""I sit opposite another local radio presenter who does the same job as me in a 'double header'. As a permanent member of staff he gets £4,000 more, 5 weeks holiday, pension and sick pay. He is male.""
Anonymous BBC Presenter
Published evidence to the UK DCMS Select Committee
"“It’s a farce. It’s 15 days later and they take the first car away. It was the first car they were in in this country and it’s the last car the police have taken away.""
Son of Ross Cassidy, car owner
""If you're trying to influence an American election, that's a one-stop shop""
"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
Thousands of orange and black Monarch butterflies have started arriving in their winter home of central Mexico. Millions of the insects embark on an
Residents of Memphis, Tennessee, have described feeling like they were in a horror film after waking up to a giant spider web in their neighbourhood
The decline in bee populations has been well documented for years. Now, following in the footsteps of the US, in Europe a recent move by France to
Over 40% of Madagascar’s crops could be directly threatened by the spread of locusts, despite various eradication programmes. According to the United
Hector the stick insect robot is the brainchild of the Biomechatronics research group at Germany’s Bielefeld University. The robot can move all six
At the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans what looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of real bug treats served up
Belgium is a country known for its cuisine.
The Belgians enjoy mussels, fries, and waffles.
Now there are more delicacies waiting to take this
A three-foot-wide (0.91 metre) wasp nest has caused a buzz in Winchester, England.
The nest is unusually large, but what may be more surprising is
It was on this day 117 years ago that scientist Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery of how mosquitos transmit malaria parasites to humans. On August
The Konchu Ryori Kenkyukai (Insect Cuisine Research Association) opens its doors to anyone interested in sampling insects as food. Those in
Better understanding how insects move in space and time could provide useful clues for industrial innovation.
That is according to scientists at
Head to the park for a picnic this summer and you might find you are the one who is on the menu.
In Europe, mosquitos are out in full force
The indomitable cockroach has long been considered one of man’s greatest foes. Widely believed to be obstinate enough to survive nuclear war
Insects have a wide field of view and are acutely sensitive to motion. Their eyes are made up of thousands of light-sensing structures. Each contains
Is this the shape of food to come? Most Westerners would be disgusted at the idea of this being a staple food, but for many in the third world bugs
Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world’s already limited resources.
Raising livestock takes up a massive
One of the world’s smallest butterflies, the Sinai Baton Blue, is threatened with extinction according to scientists.
It feeds on a specific kind
More and more beekeepers all over the world are witnessing a sharp drop in the number of bees they keep.
In the United States, 25 percent of
A deployment of french soldiers has been sent to the country’s caribbean territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Their task? Draining stagnant
Most people avoid being stung by bees, but at a clinic in Beijing patients are queuing up to be deliberately stung. Bee-sting therapy dates back