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Marie Kondo – does tidiness really equal a clean mind?

Marie Kondo – does tidiness really equal a clean mind?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe world-famous tidying wizard visited Women’s Hour in 2017 If you haven’t heard of Marie Kondo yet, it won’t be long before you do. Thanks to her new Netflix programme, the Japanese tidying guru has become January’s “It girl”. Chance is, you already know someone who is […]

Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

Image copyright © Various Among the victims of the attack in Kenya by suspected militants include someone who had survived the 9/11 terror attacks, a football Youtuber and two inseparable friends. At least 14 people are known to have died during the 19-hour siege on the complex in the capital, Nairobi, which houses the luxury […]

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted on charges of crimes against humanity on Tuesday Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars after prosecutors appealed against his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity. The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague acquitted him on Tuesday and ordered his immediate […]

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

Image copyright Getty Images A diet has been developed that promises to save lives, feed 10 billion people and all without causing catastrophic damage to the planet. Scientists have been trying to figure out how we are going to feed billions more people in the decades to come. Their answer – “the planetary health diet” […]

Larry Nassar case: University head John Engler 'set to resign'

Larry Nassar case: University head John Engler 'set to resign'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption John Engler is the former governor of Michigan and was appointed interim president last year The interim president of Michigan State University will reportedly resign after he said victims of a major sex abuse scandal were “enjoying” the attention. John Engler, who was appointed a year ago, said gymnasts who […]

Vice-president's wife Karen Pence to teach at anti-LGBT school

Vice-president's wife Karen Pence to teach at anti-LGBT school

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr and Mrs Pence on a trip to South Korea in 2018 Second Lady Karen Pence, the wife of the US vice-president, will return to teaching art at a school that requires employees to oppose LGBT lifestyles. The school in Springfield, Virginia, bars teachers from engaging in or condoning […]

In pictures: Cairo turns orange as sandstorm hits

In pictures: Cairo turns orange as sandstorm hits

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A man covers his face as the sandstorm hits near the River Nile in Cairo An orange cloud has swept through Cairo, forcing people to take cover in buildings as strong winds brought thick dust to the Egyptian capital. Several ports were reportedly closed and officials at Cairo airport said […]

Israel police investigate 'sex-for-judgeships' allegations

Israel police investigate 'sex-for-judgeships' allegations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Israel Police said its officers had conducted searches and seized documents Police in Israel have arrested a top lawyer as part of an investigation into claims that judicial appointments were traded for sexual favours. The lawyer has not been named and a gag order covers most details of the case. […]

Kisenosato, Japan's last remaining sumo champion, retires

Kisenosato, Japan's last remaining sumo champion, retires

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kisenosato gave a tearful news conference to announce his retirement Japan’s last remaining home-grown sumo champion has announced his retirement after a string of tournament losses. Kisenosato Yutaka said he had been struggling with injuries but had wanted to continue wrestling to repay fans for their support. In 2017, he […]

Enes Kanter: Turkey seeks arrest of New York Knicks star – media

Enes Kanter: Turkey seeks arrest of New York Knicks star – media

Image copyright EPA Image caption Enes Kanter joined the New York Knicks in September 2017 Turkish prosecutors have issued an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks basketball player Enes Kanter, Turkish media report. They reportedly accuse Mr Kanter, a 26-year-old centre at the NBA club, of having links with armed groups said to be […]

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