Last year's winners from Ukraine are unable to host in-country this year due to ongoing conflict with Russia, so Liverpool is stepping in. To learn more about it, The World's Carol Hills spoke to Dr. Eurovision, himself, Paul Jordan.
Iranians are risking their lives to cross the English Channel in inflatable boats, pushed by the worsening economic and political situation in Iran. Many are from Iran's middle class, but international sanctions on the country have stymied their hopes for the future. "Because of sanctions, people are at a dead end."
Who do you root for in the upcoming World Cup? The World's soccer editor, William Troop, and Roger Bennett of the soccer podcast Men in Blazers offer suggestions on choosing a team that might be a little off the beaten path.
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris of the Totteham Hotspur took a knee to the head in a recent match, and lost consciousness briefly. Instead of removing him from the game, his coach kept him in.
The British royal family occupies an odd spot in popular culture. Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for decades, Princess Diana was adored until her death, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — better known as Prince William and Kate — have their every move followed. But Prince Philip, who doesn't often receive such adoration, may have the most interesting story.
The CPR training mannequin Rescue Annie has been kissed millions of times around the world. But the face isn't merely some computer animation — it's believed to be based on the face of a woman pulled out of Paris' Seine River back in the 1880s. While that's the official story, and believed to be true, dozens (or more) other versions have also popped up.
A street festival featuring giant marionettes is taking place this weekend in Liverpool, England. Lisa Mullins talks with Liverpool City Council's Judith Feather about the spectacle.
Thousands of additional police will be on the streets of London Tuesday night as riots engulfed many of London's neighborhoods.
Long-time frontman Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips looks back on his colorful career in alternative music.