A huge explosion in Gaza following an early morning Israeli airstrike

Knock on the roof: how does Israel warn of airstrikes?

Briefing Mon 14 Jul, AT 11:04

Israeli military hits buildings in Gaza with an unarmed 'knock on the roof' to warn of airstrikes

Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: operation to re-float liner begins

Briefing Mon 14 Jul, AT 09:31

Largest maritime salvage operation begins, but activists fear re-floating Costa Concordia could harm dolphins

Doctors carry the body of a victim of the Ebola outbreak

Ebola outbreak: why the disease is 'out of control'

Briefing Fri 11 Jul, AT 14:45

As the death toll rises in West Africa, epidemiologists say that humans could be making it worse

A supermoon rises behind a Greek temple

Supermoon 2014: what is it and how can I see it?

Briefing Fri 11 Jul, AT 12:19

Everything you need to know ahead of the first supermoon of 2014 this weekend

A jar of medical marijuana

The pros and cons of legalising drugs

Briefing Fri 11 Jul, AT 12:08

A tide of support for legalising drugs seems to be rising around the world. Could it work here too?

 A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana

Legal marijuana: how the American system works

Briefing Fri 11 Jul, AT 12:05

Licensed 'pot shops' open in Washington as recreational marijuana goes on sale for the first time

An electric car driven by Christine Lagarde

Electric car-sharing scheme comes to London from France

Briefing Thu 10 Jul, AT 15:19

Thousands of vehicles will be available for hire in London next year – but how will the scheme work?

UK passport

Passport delays: how long does an application take?

Briefing Thu 10 Jul, AT 13:31

Everything you need to know about passport delays and how to fast-track your application

NHS

NHS funding crisis: how can it plug the gap?

Briefing Thu 10 Jul, AT 12:06

New spending review reveals annual deficit of £100m, raising fears that free healthcare could end

The Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day last year

Bastille Day: 'le jour de gloire est arrivé'

Briefing Thu 10 Jul, AT 10:11

From prison riots to fireworks, the history of Bastille Day – France's fête nationale

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