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How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations are there to protect people?A stuntwoman was killed in a motorcycle accident earlier...

How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations are there to protect people?A stuntwoman was killed in a motorcycle accident earlier...

The digital guru who helped Donald Trump to the presidency

Many of the "Tech Gods" were dismayed when Donald Trump - who holds a very different worldview - won the American presidency. But did they actually help him to win? A key insider from the Trump campaign's digital operation...

'Airlines keep breaking my wheelchair'

The stress of air travel has increased this summer, with long queues reported across Europe because of tighter security and immigration checks.But for one group of passengers - those who use wheelchairs - flying often turns into an upsetting...

Darling: 'Alarm bells ringing' for UK economy

Regulators must remain "very very" vigilant about the risks to the economy, former chancellor Lord Darling has told the BBC - 10 years on from the start of the financial crisis.He said a rising level of consumer debt in...

Could this US city go 72 hours without a murder?

A person has been murdered in Baltimore almost every day this year, on average - more killings per capita than Chicago. Then a grassroots campaign made an audacious pledge - to orchestrate a 72-hour ceasefire. Did it work?Day 1:...

Death of retirement: Can the UK afford the state pension?

On New Year's Day 1909, more than half a million people aged 70 and more, who had worked all their lives, had passed a means test and were of good character queued up at their post offices for an...

Alabama inmates escape after tricking guard with peanut butter

Twelve inmates escaped from a prison in Alabama after using peanut butter to trick a guard into unlocking a door that led outside, police say.The men fled the facility after confusing a new member of staff by smearing the...

Beaten up for being gay

Fifty years ago, gay sex between men in private was decriminalised in England and Wales. Despite this, hate crimes against gay people have persisted, and the number of attacks recorded by police has been rising. There were 7,194 in...

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Hamilton says F1 drivers not prepared for Silverstone corner speeds

Who holds the key to F1's 2018 driver market? Hamilton and the two Red Bull drivers have contracts for 2018 - but what's happening...

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