Putin’s mystery passenger sends the internet into a frenzy

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Zvezda TV Russian social media has been abuzz with discussions of President Putin’s “mysterious passenger”. Military TV channel Zvezda has shown a video of Putin at a sacred monastery in Valaam, Russia, opening a car door for a passenger with what looks like a red bag or dress. The president then quickly shuts [...]

Cancer MOT: Mechanic taking on prostate cancer

Warren Fyfe

When Errol McKellar, a mechanic from Hackney, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010 he made it his mission to raise awareness of the condition by offering 20% discounts to any customer willing to go for cancer checks. McKellar has since helped 48 men get diagnosed who did not realise they had prostate cancer. Twenty-eight [...]

Pakistan’s secret atheists

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images Being an atheist in Pakistan can be life-threatening. But behind closed doors, non-believers are getting together to support one another. How do they survive in a nation where blasphemy carries a death sentence? Omar, named after one of Islam’s most revered caliphs, has rejected the faith of his forefathers. He is [...]