The man risking his life to save pink dolphins

Colombian biologist Fernando Trujillo has dedicated his life to saving the Amazon’s rare pink river dolphins. Their food source and habitat are under threat from over-fishing and an increasing human population. Trujillo has worked for 30 years in dangerous areas of the Amazon, and in 2007 won the Whitley Fund for Nature award for his […]

British ‘extreme kayaker’ sets 128ft waterfall record

Bren Orton holds the British record for the highest waterfall descent navigated in a kayak. He spoke to the BBC about how it felt as he plunged down the Big Banana Falls, in Mexico, at a speed of 60mph. British ‘extreme kayaker’ sets 128ft waterfall record

Shackled siblings: What we know about their lives

Punished and beaten frequently, the couple’s children hatched an escape plan. The parents deny the allegations against them, but investigators have discovered of a life of torture. This is what police have learned so far about their lives. Shackled siblings: What we know about their lives

Popemobile causes horse to throw police officer in Chile

The Popemobile spooked a horse on the road in Iquique, Chile, causing it to rear up, throwing a police officer towards the vehicle. Pope Francis waited for an ambulance with the woman, who was said to be not seriously injured. Popemobile causes horse to throw police officer in Chile

Plane that skidded off Turkey runway recovered

Cranes have lifted a passenger plane that skidded off a runway, back from the muddy cliff face where it had come to rest. All 168 passengers and crew survived when the Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 overshot Trabzon Airport after landing. Officials say the cause of the accident is being investigated. Some of this footage has […]