While Vietnam weighs up declaring the country COVID-19-free after more than a month without community transmission, the declaration will come as little comfort to the hill tribes of Sapa who solely...

In the United States, this weekend – the Memorial Day holiday weekend – is considered the unofficial start of summer. To coincide with its arrival, some of the country’s 50 states are easing the...

Taylor Edgar (onlinewords.co.uk) looks at market gardening in the Falkland Isles and how a locally-based producer facing up to lockdown and pandemic emergency, supplies local population with salad...

Ramadan’s climax is going to be a quiet affair this year for Muslims around the world, writes Taylor Edgar. Typically, the end of the iftar fast is a time for people to visit family and friends,...

Yesterday (Friday May 8)  the Faroe Islands marked VE Day…and celebrated the success of their local campaign to control the spread of coronavirus. The Faroes have a unique place in the history of...

Two decades after the launch of the International Space Station and the 50th anniversary of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, the latest ISS commander believes there is “almost zero chance” of...