North Korean hockey players return home without gifts

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption North Korea recorded a victory over Slovenia, but finished fourth in their group Ice hockey players representing North Korea in a women’s world championship tournament in South Korea returned home this week, leaving behind most of the gifts presented to them by their hosts. The 30-member team, which participated [...]

Estonian troops give up their barracks to NATO allies

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some Estonian soldiers will have to get used to the outdoor life Estonian troops have vacated their barracks for a tented camp in order to give visiting NATO allies a roof over their heads. Hundreds of conscripts of Estonia’s First Infantry Brigade are being moved out of their barracks [...]

The rise of left-wing, anti-Trump fake news

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Nora Carol Photography Since the US election presidential race, fact checking websites report what seems like an increase in anti-Trump, ‘liberal fake news’. The fact-checking site Snopes told BBC Trending radio that in the past week, for example, they have debunked many more anti-Republican party stories than pro-Republican ones. One example of an [...]