An 11-year-old girl said being invited on stage to perform with the Foo Fighters was the “best night” of her life. Nandi Bushell challenged the band’s lead singer Dave Grohl to a “drum off” over social media in 2020, with the pair exchanging videos. Nandi, who began drumming aged five, joined the Grammy Award-winners on
A new tool which could help detect breast cancer has been trialled at Nottingham University Hospital. The artificial intelligence known as MIA was trained using historical scans to see if it would make the same diagnosis as humans. In the UK mammograms are reviewed by two specialists and it is hoped the artificial intelligence (AI)
Campaigner Greta Thunberg has spoken to BBC Scotland ahead of the COP26 climate change summit, which is due to be held in Glasgow in November. In a wide ranging interview, Ms Thunberg said she is “not 100% sure” that she will attend the talks and that her decision will be based on whether the event
From his bedroom in Cardiff, 19-year-old producer Chris Rich has worked with some of the biggest names in rap, such as Stormzy, Skepta and Aitch. He started by selling so-called type beats – beats inspired by the sound of well-known artists – on online download sites while he was at school. Type beats are fast
Sabyasachi Mukherjee is a globally sought-after designer from India. Best known for bridal wear, dressing the likes of Priyanka Chopra-Jonas and Deepika Padukone on their wedding days, his designs have been worn by many stars, including Oprah Winfrey and Sophie Turner. Wanting to reach a wider audience, he teamed up with H&M to make a
As Strictly prepares to return to our screens next month another South African dancer has joined the professionals. That brings the total of South Africans on the show to four, including last year’s winner, Oti Mabuse, who danced with comedian Bill Bailey. So what’s pushed South Africans to the fore? We dusted down our dance
A community in northern Kenya has found a sustainable way to feed orphaned baby elephants – using goats’ milk. The community run Reteti sanctuary says it introduced the milk because it’s less costly than the powdered baby formula it had been using and because it appears to be more nutritious. As a result, the Samburu
Australia’s Phillip Island is home to the largest colony of little penguins on the planet. Ten of the birds were fitted with trackers measuring GPS, water temperature and the depth the penguins are feeding at during the breeding season. BBC Click finds out more. See more at Click’s website and @BBCClick
Experts say rapid innovative solutions are needed to end our dependency on fossil fuels. Could a new project in the Swiss Alps provide an answer? Switzerland is committed to being climate neutral by 2050 and there are already plans to recreate the floating solar farm across the country and abroad. Video produced by Daniel South,
Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has said the medical challenges he faces while filming for television are “getting worse”. He was speaking during a session at the Edinburgh TV Festival honouring the 78-year-old with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the industry. Sir Billy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013 and retired
The plane ejector seat has saved more than 7,600 lives to date. It was invented in 1944 by an engineer from Northern Ireland. James Martin from Crossgar in County Down, began working on the seat after his friend and business partner, Valentine Baker, died in a plane accident. Now the ejection seat by the Martin-Baker
Action-comedy film Free Guy sees Ryan Reynolds break free of his programming as a video game non-player character. He learns he is part of a massively multi-player game called Free City after wearing a pair of sunglasses from one of the games real world players. But how much did video game culture inspire the film?
Untreated sewage leads to poor sanitation and disease around the world. Its effects are felt strongly in India, and Bangalore resident Tharun Kumar turned to cows for a solution. With help from the Biomimicry Institute, he has designed and built 50 sustainable sewage plants that work in a similar way to a cow’s stomach. The
Scotland’s first hybrid-electric plane has taken to the skies at a new test centre in Orkney. US-based aviation company Ampaire has replaced one of the piston engines in their retrofitted Cessna aircraft with a compact electric motor. Ampaire believes hybrid technology could pave the way to flying inter-island and short haul routes with greener technologies.
Table of Contents After having disputed ten finals to obtain the world title, having managed to be the world champion for almost 16 years and also having won more than 160 tournaments alone. Anatoli Karpov enters the list of the best international grandmasters of chess. Birth Anatoli Evgenyevich Karpov was born in Russia, Soviet Union