Crossing the border to go to school in the US – BBC News

Ana Fernanda and Ana Luisa Bernal are 16-year-old twins and juniors in high school. Since kindergarten, they’ve crossed an international border every single day to go to school. The girls live in Mexicali, Mexico, with their mother but, being born in the US, they’re able to cross to get an education in English in Calexico, … Read more Crossing the border to go to school in the US – BBC News

El Chapo: Rare prison video emerges – BBC News

A video has emerged which shows the Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in prison. He was arrested in 2016 and was found guilty at his drug trafficking trial in 2019, at a federal court in New York. He stood trial for drug trafficking charges after successfully evading US and Mexican authorities for years … Read more El Chapo: Rare prison video emerges – BBC News

Democratic debate: Bloomberg rivals line up to attack billionaire – BBC News

In a punchy debate worthy of Las Vegas, billionaire Michael Bloomberg came under attack from all sides. The field of candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination has been shrinking for months, but on Wednesday night in Nevada, the debate stage had one significant new arrival. For the first time since he launched his unconventional, … Read more Democratic debate: Bloomberg rivals line up to attack billionaire – BBC News

Coronavirus: South Korea has seen its confirmed cases spike – BBC News

South Korea has stepped up measures to contain the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, as confirmed infections rose sharply for a second day. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said it was now an emergency situation. The southern cities of Daegu and Cheongdo have been declared “special care zones”. The streets of Daegu are now largely … Read more Coronavirus: South Korea has seen its confirmed cases spike – BBC News

Can Coronavirus be contained? – BBC News

The coronavirus had infected 74,651 people in China as of 20 February, with 2,120 of them dying. It seems to start with a fever, followed by a dry cough. After a week, it leads to shortness of breath and some patients require hospital treatment. Notably, the infection rarely seems to cause a runny nose or … Read more Can Coronavirus be contained? – BBC News

Germany shooting: video from the suspect posted online days before the attacks – BBC News

A suspected far-right extremist carried out the attacks on two shisha bars in western Germany, killing at least nine people, officials say. Chancellor Angela Merkel said there were many signs the attacker in the city of Hanau had acted out of racism. Federal prosecutors are treating the case as terrorism. Some of those killed were … Read more Germany shooting: video from the suspect posted online days before the attacks – BBC News

Coronavirus: China expels reporters for article it deemed racist – BBC News

China has ordered three foreign journalists of the Wall Street Journal to leave the country over an opinion piece it said was “racist”. The article published on 3 February criticised the country’s response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The Chinese foreign ministry said it had asked the newspaper to apologise several times but it had … Read more Coronavirus: China expels reporters for article it deemed racist – BBC News

Nine dead after gun attacks on Germany shisha bars – BBC News

A suspected far-right extremist carried out the attack on two shisha bars in western Germany, killing at least nine people, officials say. Federal prosecutors are treating the case in the city of Hanau as terrorism, with authorities saying indications point to an anti-foreigner motive. In both places targeted on Wednesday night the clientele were reported … Read more Nine dead after gun attacks on Germany shisha bars – BBC News

UK Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says – BBC News

Low-skilled workers would not get visas under post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled by the government. It is urging employers to “move away” from relying on “cheap labour” from Europe and invest in retaining staff and developing automation technology. The Home Office said EU and non-EU citizens coming to the UK would be treated equally after UK-EU … Read more UK Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says – BBC News