Sridevi ‘paved way for Bollywood women’

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack at the age of 54. The actress, known simply as Sridevi, had been with her family in Dubai for her nephew’s wedding when she passed away. Sridevi ‘paved way for Bollywood women’

Sridevi Kapoor fans pay tribute to ‘great actress’

Fans have been paying tribute to Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who has died of a heart attack at the age of 54. Known simply as Sridevi, she featured in almost 300 films over five decades. Sridevi Kapoor fans pay tribute to ‘great actress’

Thousands attend Nemtsov memorial march in Moscow

Thousands of people have marched in Moscow to remember Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in sight of the Kremlin in 2015. Three years on and weeks before Russia’s upcoming presidential election, protesters claimed his murder investigation was a cover-up and carried signs saying ‘Will not forget, will not forgive!’ Nemtsov, a […]

Ivanka Trump: ‘Like trying on someone’s wedding band’

The US president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, has received a taste of being a winning Olympic athlete in South Korea. Lauren Gibbs, who won silver as part of the USA National Women’s Bobsled Team, offered to let Ivanka Trump try her medal on. Ivanka Trump: ‘Like trying on someone’s wedding band’

China’s barefoot doctor: ‘We did have shoes’

In 1968, Chairman Mao officially launched a scheme to improve healthcare in rural China, by giving thousands of people basic medical training and sending them out to work in villages. They were known as the “barefoot doctors”. Gordon Liu was one of them. Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 focuses on the camera

Media captionWATCH: Spencer Kelly gets hands on with the Galaxy S9 New and improved camera capabilities are the main thrust of Samsung’s pitch for its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and larger S9+. The handsets gain a super-slow-motion facility designed to make it easy to extend key moments of action. They also gain a […]

Nokia reveals ‘unbendable’ 8 Sirocco and Matrix 8110

Media captionWATCH: New Nokia’s include an ‘unbendable’ flagship and a retro slider An Android smartphone billed as being almost impossible to bend by hand has been added to Nokia’s line-up, alongside a simpler slider model that plays on nostalgia for the 1990s. The flagship Nokia 8 Sirocco features a steel frame and lays claim to […]

Wearable tech aids stroke patients

Media captionWearable tech could help stroke patients Scientists in the US are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients. The sensors are able to send information to doctors continuously. The team developing the system says it could allow therapists to more closely monitor the effectiveness of their care. Details of the […]

Sridevi ‘paved the way for Bollywood women’

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack at the age of 54. The actress, known simply as Sridevi, had been with her family in Dubai for her nephew’s wedding when she passed away. Sridevi ‘paved the way for Bollywood women’

Sridevi Kapoor fans pay tribute to ‘great actress’

Fans have been paying tribute to Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who has died of a heart attack at the age of 54. Known simply as Sridevi, she featured in almost 300 films over five decades. Sridevi Kapoor fans pay tribute to ‘great actress’

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