Real or cake? Mum creates life-size creations of twins

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmateur baker Lara Mason spent more than 100 hours recreating her daughters in cake.An amateur baker has created life-size cake versions of her twin daughters to celebrate their first birthday.Lara Mason, 31, from Walsall, spent more than 100 hours crafting the edible...

Curling gets an unlikely fan in Mr T

Image copyright Getty Images Every four years the UK goes crazy for curling at the Winter Olympics - but this year it has a new fan.Mr T has been entertaining his followers on Twitter with his observations on the sport. The ex-wrestler is perhaps best known for his time on...

Winter Olympics: Is this the worst luge crash so far?

Emily Sweeney of the USA escaped serious injury after crashing in the women's singles luge competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.WATCH MORE: Christie crashes out in short-track 500m finalWatch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app.Available to...

In search of surrogates, foreign couples descend on Ukraine

Ukraine, one of Europe's poorest nations, is fast becoming the place to go for people desperate to find a surrogate to have their baby. The money on offer is drawing in many young women, but there are fears they could be exploited. Ana* was 18 years old when she found...

‘This Close’ Is by and About Deaf People, but That’s Only the Beginning

Kate (Ms. Stern) is an exuberant entertainment publicist determined to make her way in the world without any special accommodations; neither her boss (Cheryl Hines) nor her fiancé (Zach Gilford) make much effort to use sign language, expecting Kate to keep up with their conversation. Michael (Mr. Feldman) is a...

Tunisia tourism: Is it safe for UK holidaymakers?

Image copyright Frank Gardner Image caption A deserted beach at Sousse, the tourist resort where a jihadist killed 38 people Tour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people - 30 of them British -...

Olympic skater sails through wardrobe malfunction

South Korean skater Yura Min suffers a wardrobe malfunction but she and partner Alexander Gamelin continued, scoring 51.97 points and finishing in ninth place in the figure skating at Pyeongchang 2018.Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app.Available to...

Sewer network’s wet wipe blockages ‘increasing’

A water company says there is an increasing number of sewer network blockages caused by flushed wet wipes.Birmingham-based Severn Trent Water says it is seeing more of the items in the 45,000 blockages with which it deals each year in the Midlands.The trade body for the wet wipes industry has...

Medvedeva stars in figure skating team event

World champion Evgenia Medvedeva, 18, scores a season's best of 81.06 to win the women's single skating short programme in the team event and secure qualification for the Olympic Athletes from Russia.Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app.Available...

Where should the IS ‘Beatles’ be tried?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBethany Haines said the men should face justice for her father's murderThey were allegedly members of an Islamic State cell notorious for killing Western hostages and putting their deaths on camera.Western media dubbed them "the Beatles" because of their British accents.Today one...