Renee Lewis


Canadian singer rocks out against heavy oil

Neil Young draws praise and criticism for lambasting oil industry and supporting indigenous land claims.


Jailed Palestinian hunger striker faces death

Family and friends of Samer Issawi, on hunger strike for more than 200 days in Israeli jail, say he may die any moment.

US & Canada

Indigenous tap new app to save old languages

A modern texting app released in Canada allows indigenous people to communicate in their native languages.

Science & Technology

Facebook rehab

Obsessive use of the internet is changing the way people communicate and interact - even the way our brains function.


Q&A: 'Why violence has declined' among humans

Steven Pinker, author of "The Better Angels of Our Nature", argues this may be the most peaceful era in human existence.

Science & Technology

The mystery of the Higgs boson

Two experiments at CERN could confirm or contradict everything scientists theorise about the nature of the universe.

Science & Technology

Q&A: Robert Cailliau

Cailliau's career at CERN spanned almost four decades, during which time he helped build the World Wide Web.


A mental and physical hell

The majority of the world's trafficked people are in Southeast Asia, and about half of those are forced into sex work.