Joshua Kelly

Nigel Farage (left) checks his watch during the first EU Summit in Brussels after the Brexit vote. Boris Johnson (right) leave his home in London. June 28, 2016.

Nigel and Boris: The blokes who made this Brexit happen

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There are some names we’ll hear a lot about over the coming months and years. Two men who arguably had the biggest impact in pulling off Brexit are Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage. Who are they?

Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage holds his passport as he speaks at pro Brexit event in London, Britain June 3, 2016.

People in Northern Ireland are applying for Irish passports to keep their EU rights

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The UK will decide tomorrow whether to remain within the EU or to leave.

What will happen on the Irish border if Britain votes to leave the EU?

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The London Pollinator Project has fitted hundreds of bees with tiny "license plates"

Did you catch that bee’s license number? Unusual research project begins in London.

Iraqi soldiers help civilians, who fled from Fallujah because of Islamic State violence, during a dust storm on the outskirts of the town. Iraq, June 18, 2016.

‘From one hell to another’: Humanitarian disaster looms as thousands escape Fallujah

Women wearing Mickey Mouse ears watch the opening ceremony at Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, June 16, 2016.

Disneyland has arrived in China and the government is ‘calling the shots’


It’s more than fun and games. President Barack Obama said the park “captures the promise” of the bilateral relationship between the US and China.

A Brexit supporter holds a Union Flag at a ‘Vote Leave’ rally in London

‘Should I stay or should I go now?’ Brits mull the fate of their European experiment


The people of Britain vote next week on whether to remain in the European Union or leave. But who exactly can vote?

A group of British children wearing their school uniforms greet the Queen at a ceremonial opening near London

British schools may make their uniforms gender neutral


In the UK, it’s the norm for school children to wear uniforms. In most schools, that means girls in skirts and boys in pants. If you don’t fit into one of these traditional gender categories… too bad. But things may be starting to change.

Gianfranco Rosi's 'Fire at Sea' won the highest honor at this year's Berlin Film Festival

Award-winning documentary shows the contrasting worlds of refugees, locals on an Italian island


More than 150,000 people arrived by boat on the Italian coast last year — many of them landing on the tiny Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. The Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi has been documenting the lives of the local people on the island, as they watch what is unfolding around them.

A group of Mbuti Pygmies listen to playback of their own music in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1952. The recording was made by ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey.

DJs worldwide give new life to an archive of 35,000 African songs


A massive archive of African songs has been opened up to musicians, the first of its kind. The library was created by legendary ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey over the course of 50 years from the 1920s to 70s. Access to its 35,000 recordings has now been given to a UK project called Beating Heart, which will raise money for the communities where the music was originally recorded.