How a Chinese company turned a mining disaster into the world's biggest floating solar farm and transformed the lives of coal miners in the area.Part of our series Taking the Temperature which focuses on the battle against climate change, and the people and ideas making a difference.Video producer
There’s a saying that old dogs can’t learn new tricks. But, in Singapore, senior citizens are putting that myth to rest by learning how to code computer programs.The training courses are designed to modernise skills and keep older brains sharp - all with a bit of fun thrown in.
For two weeks each spring Japan's cherry blossoms bloom and fall, and tourists from around the world take on the challenge of planning trips to catch the trees in bloom in a bid to experience the fleeting season."Hanami", which means flower viewing, is the traditional custom of enjoying
It's a baby boy for the Royal Family, as Prince William and Kate welcomed their third child. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — he is fifth in line to the British throne.
People in Toronto are shocked by the van attack — many of them believing that such an incident would never happen in their city. Typically known as a safe and welcoming city, some Torontonians are now doubting that reputation.
The non-violent arrest of the Toronto van attack suspect is being praised by many. Video taken by witnesses shows the suspect apparently pulling a gun when confronted by a lone police officer. The officer is seen to get the suspect to stand down, drop what he's holding, and make the arrest without
Alex Minassian, 25, is the alleged driver in Toronto's van attack. CBC News has been looking into Minassian's history — the suspect is from Richmond Hill, Ont., and attended Seneca College. Speculation surfaced Monday night around a Facebook post associated with the same name and the same photo
A van attack in Toronto has left at least 10 people dead and another 15 people injured. About 1:30 p.m. local time, a van driver plowed into pedestrians in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area of North York in Toronto. The suspect was arrested by a police officer without incident.
Canada's threat level is remaining the same following the van attack in Toronto. Canada's national terrorism threat level is considered to be medium, where it's been since the fall of 2014. That means a violent act of terrorism could occur and that additional security measures are already
It didn't take too long for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second son, born weighing 8lb 7oz, to be introduced to the world.But it was a busy day, with crowds waiting outside the hospital and – at one point – Prince William doing the school run.Here are the highlights.
They protested by the thousands - and now, dozens of US teachers across the country are running for political office. Three teachers told us what's motivating their candidacy. Video by Colleen Hagerty
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have emerged from St Mary's Hospital, London, with their newborn prince.The baby, who was born weighing 8lbs 7oz at 11:01 BST, is the fifth in line to the throne and the Queen's sixth great-grandchild.
Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face. Facebook says misleading ads are not allowed and any reported are removed. Video journalist: Hannah Gelbart
Two young Indonesian men who fought as child soldiers on opposing sides on the island of Ambon have forged bonds as a fragile peace continues there.Christian Ronald Regang, now 28. and Muslim Iskandar Slameth, 31, both fought on the front line. Conflicts in Ambon between Christians and Muslims between
'I just wanted to live,' said James Shaw Jr. on why he disarmed the gunman at the Nashville Waffle House on Sunday
Comedian Mark Meechan, who trained his girlfriend's dog to give a "Nazi salute" as part of a prank, has been fined £800 after being found guilty of committing a hate crime.Mr Meechan spoke to the BBC's Chris Foxx before his sentencing and said he did not regret making the video.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has opened at the Lyric Theater in New York.The show is an epilogue of Harry Potter's life after the ending of the popular series of novels.