South Africa’s boxing grannies

Boxing is a tough sport and not one you would normally associate with pensioners. But old women in the South African township of Cosmo City are learning how to protect themselves and get fit. Video journalist: Christian Parkinson South Africa’s boxing grannies

Meet the Indian women sailing round the world

An all-women team from the Indian navy are about to embark on a historic mission to sail around the world Their voyage will be the first Indian circumnavigation of the globe by a female crew, and the team want to inspire other women. Produced by Suranjana Tewari; Shot and edited by Vishnu Vardhan. Meet the […]

Tropical Storm Harvey: Streets turned into rivers in Houston

More than a thousand people have been rescued in flooded parts of Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to hit Texas with heavy rains. The National Weather Service said the severe conditions were “unprecedented”. Tropical Storm Harvey: Streets turned into rivers in Houston

Massive bridge pillars felled in Limburg, Germany

Concrete bridge pillars in Germany have been demolished. Rock fragments damaged detonators meaning a second round of demolition blasts was needed. The pillars which were destroyed were built in the 1960s. A new bridge which can deal with heavier traffic is under construction. Massive bridge pillars felled in Limburg, Germany