Torrential rain leaves Istanbul awash

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Melih Dogan Image caption Commuters can only stand and film the water rushing along the metro tracks Commuters in Istanbul faced quite a major challenge getting to work after torrential rainfall caused major flooding in the city and turning roads into rivers. Videos, photographs and reaction to the watery transformation were shared more [...]

7 days quiz: Which Muppet has a new voice?

Warren Fyfe

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? If you missed last week’s quiz, try it here Picture credits: Getty Images, EPA, Reuters, Universal Republic Records. Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Article [...]

Two days in an underwater cave running out of oxygen

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Toni Cirer Three months ago, Xisco Gràcia experienced what he describes as every diver’s worst nightmare – he found himself in an underwater cave, relying on an air pocket for survival. As hours turned into days he realised he might not be found in time. On Saturday 15 April, Xisco Gràcia slipped into [...]