As the town of Negombo in Sri Lanka mourns its dead after a church was bombed on Easter Sunday, volunteers rally round to provide water, food and support to those in need.
The head of the Transitional Military Council of Sudan has told the BBC he will not allow his troops to use force against protesters calling for a civilian government.The comments from General Abdul Fatah al-Burhan come a day after the military ordered protesters to dismantle their barricades on roads
Private firms are one of the driving forces of Namibia's economy - and Ohlthaver & List is the biggest of these, with 6,000 employees. The group, which is headquartered in the capital Windhoek, oversees a range of operations including fishing, farming, construction, retail, real estate, ship repairs
In a world where few people understand Vitiligo, Kenyan best friends Julie and Wangui share the struggles and the beauties of living with the skin condition. Sharon Machira brings us their story.
India's domestic aviation industry is one of the fastest growing in the world. But with soaring demand comes cut-throat competition, and pressure to keep costs low.Most Indian airlines, facing a turbulent time over the last few years, are making huge losses, and many airlines are struggling to stay
Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have revolutionized the way infections are treated. But in recent years, a worrying phenomenon has emerged. Some bacteria are developing a resistance to antibiotics - meaning that some medications are no longer effective. More worrying still is
Families have fled their homes in a North Wales town at risk from a large mountain blaze.Some 20 properties in the historic mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, have been evacuated after the fire broke out on Monday night.The blaze is thought to have started behind quarry workings in an area overlooking
The cow is a polarising animal in India. The majority Hindu community considers the cow sacred, and cow protection is an extremely emotive issue.Some political parties have tried to use the issue to consolidate their vote, but this brand of politics has led to sharp divisions in society, and even mob
"The grown-ups have already done so much to deteriorate the environment."Inside the most polluted city in the world, which is in India.Hear about whether air pollution should be an election issue in India on the WorklifeIndia podcast.
A teenage climate change activist has said that climate change is an "existential crisis" and has urged politicians to "listen to the scientists" on climate change.Greta Thunberg, 16, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the onus was on "corporations and states" to
Tina Chan developed the PASS Kit after experiencing anxiety and depression while at college. The University of Waterloo in Canada now provides a kit to all first-year students.
Six baby squirrels have been rescued after the tree holding their nest was chopped down.Vets in Przemysl, Poland, who are bottle feeding the animals, say two of them had been attacked by a dog before they were found.
A blast was caught on camera as police tried to defuse explosives near St Anthony's Shrine in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Monday.The church was one of several sites attacked in a wave of bombings that left 290 people dead on Sunday.
Loss of hair or nausea are the more commonly known side effects of chemotherapy, but cancer patients also experience a loss of the sense of taste.One woman's experience - and how blackcurrant jam proved her "boost" - lead to a unique recipe book.The Velindre Cookbook also features families
Australians Richard Harris and Craig Challen were two of the divers who came to the rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team in Thailand.They returned to the Tham Luang cave where they were part of the team who saved 12 boys and their soccer coach in July 2018.
In Georgia's north-eastern Pankisi Gorge, the mostly-Muslim residents have clashed with police over plans to build a new hydroelectric dam.Locals believe the plans will damage the gorge, and are set against it. Dozens of people - mostly police officers - have been injured. The region is known internationally
The United States has been holding another round of peace talks with the Taliban – part of President Trump’s efforts to end what is now America’s longest war.But despite those efforts, the death toll among Afghan civilians and military personnel continues to rise dramatically. Over the last four years
Volodymyr Zelensky has won Ukraine's presidential election, according to exit polls. The comedian, with no political experience, won a resounding victory. The incumbent, Petro Poroshenko, has admitted defeat.
Police in Paris have fired tear gas and arrested more than 100 people as part of the latest anti-government protests by France's yellow vest movement.A number of motorbikes have been set on fire and the protesters have been banned from the area around the Notre-Dame cathedral, which was badly damaged
Actress Emma Thompson has been defending her decision to fly from the US to attend a climate change protest in central London.Speaking to reporters from the Extinction Rebellion campaign group's pink boat, she said did not fly as much as she used to - and planted a lot of trees.Ms Thompson also
Why wasn't Donald Trump charged with obstruction of justice?Why didn't the Special Counsel Robert Mueller interview the president in person? Jonathan Turley, professor of constitutional law at George Washington University, looks for answers to these legal questions in the redacted report.
Three quarters of a million people in the UK, like Mouna Alwadi from Syria, speak little or no English.In some cases, parents are relying on their kids to help them learn the language or help translate for them.With initiatives such as more English language classes, the government is spending up to £50
Drivers will soon find it harder to ignore speed limits - as "intelligent speed assistance" systems will become compulsory by 2022.Camera/Editor: Peter Page; Reporter: Theo Leggett
Several black actors and models want more stylists in their jobs who are capable of caring for their hair.They say a lack of someone who knows what they are doing, means they have to do it themselves or risk it looking bad or getting damaged. They also point to the imbalance with white colleagues. BBC
Zimbabwean Manners Mukuwiri was struggling to make ends meet and pay for his children's education until he started turning rubbish into art.People with disabilities can often find it difficult to find work in the country, but the artist worked with what he could get his hands on, which included waste