The artist Tracey Emin has said she thinks the attitudes of a lot of men towards women have changed in recent years.She told the BBC's Will Gompertz that the younger generation of men would find abusiveness towards women "unbelievable".
Any sort of gun ban is a non-starter for the National Rifle Association, but that doesn't mean some of its members don't believe reforms should be made - beginning with a pitch from the NRA president for more heavily secured schools. U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a wide range of
Justin Trudeau has been in damage control mode on his India trip following the revelation that a man convicted of attempting to kill a politician was invited to an event with the Canadian prime minister. Jaspal Atwal, a former member of a Sikh extremist group who was convicted in 1986 for the attempted
In the aftermath of the mass shooting at a Florida high school, the head of the powerful National Rifle Association has delivered a combative speech. Here are seven of the things Wayne LaPierre blamed.
More than 10,000 Syrian refugees that have been settled in the UK since 2011.Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said the country will reach its target of resettling 20,000 by 2020, and is considering how to extend the scheme,The BBC meets one family already here, who are haunted by thoughts of those they
Have you ever felt uncomfortable buying condoms over the counter? In Senegal, the founder of the website Mapote has provided a solution. In the conservative country where talking about sex openly is still taboo, customers can get condoms delivered at home discreetly and anonymously.
Professor Ronald Li is the inventor of tiny human hearts. Grown from stem cells, they beat exactly like hearts and they are designed to test the safety of new medicines. Prof Li formed a company called Novoheart to market them to the world's pharmaceutical firms. Having taken 20 years to develop
WARNING: YOU MAY WISH TO SKIP THIS ONE IF YOU HAVE A DELICATE DISPOSITION. Ever wondered what happens to restaurant leftovers? In the Philippine capital, Manila meat is recycled from landfill tips, washed and re-cooked. It's called 'pagpag' and is eaten by the poorest people who can't
U.S. President Donald Trump's continued war with the FBI has only gained more steam as the U.S. Justice Department continues it's Russia investigation. CBC News looks at Trump's tendency to challenge the independence of law enforcement and intelligence agencies
After visiting the Golden Temple in India, a holiest site in the Sikh religion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and defence minister Harjit Sajjan met with the Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh. Singh last year accused Sajjan of being a separatist, something Sajjan has consistently disavowed
Oxfam, an aid organization facing allegations of failing to deal with accusations of sexual misconduct by staff, has received the backing of British prime minister. Theresa May says her government will continue to support Oxfam - but that hasn't stopped others from taking action, as thousands of
Survivors of last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., have taken their fight for gun legislation to U.S. President Donald Trump's doorstep, with protests in Washington. Trump held a listening session with some of the survivors, but some are questioning whether their concerns are actually
Food has become so scarce in Venezuela after the economy collapsed that people are getting desperate. The government blames international sanctions for the situation.