"Peter" came to Britain looking for a new life but instead he was held captive and forced to work for nothing. Luckily he managed to escape and is now rebuilding his life - he now works at a Co-op store. He told the BBC's Nina Warhurst his story.
When it comes to cannabis, there are a wide variety of weed strains to choose from — but is it all marketing spin or is there actual science behind the development of each strain? With the legalization of recreational marijuana on the horizon, it will be important for people to know what's in their
Does Canada need a loneliness strategy? Britain recently appointed a cabinet minister to try and find a solution for an increasing number of people who say they're lonely. About 200,000 seniors in the U.K. say they haven't had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month. Manitoba
Hassan Diab, the Canadian professor who spent more than three years in France in solitary confinement, says justice has finally prevailed. Canada agreed on extradite Diab to France after investigators in that country linked him to the fatal 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue. Diab's charges were recently
Recommendations have been made on how to improve women’s role in business and enable them to grow. It's been the focus of a council of female business leaders, set up last year by U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The council's first report has been released
A popular pill prescribed for morning sickness doesn't work, according to data analyzed by a Toronto doctor. Diclectin is often recommended as a treatment for women suffering from nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. In Canada, doctors write 300,000 prescriptions for the pill each year. When a Toronto
Heavy flooding from a massive weekend rainfall has prompted evacuation anxiety in Newfoundland. The town of Deer Lake has been under an evacuation warning since Monday after the Humber River flooded its shores and threatened homes. River levels have dropped slightly, but with ice heading toward the town
The Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark rate a quarter of a per cent to 1.25 per cent — but what does that mean for Canadians? Whether it’s an increase to your mortgage or personal loans or earning more from savings accounts, the rate increase will force Canadians to rethink their approach to managing
The Pilcomayo River breathes life into some of the most remote regions of Paraguay and Argentina, but it’s also notoriously unpredictable. As one of the most heavily silted rivers in the world, it’s congested by sediment to the point of being “suicidal”, meaning it will block its own path if left alone
Angeline Flor Pua, 22, has only been Miss Belgium for four days but has already been subjected to racist abuse on social media.Born in Antwerp to Philippine parents, she described what the experience has been like and how she's addressing the hurtful comments.Video journalist: Xavier Vanpevenaege
Former top US military official Admiral Mike Mullen tells the BBC's Katty Kay that armed conflict with North Korea is more likely now than it has been "in decades".
'Our own president uses words ... spoken by Josef Stalin to describe his enemies,' Arizona's Jeff Flake tells Senate
Republican Senator Jeff Flake slammed Donald Trump in a speech on the Senate floor, saying the president was using Joseph Stalin's words to attack press freedom.
US President Donald Trump is using Twitter to jump over the mainstream media to direct message the people who voted for him, the former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has said.Asked about President Trump’s tweet about the size of his nuclear button, Mr Scaramucci told BBC Hardtalk
Did Donald Trump kill off "unfair" trade deals in Asia? The BBC's Karishma Vaswani assesses the impact of the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement or TPP.