Hong Kong pro-democracy rally: ‘The streets are full once again’

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have again taken to the streets of Hong Kong.It’s the first time that police have allowed a rally by the Civil Human Rights Front, one of the territory’s largest pro-democracy groups, since August.The protests started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into broader anti-government demonstrations which have now […]

David Datuna: Artist eats $120,000 banana art at gallery

Georgian-born American artist David Datuna has eaten a banana used in an art work by Maurizio Cattelan, which had sold for $120,000 (£91,000).The artwork, titled Comedian, was on display at Art Basel in Miami, one of the world’s most high-profile art fairs.The banana was swiftly replaced and no further action will be taken against Datuna […]

Tanzanian college giving young mothers a chance to build a career

Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, banned teenage mothers from returning to public schools in 2017, claiming they could be a bad influence. Many of these girls often find themselves banished by their families as well, with little or no government support. But in Arusha, in northeastern Tanzania, a centre has been set up to help this […]

Art Basel: Maurizio Cattelan’s $120,000 banana eaten by artist

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The banana has attracted huge interest An artwork of an overripe banana duct-taped to a wall that sold for $120,000 (£91,000) has been eaten by a separate performance artist.The artwork, titled Comedian, by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, was on display at the international gallery Perrotin at Art Basel in […]

Trump impeachment: House Democrats make constitutional case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow US law professors teach impeachmentHouse Democrats have laid out the constitutional grounds for their case to impeach President Donald Trump, as the process gathers pace.A report by the judiciary committee setting out the legal and historical basis for impeachment comes ahead of Monday’s public hearing to […]