From a 9-year-old published author in Nigeria to an activist spreading the word on why gender violence must stop, there were several memorable African voices this year.
Footage shows workers of a New Jersey restaurant celebrate in joy when they mistakenly think they have won the Powerball lottery jackpot.
A couple who have claimed half of an historic 66 million British pound lottery jackpot win say the money won’t change them
Archaeologists discover what’s being dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii’ after work begins on the best-preserved Bronze Age village ever found in the country.
Buyers are snapping up tickets in the Powerball lottery after the jackpot soared to $700 million, an all-time record for North America. Diane Hodges reports. Continue reading
Canadian based British adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor touches down in Darwin following a 20 day solo flight paying homage to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson’s famous flight from England to Australia in 1930.
Finding a safe investment which offers a good return isn’t easy in these days of low interest rates. As a Hayley Platt reports rare first edition books are increasing attracting investor interest. Continue reading
Briton John Beeden becomes first person to row the Pacific Ocean solo and non-stop to Australia
A new book recounts the story of a Cuban youth baseball team started by Ernest Hemingway. Angela Moore reports. Continue reading
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union, says her main objective is to tell the truth.