El cineasta mexicano Guillermo del Toro ganó en la 71 edición de los premios de la Academia Británica de las Artes Cinematográficas y de la Televisión, el Bafta a Mejor Director por The Shape of Water. Del Toro, de 53 años, que hace poco más de un mes se llevó el Globo de Oro en…Details
Kenya payout for mother made to deliver on hospital floorA woman who was physically abused and left to deliver her baby on the floor of a county hospital in Kenya has been awarded $25,000 (£18,000).In the landmark ruling, a Bungoma high court judge said Josephine Majani’s rights were violated as she gave birth. Mrs Majani…Details
Six people have been killed in an explosion at chemical plant in the Czech Republic. The blast happened at a Unipetrol facility in the town of Kralupy nad Vltavou, north of the capital, Prague. “We have received information about six dead and several others seriously injured,” regional fire service spokeswoman Vladimira Kerekova told CTK news…Details
The BBC speaks to Indian actress Priya Prakash Varrier, whose wink went viral after a promo of her debut film was released last month.
This is the moment when opposition politicians set off tear gas canisters in Kosovo’s parliament, prompting its evacuation. The stunt was a bid to disrupt voting on a bill to ratify a border agreement with Montenegro – paving the way to EU visa-free travel and, it is hoped, eventual EU membership. Kosovo’s MPs have ratified…Details
At least 35 civilians have been killed in a rocket attack on a busy market in a government-held district of Syria’s capital Damascus, state media report.
Ocean plastic could treble in decade By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst Image copyright SPL The amount of plastic in the ocean is set to treble in a decade unless litter is curbed, a major report has warned. Plastics is just one issue facing the world’s seas, along with rising sea levels, warming oceans,…Details
The recent death of an employee at a South Korean video game developer has sparked calls to change “crunch time”, a period of high intensity work just before a game is released. Produced by Saira Asher. Camera and editing by Zoe Chen and Joshua Lim.
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Over the weekend, Donald Trump disparaged Senator John McCain’s military service record, saying he prefers soldiers who weren’t captured. Reporters have now looked into Trump’s activities during the Vietnam war. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. “It was the…Details