Travel To The Moon With David Bowie (360° Video) – NPR

Travel To The Moon With David Bowie (360° Video) – NPR

Watch this video in a Chrome browser or on your mobile device to experience the full 360 degrees. On mobile (either on an Android phone, or in the YouTube app on the iPhone), just move your phone around to look in different directions. On Chrome, click and drag. Safari does not support 360. NPR’s Skunk […]

Defeated Mahama ‘refused permission’ to keep official residence

Defeated Mahama ‘refused permission’ to keep official residence

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Refusing to budge – Mr Mahama accepted election defeat but won’t give up the house Ghana’s former President John Mahama has not been given permission to stay in the house he occupied while in office, an official says. Mr Mahama’s failure to vacate the house when his term ended on […]

Yemen conflict: Primary school ‘hit in air strike’

Yemen conflict: Primary school ‘hit in air strike’

A Saudi-led coalition air strike is reported to have killed five people at a primary school in northern Yemen. Two children were among the dead in the Nihm district, which is held by the rebel Houthi movement, medical and security sources told AFP news agency. The rebel-controlled Saba news agency put the initial death toll […]

Islamic State attack victims’ families sue Twitter

Islamic State attack victims’ families sue Twitter

Image copyright California State University via Reuters Image caption Nohemi Gonzalez was in Paris on a study-abroad programme in November 2015 The families of two US victims of Islamic State attacks in Brussels and Paris are suing Twitter for “having knowingly provided material support and resources” to the jihadist group. The lawsuit, filed in a […]

United Arab Emirates to invest $163bn in renewables

United Arab Emirates to invest $163bn in renewables

Image copyright AFP Image caption Abu Dhabi has been at the forefront of the UAE’s push to plough resources into renewables The United Arab Emirates has said that it intends to invest $163bn (£134bn) in projects to generate half of the nation’s power needs from renewables. The major oil producing Gulf state is hoping to […]

RHI scandal: Northern Ireland ‘faces brutal election’

Media captionArlene Foster said she had been ‘disgracefully maligned’ over the botched heating scheme scandal Northern Ireland’s outgoing first minister has warned that if an election goes ahead, it will be “brutal”. Arlene Foster was speaking after the Secretary of State said the “clock was ticking” on an election following the resignation of Martin McGuinness. […]

Jeremy Corbyn outlines plans to ‘cap’ boardroom pay

Media captionJeremy Corbyn on pay disparity within organisations Jeremy Corbyn has set out plans to curb boardroom pay while seeming to back away from the idea of a maximum wage. Options to be considered by Labour include increasing income tax for the top earners and giving remuneration committees a veto on pay packages. Companies which […]