US & World

Nigeria elections 2019: Is the country prepared?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mahmood Yakubu, who chairs the Independent National Electoral Commission, which postponed Saturday’s elections Last Saturday, 16 February, elections in Nigeria were halted just hours before polling had been due to get under way. It was a huge inconvenience for millions of Nigerians, many of whom had travelled long distances […]

US & World

24 photographers document 24 hours

Image copyright Helen Chambers Image caption 00.00 Helen Chambers: Looking to London Sixteen years ago, a group of 24 photographers set out to document every hour of New Year’s Day, every year, for 24 years. Image copyright Claire Spreadbury Image caption 01:00 Claire Spreadbury This year, their work has been curated by American photojournalist Ed […]

UK News

Quiz of the Week: Who popped the question?

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world during the past seven days? If you cannot see the quiz, click here. To try last week’s quiz, click here. Picture credits: Getty Images, Reuters, EPA, AFP, BBC Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, […]

Technology

Anthem video game set for tough debut

Image copyright EA Image caption In Anthem, players are freelancers who use flying exosuits to take on alien enemies Highly-anticipated video game Anthem launches on Friday. The squad-based shooter challenges players to complete a variety of missions to defeat a series of enemy aliens or “exos”. The online game is made by Bioware, which is […]