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Uber: Two top executives leave in leadership 'reshuffle'

Image copyright AFP Image caption The re-organisation comes after a tumultuous debut listing for Uber on on New York's Stock Exchange Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer have stepped down following a leadership reshuffle at the ride-hailing app.In an internal memo, chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi explained the moves were intended to give him…
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Don't get my goat: The island farmers fighting livestock theft

Image copyright Gemma Handy Image caption Goats can fetch thousands of dollars in Antigua Hiding in a bush, draped in tamarind tree branches and waiting for a hapless goat to stroll by might seem an unlikely way to earn a dollar. But grabbing a creature unawares while it is tucking into its favourite food is…
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The long echo of WW2 trauma

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Richard Burton and Arthur "Dutch" Schultz played by Richard Beymer in The Longest Day World War One and Vietnam are the wars most closely associated with post-traumatic stress - but it was also a huge problem for the combatants in World War Two, and one that may still be affecting…
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Everest through the eyes of a Sherpa: 'Climbers need to wake up’

Image copyright AFP / Seven Summit Treks Image caption Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record not just once, but twice after summiting Everest for a 24th time At least 11 people have died trying to climb Mount Everest this year. Kami Rita Sherpa, who's been to the world's highest summit more times than anyone…
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Turkey's Erdogan is best man at footballer Mesut Ozil's wedding

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Erdogan congratulated the couple after the ceremonyTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the best man at German footballer Mesut Ozil's wedding on Friday.Ozil, who has Turkish roots, sparked a furore when he posed in photos with Mr Erdogan before the World Cup last year.He then quit…
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Storm Miguel hits French coast leaving three rescuers dead

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTen French departments were on alert for the stormA rescue boat has overturned in the Atlantic off the west coast of France leaving three crew dead, amid winds of up to 129 km/h (80 mph).They were part of a crew of seven who had gone to the…