Liam Neeson bemoans sexual harassment ‘witch hunt’ in Hollywood

Actor Liam Neeson has said he feels there is a now witch hunt around sexual harassment in Hollywood. He told RTE that harassment needed to be looked into, but he was on the fence about allegations surrounding Dustin Hoffman. Mr Hoffman’s lawyers have described claims by three women as “defamatory falsehoods”. Liam Neeson bemoans sexual […]

Where rare second-hand trainers can cost 2,000 US dollars

They’re called “trainers” in the UK, sneakers or kicks in other parts of the world like the US. In South Africa, sports footwear fans meet to buy, sell and trade amongst themselves. The BBC went along to a “Sneaker Exchange” event in Johannesburg to find out what all the hype is about. Where rare second-hand […]

Is this the world’s oldest tattoo parlour?

On a back alley of Jerusalem, you can find what’s believed to be the world’s oldest tattoo parlour – with a heritage stretching back some 700 years. Wassim Razzouk is a Coptic Christian continuing a family business that’s been passed down through generations. Is this the world’s oldest tattoo parlour?

The place where rare second-hand trainers can cost $2,000

They’re called “trainers” in the UK, sneakers or kicks in other parts of the world like the US. In South Africa, sports footwear fans meet to buy, sell and trade amongst themselves. The BBC went along to a “Sneaker Exchange” event in Johannesburg to find out what all the hype is about. The place where […]

‘Britain is not always preferable to Nigeria’

Lawyer Aji Ayorinde is considering swapping his life in London for Lagos. The 25-year-old left Nigeria when he was two but is thinking about returning home in the future. Aji told BBC Minute Britain isn’t seen as preferable to Nigeria anymore and he wouldn’t lose money by moving. Video journalist: Patrick Clahane ‘Britain is not […]

Montecito mudslides: The terrifying moment a wave of mud hit

A survivor recalls hearing “the most vicious, violent sounds you’ve ever heard” as a wave of mud raced down the street outside his home. The BBC’s James Cook reports from Montecito, California. Montecito mudslides: The terrifying moment a wave of mud hit