Officer accidentally Tasers partner

Bodycam video has been released showing the moment a police officer Tasered his partner. The incident happened in Riverside, Ohio when the officers were attempting an arrest. Officer accidentally Tasers partner

Should Donald Trump get UK state visit?

After he retweeted the deputy leader of the anti-Muslim, far-right group Britain First, Donald Trump has found himself at the heart of a controversy in the UK. As a result, some people have been calling for his invitation to come on a state visit to be withdrawn. Should Donald Trump get UK state visit?

Nasa footage shows lightning from ISS

Nasa has released footage of lightning strikes, captured from the International Space Station. The film was taken as the ISS passed over China, Korea and Japan. Astronaut Randolph Bresnik said the view was from his favourite window, and showed “lightning, city lights and fishing boats in the Sea of Japan”. Nasa footage shows lightning from […]

The teenage maths genius from Lebanon

Mohammad al-Mir, 13, has won three world titles for his super fast maths skills. The Lebanese teenager’s talents have earned him three world junior titles, beating competitors from 40 countries. The teenage maths genius from Lebanon

HIV protection against cheating husbands

In Malawi, a ring inserted in the vagina is helping women defend themselves against the spread of HIV – even when their partner refuses to wear a condom. A film by Charlotte Pritchard for BBC World Hacks. Like, Share, Engage. HIV protection against cheating husbands

Inside Sao Paulo’s squats

Amid Brazil’s worst economic crisis in decades, inequality in Brazil has remained stubbornly high. The divide between rich and poor is driving more people to squat on disused land. The BBC’s Katy Watson met people living in a field outside Sao Paulo. Inside Sao Paulo’s squats

HIV protection for women with cheating husbands

In Malawi, a ring inserted in the vagina is helping women defend themselves against the spread of HIV – even when their partner refuses to wear a condom. A film by Charlotte Pritchard for BBC World Hacks. Like, Share, Engage. HIV protection for women with cheating husbands

Slobodan Praljak: War criminal ‘took poison’ in court

Slobodan Praljak drank a small vial of liquid after his original 20-year prison sentence was upheld by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. He later died in hospital. Read the full story here. Slobodan Praljak: War criminal ‘took poison’ in court