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‘Entering the ring, I become Cindi Gold’

When you think of professional wrestling you probably think of the big American promotions like WWE. But there are local pro-wrestling associations around the world,...

The countries that think it’s OK to use cannabis

Image copyright Getty ImagesAround the world attitudes towards the use of cannabis are shifting. Mexico's new government plans to legalise recreational cannabis use, as does...

Somalia piracy: How foreign powers are tackling it

Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia's coast, writes the BBC's Anne Soy. On a beach in Hordeia on the...

Is nuclear disarmament set to self-destruct?

Image copyright Getty Images / TASS Image caption 1989: A Soviet SS-23 missile is destroyed, under the INF treatyNever has the future of nuclear arms...

Huawei: The life of Chinese tech heiress Meng Wanzhou

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver on 1 DecemberA high-flying Chinese executive has been caught in the centre of a...

‘Surprise’ Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor

Image copyright Georgia Institute of Technology Image caption The tsunami came ashore within three minutes of the quakeScientists are getting closer to understanding the tsunami...

Seven things to watch as Google’s CEO appears before Congress hearing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google's Sundar Pichai failed to show up at a Senate hearing earlier this year and was represented by an...

Venezuela crisis: Goodyear staff get ’10 tyre’ severance

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Quality tyres are valuable on the black market in crisis-hit VenezuelaGoodyear employees in Venezuela are each to be given 10...

France yellow vest protests: Macron promises wage rise

Image copyright AFPFrance's President Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage rise and tax concessions in response to weeks of violent protests. France has seen...

US snowstorm kills three in North Carolina

Image copyright Off-Road Adventures/via REUTERS Image caption A snow storm struck the US south-eastern states over the weekendA heavy snowstorm has swept through US south-eastern...
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