Mining is often carried out by ill-equipped artisanal miners who sometimes invade abandoned mines [File: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters] At least 20 miners have been trapped underground after a shaft collapsed in central Zimbabwe, according to state media. The police on Thursday said at least two bodies had been recovered as rescue efforts continue. More: Zimbabwe economy: Dire…

PUBLISHED December 26, 2019 Christmas is over, so why are 12 percent of the world’s Christians waiting until January to celebrate? The answer lies in many Orthodox churches’ decision to adhere to a nearly 2,000-year-old calendar that differs from the one used by most of the world today. The origins of the split over when…

PUBLISHED December 26, 2019 Christmas is over, so why are 12 percent of the world’s Christians waiting until January to celebrate? The answer lies in many Orthodox churches’ decision to adhere to a nearly 2,000-year-old calendar that differs from the one used by most of the world today. The origins of the split over when…

Tuesday, 3 December has been designated the United Nations International Day of People with Disabilities.Here, Hannah Dines, Rio 2016 Paralympian and contributor to the BBC’s Para-sport podcast Stumps, Wheels and Wobblies, gives her thoughts.It happens time and time again in Paralympic sport that the story is chosen for us.Our disability is the negative comparison that…

Posted at 16:3516:35’After match munch’Slightly less glamorous than we were expecting but if it keeps you winning who are we to judge.Posted at 16:3016:30GOALTom GayleBBC Get Inspired reporter at the venuesThis is surely a contender for goal of the round? Brilliant work from Boston United’s number 7 to get out of the way as the…

It goes without saying that it’s a terrible idea to enter a wild animal’s enclosure. But a few days ago, in the quest for a selfie, a woman climbed over the concrete barrier of a jaguar enclosure at Wildlife World Zoo, outside of Phoenix, Arizona. The jaguar grabbed her sweater and ripped into her arm—the…