After scoring some big victories in the US in 2014, the movement to get institutions to cut their ties to fossil fuel companies is broadening its focus in the UK to include big name museums and even toy companies.
As sea levels rise, so does the cost of fixing and controlling storm and flood damage. In the UK, that led to a decision to start letting the sea take back some of the coastline.
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden have revealed widespread surveillance of ordinary people in many countries. Those in nations from Germany to Brazil have denounced the spying. But it hasn't really bothered the British.
John F. Kennedy was the first US president to be seen widely on television. That gave people a sense of connection that left lasting memories, even in a tiny English town where Kennedy made a brief stop to attend church.
Most of the Europe's old cargo ships end up in South Asia, where they're broken up for scrap under terrible labor and environmental conditions. But there's a growing movement to have ships scrapped in Europe instead.
Two years after France became the first country to ban fracking, the country’s constitutional court is considering a challenge to the law.
This summer, France is rolling out a campaign called "Do You Speak Touriste?" to teach hoteliers, taxi drivers and anyone in the tourist trade, how to be nice to foreigners.
An American composer Joseph Bertolozzi is in Paris collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower. He's banging the struts, bolts and girders and recording the results. With that, he plans to compose a piece of music.
After decades of dreaming and scheming, companies say they're finally ready to start mining the bottom of the world's oceans for valuable minerals.
As the UK gears up to start a gas-fracking industry, government and industry say they're determined to avoid the mistakes made in the US. But observers differ as to whether the country is better prepared for the risks.
Health workers in Africa have made great strides treating severe malnutrition thanks to Plumpy'Nut. Yet India, which has its own child malnutrition problems, has blocked importation. So Indian doctors are now concocting their own locally made version.