Grenfell fire: Retired judge to lead disaster inquiry

Image copyright British High Commission in Brunei Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick has been chosen to lead the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, sources say. The government is like to confirm Sir Martin’s appointment on Thursday. A legal source who has worked with him said he was “highly respected” in […]

Designers reinvent the tree to beat air pollution

A smartphone film by Dougal Shaw and Jo Mathys for BBC World Hacks. Like, Share, Engage. Moss lab footage courtesy of Chivas Venture, Entrepreneur Competition Designers reinvent the tree to beat air pollution

Ranking the best college football-based movies of all time –

Sports movies are a deeply emotional part of our culture. Oftentimes, sports seem like movies already, so the story is simply waiting to be told on the big screen. And college football has been known to produce a remarkable story or two.  The overall number of college football movies is small by comparison, but there’s […]

Trump optimistic about healthcare bill’s fate

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protests against the bill have been daily since it was unveiled US President Donald Trump has said he believes the Senate healthcare bill will “get over the line” and secure the votes it needs to pass. A vote on the bill was postponed on Tuesday as Republican leadership seek to […]

US woman ‘shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt’

Image copyright Youtube Image caption The couple are expecting their second child A Minnesota woman has been charged over the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, in what authorities say was a social media stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, 19, was booked into county jail after shooting at Pedro Ruiz as he held a book to […]