Tech giant Apple recently changed the borders of Crimea for users of Apple Maps in Russia.
The border shift is highlighting the role of online map providers, including Google and Microsoft, in defining accepted international frontiers and sovereignty.
Read more here: http://globalnews.ca/news/6306941/apple-maps-crimea-statehood/
How a Normandy village chose to recognise the bravery of Canadian solider Pte. Louis Valmont Roy on D-Day. His sister and nephew travelled from Canada to unveil the new school name, 75 years after the soldier’s death.
Watch the full story here: https://globalnews.ca/news/5367370/normandy-school-renamed-new-brunswick-d-day-hero/
High-profile sports events are invariably divided into female and male categories, but human beings do not always fit into one of those categories.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights estimates that between 0.05 and 1.7 per cent of the population is born with intersex traits, also known as differences of sex development (DSD).
So, what happens to athletes who fall somewhere between the male and female categories?
Explaining why the UK is finding it so difficult to leave the EU.
A feature report for BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme, about the remarkable St. Bride’s Church of Fleet Street, London. (Click here. Report begins at 29:30)
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What really happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi? As the mystery deepens, pressure is mounting on U.S. President Donald Trump to confront Saudi Arabia over the case. (click on image to view story)