Houston floods, but what about all the other disasters?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Olivia Acland Image caption Abdul Mansaray cut a hole in the roof to escape the Sierra Leone mudslide with his family When is a disaster not a disaster? When it takes place in certain parts of the world, according to some people on social media. As Storm Harvey threatens Louisiana and leaves heavy [...]

Man banned from Twitter over mosquito death threat

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Threatening mosquitoes on Twitter could get you banned from the platform A Twitter user in Japan has been banned from using the social networking site for making a death threat against a mosquito. Tweeting abuse would sometimes get you banned from the platform but Twitter’s decision to ban [...]