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US fugitive Tommy Thomson

Shipwreck treasure hunter appears in court

Tommy Thomson, who allegedly vanished with the proceeds of what is believed to be the largest haul of treasure in US history, has appeared before a court in Florida following his arrest after two years on the run.

Earth

Origin of bed bugs revealed

Origin of bed bugs revealed

The bugs infesting our beds came from bats

Capital

Expat in paradise

Expat in paradise

Want to live somewhere exotic with opportunity? Try this crossroads city

Autos

Alpine shares its radical Vision

Alpine shares its radical Vision

The French marque's GT6 concept racer hints at a future road-going supercar

Culture

Were the KGB ‘the good guys’?

Were the KGB ‘the good guys’?

A radical take on the Cold War

Future

The man who studies evil

The man who studies evil

He spots the ‘everyday sadists’ among us

Travel

Our favourite images of the week

Our favourite images of the week

Spectacular photos from past weeks

BBC America

between the lines

Books

Ten books to read in February

An exploration of journalism’s future, an adaptation of Wolf Hall and other reads critic Jane Ciabattari says should sit on your bookshelf.

influencers

Big shoes

How to get a job that’s out of your league

Why don’t the perfect candidates always get the position? Less-qualified people know these secrets about landing a job that’s too big for them.

technology of business

Polar bear pitching

Start-ups rise from Nokia's ashes

For many, Finland and Nokia were one and the same. The sinking of the mobile phone giant hit the country hard - but it has led to an explosion of start-ups, thanks to a large skilled workforce.

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