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Science, Tech & Environment

Survivors of the London tower fire say they'll launch their own investigation

As an investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire in London continues, survivors and others are coming together to crowdsource lists of those found safe, as well as those still missing or presumed dead. The World’s Marco Werman interviews Joshua Vantard, a 26-year-old engineering student who created a database of names of those found, missing and confirmed deceased.

Lifestyle & Belief

Would you eat haggis?

Haggis imports have been outlawed in the United States since 1971. The ban was put in place because one of the key ingredients of haggis - sheep lungs - are prohibited in food products here. Now there is a fresh press by the UK government to try and overturn the import ban on traditional Scottish haggis.

Conflict & Justice

Bill Cosby is unlikely to face rape charges in court, but that wouldn't be the case in other countries

Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.