The doctors saving lives in two countries

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Image caption Dr Akhtar connects via video link from his home in Essex From his laptop at his home just outside London, Dr Tahir Akhtar is helping treat a coronavirus patient in Lahore, Pakistan. Via a video link, a doctor there shows Dr Akhtar around the intensive care unit at the city’s Jinnah Hospital. Dr … Read more

Road plans will scupper CO2 targets, report says

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Image copyright Getty Images The vast majority of emissions cuts from electric cars will be wiped out by new road-building, a report says. The government says vehicle emissions per mile will fall as zero-emissions cars take over Britain’s roads. But the report says the 80% of the CO2 savings from clean cars will be negated … Read more

From addict, to armed robber, to movie star

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Image copyright Organic Danny Trejo has been shot, stabbed, crushed, eaten and tortured… multiple times. Con Air, Zombie Hunter and 3-Headed Shark Attack (yes… that’s a real film) are just three of the movies in which he’s ended up dead. If you’re a Breaking Bad fan, he’s the guy whose head famously ends up on … Read more

How Mexican cartels are gaining from Covid-19

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Mexico is one of the countries most badly affected by coronavirus in Latin America. A months long shutdown has left many unable to work, with the government accused of not doing enough to help. Now, some of Mexico’s powerful drug cartels are trying to step in to fill the void. The BBC secured exclusive access … Read more