US dad makes ‚bully’ girl walk to school

US dad makes ‚bully’ girl walk to school

Image copyright Matt Cox/Facebook Image caption This was the second time his daughter had been reprimanded for bullying on the bus, the father said An Ohio father who made his daughter walk five miles (8km) to school as punishment for bullying has provoked a debate on parenting. After 10-year-old Kirsten was suspended for three days…

Mexico makes offer to caravan migrants

Mexico makes offer to caravan migrants

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A number of children are travelling with the migrant caravan Mexico has offered temporary work permits to migrants who register for asylum, as a big caravan of Central American migrants makes its way through the country toward the US. The plan also envisages temporary ID cards, medical care and schooling.…

What makes you happy today probably won’t make you happy tomorrow, but a simple question can help you figure out what will

What makes you happy today probably won’t make you happy tomorrow, but a simple question can help you figure out what will

There is a version of me who spends her free time reading books about physics, and does yoga before bed, and bakes banana bread on Sunday afternoons. There is another version of me who decides that physics is hard, as are yoga and baking, and instead spends her free time browsing social media. There’s a…

This blacksmith makes bespoke kitchen knives that cost £700 using traditional methods

This blacksmith makes bespoke kitchen knives that cost £700 using traditional methods

Blenheim Forge is a steel workshop in Peckham, London. They create a range of traditional hand-forged kitchen knives. Each knife is made entirely in-house; the blade is first laminated and folded before being forged into the correct shape. Once shaped the blade is sharpened on a grind stone and belt grinder. Some of their knives…

Baby makes history on floor of US Senate

Baby makes history on floor of US Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sleeping soundly, 10-day old Maile Pearl Bowlsbey is blissfully unaware she is making history Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth has brought her baby to the floor of the US Congress’ upper chamber a day after it overturned a longstanding baby ban. Ms Duckworth, 50, arrived with daughter Maile in her…

US jet makes emergency landing

US jet makes emergency landing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo shows exploded plane engineOne person has been killed and seven others needed medical treatment after an engine on a US passenger jet apparently exploded in midair. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after a window, wings and fuselage were damaged in the…

This is how LUSH makes its solid, packaging-free shampoo — which saved the use of 15 million plastic bottles in 2016

This is how LUSH makes its solid, packaging-free shampoo — which saved the use of 15 million plastic bottles in 2016

We got to see the making of LUSH’s solid, packing-free shampoo bars. Each bar is the equivalent of three bottles of shampoo. LUSH sold over 5 million shampoo bars in 2016, meaning it saved 15 million plastic bottles. LUSH’s factory in Poole is the company’s biggest in the world. We visited LUSH’s factory in Poole,…