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UK meets global HIV targets as diagnoses keep falling

Image copyright Science Photo Library HIV diagnoses are continuing to fall in the UK as it meets UN targets on diagnosis, treatment and transmission for the first time, according to a report from Public Health…

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BBC Music Day: Welsh bands bidding for global success

A new wave of Welsh bands and artists are vying for international recognition. They are being championed by the team behind Wales’ annual international showcase festival Focus Wales. The body has been taking emerging Welsh…


Gareth Davies: New global season ‘pivotal’ says WRU chairman

Gareth Davies won 21 Wales caps and played a Test for the British and Irish Lions Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies says delivering a new global season is pivotal for the future of the…


The Birmingham artist building a global audience on Twitter

An artist is building a global audience for his work – by showcasing his creations live on Twitter. Amrit Singh invites the world into his Birmingham studio and has so far amassed more than six…


Premier League clubs lead global transfer spending

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chelsea signed keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for a reported £71.6m Global spending on players during the summer transfer window hit a record $5.44bn (£4.16bn), according to Fifa….


Chanel chooses London for global holding company

Image copyright Reuters The luxury goods maker Chanel has told the BBC it’s elected to set up its global office in the UK. For the first time in its 110-year history, the brand is gathering…



Broadband speeds in UK slip down global league table

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Openreach is hiring 3,500 engineers to roll out ultra-fast fibre to 3 million more premises in the UK The UK has slipped from 31st to 35th place in the…


Frida Kahlo: The fashioning of a global icon

When Frida Kahlo died in 1954, her belongings were sealed until the caretaker of her estate passed away in 2002. For the first time her dresses, makeup and jewellery are being displayed outside of Mexico….


Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Candida auris is responsible for increasing invasive fungal infections in hospitals Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead…


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