Why do people who suffer a near-death experience often describe seeing a bright light? Why does the moon seem to affect people in bizarre ways? This week on Health we explore some of the most common unexplained medical mysteries.
We begin in Israel and Gaza, where we are seeing the fiercest fighting in four years. Israeli air strikes have been raining down on the coastal strip, and militants in Gaza have been firing hundreds of rockets across the border. Next, we take a look at the social media war being played out between the two sides. Finally, we take you to Lebanon for a look at the radical sheik whose war-like messages are being increasingly well received by disaffected Sunnis.
He's the only British CEO of a French listed company, a former division rugby player and the founder of a charity called "One Young World" which brings together more young people around the world. Our guest this week in "The Business Interview" is David Jones, CEO of Havas.
The Vatican has hired the Fox News correspondent in Rome as "senior communications adviser" to improve its public relations strategy as it copes with a scandal involving the leak of sensitive documents.
Melissa Bell meets Alastair Campbell, former director of Communications for Tony Blair. He speaks about his key role in Labour’s election campaigns and stresses the importance of communication in politics.
Radio not working? Internet on the blink? It could be because radiation from the largest solar flare in four years has reached earth. Solar flares are intense, short-lived bursts of energy, and can cause interference with communication devices.
How strong is brand Russia? In this edition of Beyond Business we’re looking at the Russian government’s attempts to clean up its image. Allegations of corruption and sleaze are weighing it down. Is Russian business paying the price?
A blog created in 2008 in Kenya has become a worldwide sensation: Ushahidi - 'testimony' in Swahili- is a free software that collates information sent in by the public. Any one can text or email about a crisis, catastrophe or during an election. Information is gathered on maps that are accessible online. It made the headlines recently, during the Haiti earthquake, which saw some victims rescued thanks to texts and reports published in real time.
A year has flown by – packed with action, visits, speeches and now a year to the day he was elected, a political set back for Barack Obama. Was the expectation just too big for this first year of Obama’s Administration to be called a success?