Joe Biden’s plan to tackle climate change has been described as “ambitious”. As president he wants the US to reach net zero emissions by 2050. He aims to make US electricity production carbon-free by 2035, […]
How Joe Biden’s ancestral Irish home is celebrating
In 1851, Joe Biden’s great, great, great grandfather, Edward Blewitt, left the little Irish town of Ballina for the US. Once known as the salmon fishing capital of Ireland, and for being the birthplace of […]
‘Storm Eta ruined my home’
Storm Eta has brought torrential rain and high winds to Central America and has devastated the home of 22-year-old Honduran Aileen. Luckily her family, which include her 75-year-old grandmother, mother, two brothers, sister and two […]
Mapping the ‘unmapped’ around the world
Tawanda Kanhema carried Street View cameras across Zimbabwe in 2018, so it would have a more complete representation on Google Maps.
How taking photos of my neighbours brings us together
Gail Albert-Halaban has been photographing people through their windows for over 10 years (with permission). She says it brings a sense of connection to strangers within the community.
Coronavirus: Trapped in paradise
Brian and Karin Trautman have been isolating on a desert island in the Bahamas for over 100 days. But the hurricane season is fast-approaching…
Coronavirus: How a Kenyan boy has invented a safer way to wash hands
Nine-year-old Stephen from western Kenya has come up with an ingenious way for friends and family to wash their hands while reducing any potential spread of the coronavirus. The video has had over 6M views […]
Coronavirus: An ideal place to self-isolate?
In 2015, inventor Colin Furze built what he calls “the ultimate man-cave” – an underground bunker in his garden. Now he uses it as a place to isolate during the coronavirus lockdown. (This video was […]
Why do so many reality TV stars face online abuse?
For Montana Brown, life changed the moment she became a reality TV star. But then the threats and abuse began.
Seven comedians: How to survive this crazy world
Check it out here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07yhvyp Edited and produced by: Oliver Jarvis