Inside Italy’s war over vaccines – BBC News

From BBC News. Scientists say, repeatedly, that vaccines have never been safer – or more effective. So why do some people still refuse to trust them? Outbreaks of diseases are happening in countries where they haven’t been seen for decades. And number of people choosing not to vaccinate their children seems to be on the…

China’s vanishing mosques – BBC News

From BBC News. The BBC has found new evidence of the increasing control and suppression of Islam in China’s far western region of Xinjiang – including the widespread destruction of mosques. Authorities provided rare access to religious sites and senior Islamic officials to support their claim that their policies only target violent religious extremism, not…

Four charged with shooting down MH17 plane – BBC News

From BBC News. Four men have been charged with murder over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew. In a press conference Dutch investigators accused three Russians, Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinskiy and Oleg Pulatov, and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko of involvement. Passenger flight MH17 was en…

What does this hat mean to Americans? BBC News

From BBC News. As President Donald Trump prepares to launch his re-election bid, his campaign has announced it is close to selling the millionth official Make American Great Again (MAGA) hat. The BBC takes a look at the origins of the signature red hat and its message, and what it means to Americans. Please subscribe…

How do you live off-grid? – BBC News

From BBC News. The UK government proposes reducing UK greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050, under a new plan to tackle climate change. The BBC’s Michael Cowan went to meet a family who live self sufficiently in rural Wales, providing a glimpse of the kind of changes we may all need to make.…

Sudan: The people who survived June 3 – BBC News

From BBC News. Sudan’s military rulers have admitted that they ordered the security operation that led to the killing of at least 100 protesters last week. Troops and government-backed militia groups moved into Khartoum, attacking protesters who were demanding a return to civilian rule, following the removal of former President Omar Al-Bashir. The BBC’s Africa…

Sarah Sanders’ most memorable moments – BBC News

From BBC News. The White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is the latest high profile figure to leave the Trump administration, returning to her home state of Arkansas at the end of June. Mrs Sanders has been in the role since July 2017 after replacing her predecessor Sean Spicer. Sanders’ tenure as White House spokeswoman…

E3: What’s Cloud gaming? – BBC News

From BBC News. Until now, big budget video games have most commonly been played by consumers who bought a physical copy of the titles or downloaded them to be run off local storage. But the console-makers and others – including Google – are pushing an internet-based alternative that promises faster start times among other advantages.…