Gun Licences

With the duck hunting season kicking off in a few weeks, how tough is it to get a gun license?

Tehran Times

Consumer news from Iran, where petrol costs 11 cents a liter!

Bits and Bytes

Bill Thompson with the latest from the tech world.

Wedding Bells

The Lebanese wedding industry's alive and well, despite political instability.

Bugs for Tea

The United Nations is looking at edible insects as one solution to the world's food woes.

New Zealand Rice

The story behind the solitary sample of New Zealand rice in the International Rice Research Institute's seed bank.

Cookie Monster

The big, bad biscuit binger close up.


Red, juicy and meant to be an aphrodisiac.