Russian officials face army ‘endurance’ tests

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright RBC video Image caption Training away day, Kremlin-style Two Russian officials say they were expected to lie down as armoured personnel carriers were driven over them as part of a new training programme for future regional governors. The two participants in the course, who wished to remain anonymous, told the RBC news portal [...]

Reddit bans ‘involuntarily celibate" community

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Reddit Image caption The /r/incels subreddit was banned on Tuesday Social website Reddit has banned a controversial subreddit dedicated to “involuntarily celibate” men, known as incels. The 41,000-strong community was ostensibly a support group for men who wanted to have sex, but found themselves unable to form romantic relationships. Over time, the group [...]

I made a film from my bed to show my illness is real

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Jason Frank Five years ago, Jennifer Brea was struck down by ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis), and found herself bed-bound, a prisoner in her own body. Now, she has invited the world on an intimate journey into a condition that some deny even exists, interviewing fellow patients from all over the world – from her [...]