The enigmatic pangolin, or scaly anteater, is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which shows that all eight species are now threatened with extinction.
A British biomechanist believes he can help ease the strain on the shins of walkers and soldiers trekking for many miles while wearing heavy loads on their backs with a new type of footwear. Can a spring change the way we walk? Jim Drury looks at the product's first steps.
At just under three-and-a-half foot tall, Arif Ibrahim Tambe had resigned himself to life alone. But the 32-year-old, who grew up against a backdrop of extreme size prejudice, has finally found love – with a woman almost 2ft taller than him. His new wife Ameena Ahmed, 21, even agreed to marry him - despite the threat of being disowned by her family. And the couple who live in Pune, India, have now taken their relationship to new heights by having their first child together.
Videographer / Director: Manav Manglani, Producer: John Balson / Ruchika Hurria, Editor: Joshua Douglas.
Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Ennis Gives Her Support to ParalympicGB
British Airways has teamed up with Olympic athletes Jessica Ennis, Louis Smith, Greg Rutherford and Zoe Smith who all give their messages of support to the ParalympicGB squad, coinciding with the kick off of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
British Airways created the video with the theme 'we are alongside you…' inspired by the definition of Paralympics games which many people are unaware of. Its origin is from the Greek prefix 'Para' which translates as 'beside' or 'alongside', as the Paralympic Games run in parallel to the Olympic Games.