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US man, 74, found alive days after fire in Washington DC

Nobody knew the senior citizen was missing for five days but he was in good spirits when found. READ MORE

Quiz: Test your knowledge of evolution

There are many myths and misunderstandings about evolution - how much do you know? READ MORE

Letter from Africa: Why I was sentenced to 5,000 years in jail

Rodney D Sieh, editor of Liberia's FrontPageAfrica, reflects on what his career says about journalism in West Africa. READ MORE

The world's worst place to be stranded at sea?

Abhilash Tomy was rescued 2,000 miles from land, but is there a worse place to have an accident at sea? READ MORE

Reality Check: Does America pay too much to the UN?

Is Donald Trump right to say that the US contributes too much to the UN? READ MORE

Taiwan tribal tattoo: 'Held down and marked when I was just eight'

Yayut Ciswas is the last living tribesperson in Taiwan with a traditional full face tattoo. READ MORE

India's solar power ambitions

India has big solar ambitions, but could recent policy uncertainties cast a shadow on its plans? READ MORE

'We're giving these girls hopes and aspirations'

Pioneering South African pilot Refilwe Ledwaba is on a mission to help women break down barriers in aviation. READ MORE

How translation apps are ironing out embarrassing gaffes

The goal of real-time natural language translation is getting closer, but mistakes still happen. READ MORE

Ellie Soutter Foundation 'can end vicious cycle around athletes' funding'

The father of British snowboarder Ellie Soutter hopes a foundation set up in her memory will help end the "vicious cycle" around athletes' funding. READ MORE

Russia doping: Wada head Sir Craig Reedie responds to Russian reinstatement critics

Wada president Sir Craig Reedie responds to critics of the controversial decision to reinstate Russia, asking what they would have done differently. READ MORE

Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais

Archaeologists describe the shipwreck found by a town near Lisbon as "the discovery of the decade". READ MORE