Russia ramps up its military in the Arctic

Moscow has accused Nato of a military build-up in the Arctic close to Russia‚Äôs borders. Steve Rosenberg is the first British journalist to be given access to the country’s Arctic Brigade, which is now making its presence felt in the region. Russia ramps up its military in the Arctic

Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth

Approximately 100,000 women a year die around the world from blood loss associated with childbirth. It is the leading cause of maternal death. New research indicates that a cheap, safe drug called tranexamic acid, which been around for more than 50 years, could save up to a third of those lives. The WOMAN (World Maternal […]

Newlyweds divided over Trump’s 100 days

Gretchen and Tom just got married – but the couple are deeply divided when it comes to politics. She backed Clinton and he voted for Trump. So how do they rate the new president? Produced by the BBC’s Rajini Vaidyanathan, Katie Shephard, Ian Druce and Franz Strasser Newlyweds divided over Trump’s 100 days

British High Commission helps gay couples marry in Australia

Gay couples can’t get married under Australian law, but hundreds of gay weddings have taken place since 2014 using British law, with the help of the British High Commission. A Christian lobby group has called for Britain to keep out of the country’s long running debate on same-sex marriage. British High Commission helps gay couples […]

101-year-old Man Kaur wins 100m dash in New Zealand

A 101-year-old athlete stole the show at New Zealand’s World Masters Games this week. Man Kaur, from India, was cleared to race by doctors, and New Zealand’s media dubbed her the “miracle from Chandigarh”. She celebrated her win with a little dance. 101-year-old Man Kaur wins 100m dash in New Zealand

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