• Prince Charles -70 years in pictures

    Prince Charles -70 years in pictures0

    To mark the Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday, we present an image from the Press Association archives from every year of his life. 1948 Image copyrightPAImage captionCharles Philip Arthur George was born on 14 November 1948, five years before his mother was crowned Queen. 1949 Image copyrightPAImage captionPrince Charles with his father, the Duke of

  • A 40 year search for a skull in Germany

    A 40 year search for a skull in Germany0

    Pressure is growing on Germany and the UK to return to Africa skulls taken as trophies and for discredited racial research more than a century ago, writes the BBC’s Damian Zane. A Tanzanian based in Germany, Mnyaka Sururu Mboro, has been searching for the lost skull of Mangi Meli for 40 years. Mangi Meli, a

  • Ebola outbreak worst in the history of DR Congo

    Ebola outbreak worst in the history of DR Congo0

    The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the worst Ebola outbreak in the country’s history, according to officials. Reports say more than 200 people have died from the disease since August and almost 330 confirmed. This outbreak, the second this year  began in North Kivu province before spreading to Ituri province in the east of