Blue Whale: What is the truth behind an online ‘suicide challenge’?

Image copyright Getty Images The “Blue Whale challenge” was reported to be an online “suicide game” aimed at teenagers which set 50 tasks over 50 days. The challenge was alleged to be linked to numerous deaths around the world. But little about the “game” was quite as it seemed. The first tasks were fairly innocuous:…

Congo election: Opposition leader Martin Faluyu vows to challenge results in court

Fayulu told CNN the results from the December 30 vote are “not consistent with the truth” and vowed to go to court Saturday morning in the capital of Kinshasa. He was widely expected to win the election but suffered a shocking defeat Thursday when the electoral commission for the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced…

DR Congo election: Defeated candidate vows legal challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Martin Fayulu said the declared winner had been nominated to perpetrate the Kabila regime The defeated opposition candidate in DR Congo’s presidential election has vowed to challenge the result in court. Martin Fayulu told the BBC the people of the nation deserved to know the truth of the election, which…

Croatian women challenge brutal pregnancy ‘care’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“The pain of giving birth was nothing compared to this” – one woman’s account of agonising medical treatment Croatia has been experiencing its own #MeToo moment, as women protest at being put through avoidable suffering and abuse during pregnancy and childbirth. Campaigners call it “obstetric violence” and…

This summer we’ll be completing the UK Three Peaks Challenge by Bike to raise mo…

This summer we’ll be completing the UK Three Peaks Challenge by Bike to raise money for charity. That means we’ll be climbing the 3 tallest peaks in the UK and cycling over 500 miles in a 7 day marathon. Here’s all the info about our epic adventure! #cycling #hiking #camping #ukhiking #travel #adventure #threepeaks #threepeaksbybike…

This summer we’ll be completing the UK Three Peaks Challenge by Bike to raise mo…

This summer we’ll be completing the UK Three Peaks Challenge by Bike to raise money for charity. That means we’ll be climbing the 3 tallest peaks in the UK and cycling over 500 miles in a 7 day marathon. Here’s all the info about our epic adventure! #cycling #hiking #camping #ukhiking #travel #adventure #threepeaks #threepeaksbybike…