On this day in 1936 Jesse Owens won the 100m at the Berlin Olympics. Adolph Hitler opens the Games. Jesse Owens wins the 100 metres. Shot of the crowd at the stadium […]
Fjóla works for Mindpower – a recovery centre in Iceland, where people with mental health issues take the lead in their own recovery. As part of her work with Youngminds, the centre’s […]
Kristina Paltén, a lone Swedish woman, began her run through Iran on September 5th 2015. She was to become the first woman ever to run across Iran. Kristina, with her two world […]
In the infamous novel American Psycho, the main protagonist and yuppie killer Patrick Bateman references Donald Trump hundreds of times. We talk to the book’s author Brett Easton Ellis about the new […]
Didier Drogba is one of the most decorated soccer stars on the planet, but his accomplishments far surpass athletics. As a philanthropist and activist, Drogba has committed endless resources and attention to […]
A pensioner is proving age is no barrier to becoming a catwalk model. 80-year-old Wang Deshun is also a mime artist and actor. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.
Dolphins are being washed up dead on the Black Sea coast in alarming numbers. Environmentalists blame illegal fishing with gillnets. Fishermen say dolphins destroy their nets deplete fish stocks.
At three months old the Panda twins are swapped every five days to get some time alone with mum.
Jordanians go to the polls on Tuesday to vote for a new parliament. Like other countries in the Middle East, Jordan is mostly comprised of young people, with more than half the […]
What lessons can we learn from Greenland’s experience leaving the European Union? James Clayton reports.