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Tiffany Edmonds, the aunt of two men charged with attempting to aid ISIS, during an interview

Family of terror suspects 'falling apart'

The aunt of Jonas and Hasan Edmonds, two Illinois men charged with conspiring to aid Islamic State, speaks to the BBC about the impact the arrests have had on their family.


Landforms sculpted by volcanic eruptions

14 stunning volcano creations

The remarkable and beautiful forms sculpted by volcanic eruptions


Australia will soon have the highest retirement age. What it means for workers

Will you work to 100?

As Australians become the oldest people to retire around the world, the career landscape is changing. How seniors are embracing the next chapter.


Eight military vehicles a civilian can buy – and one he can't

War machines for sale

Go-anywhere, survive-anything transportation can be had for a dear price. A desirable new outlier, though, remains strictly off-limits.


Will androgynous looks catch on?

‘Women’s clothes’ – for men

‘The girlfriend look’ is all the rage on the catwalk – but will men really wear lace and chiffon? Lindsay Baker investigates.


The graveyards of underwater behemoths

Where nuclear subs go to die

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.


The Chinese city where Islam found its roots

An unusual Muslim enclave in China

Xi’an’s Silk Road roots continue to fuel one of the city’s most interesting modern-day neighbourhoods.

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A Croatian city's secret courtyards

Head down narrow passageways and into unknown corners to discover where some of Zagreb's most remarkable life unfolds, away from well-trampled routes.

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Is this the key to Africa's growth?

A much-heralded entrepreneurship revolution is sweeping the continent, but access to high-speed internet remains poor. Is fibre optic cable the answer?


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Feeling pulled in all directions?

For those burdened with childcare and eldercare, burnout sometimes feels inevitable. Learn strategies to ease some of the stress.




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