My Pick of the Week

Hawking: Did he change views on disability?


Russia election: Putin basks in election he could not lose

What do young Russians think of Putin? (not as brainwashed as you might expect)

FRANCE & Europe

French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over ‘Gaddafi funding’

Sex doll ‘brothel’: Paris council to decide on future of Xdolls games centre

Mayotte unrest: French island residents round up ‘foreigners’

UK, USA & Canada

Trump urges death penalty for drug dealers

Florida shooting: Survivors reject the arming of teachers

Texas explosions: FBI investigating new blast at FedEx plant

Miami bridge: Meeting over crack held hours before collapse

The White House revolving door: Who’s gone? (the list is already out of date)

Trump inspects border wall prototypes in California


Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

The German entrepreneurs celebrating their mistakes

IMF says digital currency tech can be used against crypto criminals (good ol’ Christine Lagarde!)


How deep brain stimulation silenced food cravings

Stem cell transplant ‘game changer’ for MS patients


Did my parents leave me on a hillside to die?

Creating debate on arranged marriage via a board game


Ditch the traffic jam. This may be your future commute

Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your data?

Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

Bottled water: WHO launches plastic health review

Self-flying air taxi lifts off in New Zealand


Cirque du Soleil: Aerialist Yann Arnaud dies in Florida show

YouTube admits it has a neo-Nazi music problem


Hamburgers usurp classic baguette sandwich in France

Trump, Pence, Jerusalem: the Christian Zionism connection




BBC (etc.) website articles week 12 2018
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