Sub dive reveals Titanic decay – BBC News

From BBC News. The first people to dive down to the Titanic in nearly 15 years say it is deteriorating. Over the course of five sub dives, an international team of deep-sea explorers surveyed the wreck. While some parts of the sunken ship were in surprisingly good condition, other features have been lost to the…

‘Twitter has adopted my grandad’ – BBC News

From BBC News. Ayla Winter-White’s 82-year-old grandad Keith has become a social media sensation after she posted a video online. Ayla, 20, from Ascot in Berkshire, needed an extra pair of hands after having hip surgery. Grandad Keith became her knight in shining armour, but it is his unusual talent that captured people’s hearts. His…

‘Twitter has adopted my grandad’ – BBC News

From BBC News. Ayla Winter-White’s 82-year-old grandad Keith has become a social media sensation after she posted a video online. Ayla, 20, from Ascot in Berkshire, needed an extra pair of hands after having hip surgery. Grandad Keith became her knight in shining armour, but it is his unusual talent that captured people’s hearts. His…

‘I took an internship at a monastery’ – BBC News

From BBC News. In this fast-paced world, rife with distractions, there’s an opportunity for religious young people to “establish a lasting spiritual foundation” for their lives. An eight-week monastic internship is available to 18 to 25-year-olds at Quarr Abbey, a Catholic Benedictine Monastery on the Isle of Wight. Josh Caminiti, a 23-year-old from Canada, who…

Meet the YouTube astrophysicist – BBC News

From BBC News. Among the millions of channels on YouTube is “Dr Becky”, an astrophysicist who is trying to encourage others into STEM careers (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). As a research fellow at the University of Oxford, Dr Becky Smethurst specialises in black holes, but outside the day job she posts videos on all…

Up close with a county line – BBC News

From BBC News. The National Crime Agency says they are seeing increases in the “scale and scope of the threat” from county lines. County lines is where urban drug gangs expand their markets for crack cocaine and heroin into smaller towns. They often exploit teenagers as drug runners and vulnerable addicts to provide flats to…

Up close with a county line – BBC News

From BBC News. The National Crime Agency says they are seeing increases in the “scale and scope of the threat” from county lines. County lines is where urban drug gangs expand their markets for crack cocaine and heroin into smaller towns. They often exploit teenagers as drug runners and vulnerable addicts to provide flats to…

Is the bystander effect a myth? – BBC News

From BBC News. A study published in the American Psychologist suggests there are more Good Samaritans out there than we might think. After studying hundreds of incidents captured on CCTV around the world, the researchers conclude the so-called bystander effect – that people will not usually help a stranger in distress – may not tell…