Climate strike: Protests in cities across the world

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Climate strike: What US children are sacrificing for the cause

Young people have poured on to the streets of cities across the world to try to force political leaders to act over climate change. But they aren’t just leaving it to the politicians – in New York City, activists explained what they were doing in their own lives to help. For more facts on what […]

The photographer capturing mankind’s impact on planet Earth

Edward Burtynsky travels the world trying to capture striking images of humanity’s impact on the planet, from the fossil-like shapes left behind by drills in a Potash mine to the luminescent colours of lithium ponds. The Canadian photographic artist has spent 40 years focusing on large-scale human activities such as mining, quarrying, agriculture and deforestation […]

Fantasy football insights with Watson for Week 3 – ESPN

3:10 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print For those who are looking for a tool to concentrate various web opinions into one location in order to help make roster moves, IBM offers Watson’s Insights as an unsupervised, quantitative supplement to the more in-depth, personalized analysis that you would normally expect from an […]

College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 4: Proven computer model loving Florida, Kansas – CBS Sports

With a number of intriguing conference matchups highlighting the Week 4 college football schedule, there are several sizable spreads that bettors will need to navigate. Third-ranked Georgia is a 14.5-point home favorite against No. 7 Notre Dame, while No. 4 LSU is laying 23.5 against Vanderbilt on the road in its SEC opener, one of […]

These travel companies add climate-conscious options to your itinerary – PBS NewsHour

Hundreds of thousands of students skipped school around the globe on Friday, and took to the streets demanding action to deter catastrophic climate change. From Australia to Kenya to Berlin, the demonstrations were kick-started by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who led protests in the U.S. Earlier this month, Thunberg sailed across the Atlantic ocean […]

Egyptians protest against President Fattah al-Sisi

Egyptians protest against President Fattah al-Sisi

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of protesters filled Tahrir Square, a key site in Egypt’s 2011 revolution Tear gas has been fired to disperse protesters in Egypt, at some of the first demonstrations since President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took power in 2014. Hundreds of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square in Cairo – a key site […]

What3words: ‘Life-saving app’ divides opinion

A woman rescued from near Everest’s base camp after a fall, a business traveller caught up in a terrorist attack in Somalia and a diving accident in the Maldives. Three successful rescues which relied on three simple words. What3words divides the world into three-metre squares and gives each one a unique three-word address in order […]

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The apps were associated with around 400 developers Facebook says it has suspended tens of thousands of apps as part of an investigation it launched in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal. The suspended apps were associated with about 400 developers, it said. Facebook said not […]

Australia PM Scott Morrison meets Trump for White House state dinner

Australia PM Scott Morrison meets Trump for White House state dinner

Media captionWhy has Australia’s PM been invited for a state dinner at the White House? President Donald Trump has welcomed Australian PM Scott Morrison on a week-long visit to the US which includes a state dinner at the White House. The pair met at the White House where Mr Morrison was greeted with a military […]

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