British chef and author Sabrina Ghayour was born in Iran and moved to the UK the year of the Iranian revolution. She grew up in a house where nobody cooked so she taught herself cooking at a young age, watching TV chefs on British television.
In the UK, it's the norm for school children to wear uniforms. In most schools, that means girls in skirts and boys in pants. If you don't fit into one of these traditional gender categories... too bad. But things may be starting to change.
Jimi Hendrix continues to inspire fans more than forty years after his death. New recordings of the guitar great seem to surface all the time. But none can quite compare to the one The World's Clark Boyd got to hear recently.
Despite what grammar sticklers think, there was never a golden age of pure English: the language has always been an unruly mishmash of other languages. Just consult the Venerable Bede, a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of English.
One of the big unresolved questions around the referendum is what would happen in Northern Ireland in the event of a Brexit. A new frontier would be created between the EU and the UK, but what would this actually mean?