Emergency responders applied tourniquets to many of those injured by the explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon. The device had fallen out of favor with the medical establishment, but the American military experience in Iraq and Afghanistan changed that.
Even in death, Britain's former Prime Minister seems to hold sway over Britain. Over the last week, the country has seen everything from plans for a quasi-state funeral to booming sales of the song 'Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead."
The head of US tire maker Titan, Maurice Taylor, has said it would be "stupid" to invest in France. In a letter to a French government minister, Taylor claimed that French workers only put in three hours a day.
Award-winning British author Hilary Mantel has caused a firestorm in Britain with comments she made about Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The World's Alex Gallafent reports on the context in which Mantel's words were framed.
New York-based designers Adam Harvey and Johanna Bloomfield have created a range of clothing to counter surveillance by thermal imaging. They hope that their outerwear will draw attention to a growing culture of surveillance.
Since US forces ousted the Taliban in Afghanistan in late 2001, the face of Afghan leadership has belonged principally to one man: Hamid Karzai. The World's Alex Gallafent looks at the changing image in the west of Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai.
The small town of Ballina is known as ï¿½the Salmon Capital of Ireland'. It's home to only about 11,000 people. But it's also home to an extraordinary collection of historical documents. The World's Alex Gallafent reports from New York.
Fifty years after the Soviets sent the first man into space, The World's Alex Gallafent reports that space memorabilia is everywhere. It's in museums, it's on sale in auction houses, you can even buy stuff left behind on the surface of the moon.
Alex Gallafent looks at how countries go about creating their own government websites to market themselves to their own citizens. One North Korean website does it on the cheap, it uses a web template designed by someone in California.
This summer Britons have feasted on national celebrations including the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and London's Olympic Games. When the Paralympic Games conclude in a few weeks, Britain will have to get back to reality. And that might not be easy.
The World's Alex Gallafent looks at the online sensation Jacob Collier, a young Englishman who loves to sing and arrange. Collier has created an online hit with his version of Stevie Wonder's "Isn't She Lovely?"