Profile: ‘Ed Sheeran’

  Musician, Singer (1991–) (Photo: Dave Hogan/MTV 2015/Getty Images for MTV) QUICK FACTS NAME Ed Sheeran OCCUPATION Musician, Singer BIRTH DATE February 17, 1991 (age 25) PLACE OF BIRTH Halifax, United Kingdom ZODIAC SIGN Aquarius U.K. artist Ed Sheeran is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter known for hit songs like “Thinking Out Loud” and “Photograph.” Synopsis Ed … More Profile: ‘Ed Sheeran’

Feature: ‘The Secret Trade in Baby himps

By David Shukman and Sam Piranty 30 January A secret network of wildlife traffickers selling baby chimpanzees has been exposed by a year-long BBC News investigation. The tiny animals are seized from the wild and sold as pets. The BBC’s research uncovered a notorious West African hub for wildlife trafficking, known as the “blue room”, … More Feature: ‘The Secret Trade in Baby himps

News Story: ‘Government inaction creates space for rising intolerance in Indonesia’

Marguerite Afra SapiieThe Jakarta Post Jakarta | Wed, February 1, 2017 | 06:27 am Artists take a stage in Tadarus Puisi or Study in Poetry in Gorontalo on Monday, Dec. 26, last year, an event held to promote tolerance. (JP/Syamsul Huda M. Suhari) Religious intolerance in the country has risen following President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s … More News Story: ‘Government inaction creates space for rising intolerance in Indonesia’

Feature: “Remains of wolf-like ancient otter discovered in China”

Remains of wolf-like ancient otter discovered in China By Sarah Karacs, for CNN Updated 0708 GMT (1508 HKT) January 24, 2017 An artist’s illustration of how the Siamogale melilutra might have looked. Hong Kong (CNN)The modern day otter might not be the most fearsome creature to stalk the Earth, but the discovery of a species … More Feature: “Remains of wolf-like ancient otter discovered in China”

News Story: “Rigopiano Hotel avalanche: Six bodies found, 14 still missing”

Rigopiano Hotel avalanche: Six bodies found, 14 still missing Six more bodies have been found in the ruins of the mountain hotel in Italy engulfed by an avalanche six days ago. In the past few hours, the bodies of four men and two women have been recovered, reports say, bringing the total number of victims … More News Story: “Rigopiano Hotel avalanche: Six bodies found, 14 still missing”

Profile: ‘Florence Nightingale’

Florence Nightingale Biography Nurse (1820–1910) QUICK FACTS NAME Florence Nightingale OCCUPATION Nurse BIRTH DATE May 12, 1820 DEATH DATE August 13, 1910 EDUCATION Institution of Protestant Deaconesses at Kaiserswerth PLACE OF BIRTH Florence, Italy PLACE OF DEATH London, United Kingdom QUOTES “All churches are, of course, only more or less unsuccessful attempts to represent the unseen … More Profile: ‘Florence Nightingale’