Eric Garner: NY officer in ‘I can’t breathe’ death fired

Image copyright NY Daily News Image caption Eric Garner with wife Esaw The New York City police officer involved in the high profile 2014 chokehold death of an African-American man has been fired. Daniel Pantaleo was sacked over the death of Eric Garner, whose dying words “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry for protests […]

Trump calls for big rate cut and economic stimulus

Image copyright Getty Images The US central bank should consider cutting interest rates by one percentage point and introduce “some quantitative easing” stimulus measures, president Donald Trump has said. In a Twitter post he again complained about a strong dollar, which “is sadly hurting other parts of the world”. The remarks came hours after the […]

A young face scarred by war: The impact of an air strike one year on

Jouma and his family were fleeing their home in Syria in 2018 when an air strike hit the bus they were on. The little boy’s face was severely wounded and he was left completely blind. He was three years old at the time. The family now live in neighbouring Lebanon and allowed the BBC’s Eloise […]

The man helping to save Senegal’s mangroves

With the help of the local population, Haidar el Ali has led a program that has planted 152 million mangrove buds in the Casamance Delta of southern Senegal over the past decade. The reforestation project in southern Senegal has become one of the largest of its kind in the world. Mr el Ali, who served […]

The floating farm for cows

A herd of cows is living on a floating farm in the middle of Europe’s busiest port of Rotterdam. The animals are part of an experiment to produce food more sustainably, and closer to people. Peter van Wingerden, founder of Beladon, told BBC Radio 5 Live: “No matter how much rain falls, no matter how […]

‘Iran is the most beautiful country’

A former senior executive at a Chinese internet company is now a freelance photographer travelling around the globe. One of Shan Xiaolei’s first stops was Iran and he spoke to the BBC about the images he captured and people he met. Video by Kambiz Fattahi, Bill McKenna, Zhaoyin Feng and Yitsing Wang Music by Gene […]

Here’s how Michigan football makes College Football Playoff – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Here’s a look at Jim Harbaugh’s projected starters for Michigan Wolverines football in 2019. The season opens Aug. 31 vs. Middle Tennessee. Marlowe Alter, Detroit Free Press Michigan football is expected to contend for the Big Ten title this season. And while getting to Indianapolis for the first time under Jim Harbaugh matters, two other […]

Full Details on Get Up’s Fall Football Rotation – The Big Lead

After a disappointing ratings start when it launched, ESPN’s morning show Get Up has rebounded by pivoting to a SportsCenter-type format and as a hub to showcase its various talents. Currently, the show has seen five consecutive months of ratings growth. The Big Lead has learned the show will once again bring in a rotating […]

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