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.
Here's a satisfying day-dream: you have quit your job, but you're encouraged to write down your opinion about the whole thing ï¿½ and then publish it to your colleagues. Well, that was long standard practice for British diplomats. Alex Gallafent reports
Marcus Samuelsson is one of America's top chefs. He was born in Ethiopia. But, he was adopted by a couple from Sweden, where he grew up. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke to Samuelsson and asked the chef to share some of his musical influences.
The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf's reaction to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death. Rauf shot to prominence last year because of this plans to build an Islamic community center two blocks from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan.
Each Christmas, dozens of Québécois make the trip south to New York City to sell Christmas trees. The World's Alex Gallafent met a young couple from Montréal who are selling trees to fund their continuing travels around the world.