Panama Papers: Hashtags and puns as Pakistan PM resigns

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images The resignation of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been met with argument among Twitter users in the country. His resignation followed a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to disqualify him from office. Mr Sharif has consistently denied any wrongdoing in the case. Soon after the decision the hashtag #PanamaVerdict, [...]

7 days quiz: Who cancelled their tour?

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; BBC; Emily Hughes Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40744256

Calling your husband by name for the first time

Warren Fyfe

Media captionWomen practise saying their husband’s name (courtesy of Video Volunteers) Millions of Indian women have never used their husband’s name – it’s a way of showing their respect for him. The tradition is strictly observed in rural areas, though much less so in cities. Now, however, some campaigners are urging women in villages to [...]