Freebirthing: The women giving birth without medical help

Some women are choosing to have their babies at home without the help of a medical professional, writes Alanah Eriksen. When Moby came into the world in his parents’ living room with the umbilical cord wrapped around his shoulders, his…

Coronavirus crisis ‘could help ease Gulf tensions’

Countries in the Gulf region – Iran and the six Gulf Arab states – will emerge “weaker, poorer and damaged” from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the UAE’s Minister of State, Dr Anwar Gargash. Speaking to the BBC from Abu…