Man sprays bear repellent during California Trump protest

Authorities in Southern California say a supporter of Donald Trump was arrested after spraying bear repellent on a small crowd protesting the president at the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica police say pro- and anti-Trump demonstrators were shouting at each other Saturday when a scuffle broke out. A video posted online shows a man wearing…

The Malawian radio programme that promotes women’s issues

The Malawian radio programme that promotes women’s issues

Can a radio station really change people’s lives?The Nkhotakota radio programme in Malawi is being credited with doing just that. Realising that few other programmes catered for women’s issues, it created a segment where local women are invited to the studio to discuss topics that affect them. At the end of the show solutions are…

How Grenfell Tower fire inspired TV drama The Accident

How Grenfell Tower fire inspired TV drama The Accident

Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption The Accident begins with a celebration — but things quickly turn sour Jack Thorne is probably one of the UK’s most in-demand writers. The Bafta winner’s CV includes TV series This is England, Skins, The Fades and the forthcoming BBC adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. On the…