can gain customers' trust, they'll succeed. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

White House suspends credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta

Press secretary Sarah Sanders says the White House is suspending Jim Acosta's access. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Brexit: ‘Raid’ on Natural England staff condemned by MPs

Precious wildlife habitats are at risk as Natural England staff are moved to Brexit duties, MPs warn. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Type-1 diabetics ‘missing out on life-changing glucose monitors’

A quarter of local NHS groups in England are not recommending the devices, data suggests. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Where do teachers get the most respect?

An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Finland: Where second-hand comes first

As concern grows about climate change and resources, is it time to re-use more of our junk? *Featured images and content are taken from the...

First ‘retirement home’ for showbiz beluga whales

Beluga whales held in a Chinese marine park are to be moved to a more natural habitat in Iceland. *Featured images and content are taken...

Can artificial intelligence predict the future of fashion?

Using artificial intelligence to spot future fashion trends could also help reduce clothing waste. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

The thermal rescue drone that finds woodland wanderers

Researchers in Latvia are developing drones that can find people who are lost in the forest. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

The price of a bigger penis

Penis fillers are gaining in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say. Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery...

Letter from Africa: Nigeria – a young country for old men

Why have Nigeria's main parties both chosen septuagenarian presidential candidates? *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full article link...

Clampdown on violence against NHS staff

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he will introduce new measures to help protect NHS staff. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

University stops making unconditional offers

Unconditional offers are being halted at one university to preserve its entry standards. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

Can artificial intelligence help stop religious violence?

Oxford University researchers have created a simulation designed to help prevent religious conflict. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC News...

Bitcoin: The first ten years

Bitcoin was born ten years ago. What has it brought the world? *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full...

Harry greets NZ audience in six Pacific languages

He was attending an event with Auckland's local Pasifika community, hosted by New Zealand's prime minister. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

WWF report: Mass wildlife loss caused by human consumption

WWF blames "exploding consumption" for average losses of 60% in vertebrate populations since 1970. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Climate report: Scientists politely urge ‘act now, idiots’

A new study urges rapid and fundamental changes "in all aspects of society" to limit climate warming. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

‘The exhausting road to my apprenticeship dream’

A BBC News apprentice tells how she overcame barriers to land her dream opportunity. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Shopping through the eyes of someone with autism

For Connor Ward, shopping can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article...

‘Higher levels of PTSD among veterans’, says study

Experts point to a loss of support when leaving the army as a probable cause of increased stress. *Featured images and content are taken from...

The need for diversity in engineering

Dr Hayaatun Sillem is the first female CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

The UK firm hoping to take on Google’s driverless cars

Tech giants are spending on autonomous vehicles but a small UK rival wants to compete. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Meng Hongwei: China confirms detention of Interpol chief

Meng Hongwei, who had been missing in China, has resigned as president, Interpol says. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Brett Kavanaugh: White House denies limiting FBI inquiry

US media has suggested an inquiry into sexual misconduct allegations is being restricted. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Hot or not: Does rating yourself highly get you more dates?

Why researchers think saying you're a 10/10 may not improve your online dating activity... *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

IPCC: Climate scientists consider ‘life changing’ report

Scientists meet in Korea to discuss a report aimed at keeping global temperature rise under 1.5C this century. *Featured images and content are taken from...

A bumpy week awaits

As the Tory Party conference starts, will the PM's vision of Brexit survive? *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Politics...

Brexit: ‘No deal’ without EU compromise, says Grayling

Chris Grayling warns that the EU must soften its position on its 'backstop' for the Irish border. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full...

‘I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C’

When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

How China’s GPS ‘rival’ Beidou is plotting to go global

China's Beidou is being used in everything from ploughing to precision missiles, but can it go global? *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Earliest animal fossils are identified

Scientists have identified the earliest known animal in the geological record. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Science & Environment...

GoPro Hero 7 camera films smooth videos without gimbal

The latest action cam automatically stabilises footage without separate equipment. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC News Technology Full article link...

Three in four London students ‘from ethnic minorities by 2030’

Students from London will become a 'hyper-diverse' population in the next decade. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education &...

US ‘ready to restart negotiations’ with North Korea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the aim is North Korea's denuclearisation "by January 2021". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...