US & World

‘Hong Kong not suitable for children’

There have been ten consecutive weekends of pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. But while many have involved tear gas and violent clashes between police and protestors – this is not the full story. In the latest peaceful rally, parents and their children have taken to the streets . Video by Simon Atkinson. Filmed by Danny […]

Health

Doctor shares dying children's wishes: 'Be kind and eat ice cream'

Image copyright Alastair McAlpine/Twitter Image caption The message of love, appreciation and ice cream came across loud and clear When a palliative paediatrician in South Africa saw too many negative stories appear on his Twitter feed, he decided to share some positive, inspiring thoughts of the terminally ill children in his care. Alastair McAlpine, from […]

Alfie Evans: Continuing life support 'futile'

Patients 'sent home to no heat or light'

Eilidh Johnstone: Blind skier, 10, dreams of Paralympics

Technology

Apple removes Telegram from app store

Image copyright Getty Images Telegram’s official app has been removed from Apple’s App Store. It had been removed because it had made “inappropriate content” available to users, founder Pavel Durov said. “Once we have protections in place we expect the apps to be back on the App Store,” he tweeted. The removal came soon after […]

Deepfake porn videos deleted from internet by Gfycat

eBay drops PayPal as first choice for payments

'Hi I'm Matt Hancock' – culture secretary launches own app

Science/Nature

Polar bears captured on collar cams

High-tech tracking collars on nine female polar bears have measured the animals’ efforts to find food on the diminishing Arctic ice. In Spring of 2014, 2015, and 2016, Anthony Pagano, a researcher at the University of California Santa Cruz and his colleagues, set out to track the polar bears’ hunting and survival during this critical […]

Science/Nature

Polar bears 'running out of food'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Collar cams reveal polar bear’s-eye view High-tech collar tracking collars on nine female polar bears have measured the animals’ efforts to find food on the diminishing Arctic ice. The collars recorded video, locations and activity levels over 11 days, while metabolic tracers allowed scientists to work […]

Science/Nature

Genetic secret of English salmon

Image copyright Sam Billington, Environment Agency Image caption Chalk-stream salmon look the same as other salmon but their genes tell a different story The salmon from the chalk streams of southern England appear to be genetically distinct from others. Evidence published in the Journal of Fish Biology suggests they may be a separate sub-species of […]