Thanks to the United Nations and our home grown collective of socialist mental midgets, the daily life of a Westerner in their community is slowly looking more and more like that of a tourist or humanitarian while also baring all the same risks
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to stop pushing for an international ban on the trade in polar bear parts. The agency has been trying for years to have skins and other parts put in the same category as elephant ivory. Late last week, the se
Taken from her mother in the wild at just 2 years old, Nosey has been used by people for profit ever since. Since being shipped from Africa to the U.S. in the early 1980s, Nosey's spent most of her life performing in circuses, despite suffering from dege
The May Day Parade, known in Russia since 1917 as The Day of International Solidarity of Workers, has always been a favourite holidays in Yakutsk, with people preparing costumes and rehearsing performances to present their enterprises....
The BBC has announced that it aims to get more women into positions of authority by 2020, but what was the situation in the early years of the organisation? Dr Kate Murphy has been researching the era for a new book.
I love investigating Victorian culture âEUR" in fact, itâEUR(TM)s my job. Over the years, IâEUR(TM)ve studied scores of the most iconic characters in Victorian literature. One always strikes me as particularly timeless âEUR" Sherlock Holmes.
Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan in a dramatic and bloody raid by US Navy Seals on 2 May 2011. Five years on the BBC's M Ilyas Khan finds loose ends, unsettling and unanswered questions, and a neighbourhood changed
Many observers claim the Mauretania to be the most successful and graceful Edwardian-era passenger liner ever built. RMS Mauretania was designed by Cunard naval architect Leonard Peskett, and built in Wallsend, on the River Tyne, near Newcastle upon Tyne