North Korea May Be Facing Big Problems With Its Nuclear Reactors

North Korea May Be Facing Big Problems With Its Nuclear Reactors

9.04.2014
North Korea's main nuclear site could be facing a radiation leak following water supply woes, experts have warned. A constant water supply...
North Korea 'Execute Official By FLAME-THROWER'

North Korea 'Execute Official By FLAME-THROWER'

8.04.2014
North Korea has reportedly executed an official using a flamethrower, on orders of the country’s leader Kim Jong-un. His grisly end...
North Korea's Drones Are Rubbish

North Korea's Drones Are Rubbish

3.04.2014
South Korea is studying what it claims is a remote controlled airplane drone from it's dictatorial neighbour in the North. Camouflaged...
North Korea's Space Agency Logo Is Both Familiar And Hilarious

North Korea's Space Agency Logo Is Both Familiar And Hilarious

2.04.2014
Everyone knows the most important thing when creating a successful space agency isn't money, rockets or a plan to reach Mars - it's a funky...
North Korean Coast Hit By Earthquake Sparking Fears Of Nuclear Test

North Korean Coast Hit By Earthquake Sparking Fears Of Nuclear Test

Paul Vale  1.04.2014
A magnitude 5 earthquake was recorded off the coast of North Korea on Tuesday morning, sparking fears that Kim Jong-un had carried out...
Leaving A Nasty Taste: Lebanese Restaurant Displays Giant Saddam Hussein Poster As 'Political Protest'

Leaving A Nasty Taste: Lebanese Restaurant Displays Giant Saddam Hussein Poster As 'Political Protest'

Sara C Nelson  31.03.2014
Customers are calling for a boycott of a Lebanese restaurant after the owner placed a giant photograph of former Iraqi dictator Saddam...
Korea's 'Exploding Donut' And 18 Other Remarkable Pictures From Sea Border Dispute

Korea's 'Exploding Donut' And 18 Other Remarkable Pictures From Sea Border Dispute

31.03.2014
Remarkable pictures of an explosive dispute between North and South Korea have emerged. Artillery shells were fired into each other's...
What Kind of Week Has It Been? 28 March 2014

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 28 March 2014

27.03.2014
With politicians having precisely nothing to do but prepare for an election, Nick Clegg, the future former Deputy Prime Minister, and Nigel...

This Haircut Is Now Compulsory In North Korea, But What If It Happened Here?

Charlotte Meredith  26.03.2014
It is now mandatory for men in North Korea to get the same haircut as dictator Kim Jong-un. The secretive state's impoverished citizens...

Catching the Conscience of a Kim: The Globe Takes Hamlet to North Korea

18.03.2014
Aptly enough, the Globe is embarking on a global tour - visiting every country to perform the tale of the tortured protagonist wrestling...
BBC Apology Only Emboldens Dictatorial Regimes

BBC Apology Only Emboldens Dictatorial Regimes

18.03.2014
I was one of the 10 participants on a trip to North Korea in March 2013, involving students of the London School of Economics (LSE) and...

Kim Jong-Un - See You in Court

18.03.2014
Yesterday Australian judge Michael Kirby, who chaired the United Nations Commission of Inquiry into human rights violations in North Korea,...
The BBC's Exit Strategy If Panorama Students Got Stuck In North Korea Was Dreadful

The BBC's Exit Strategy If Panorama Students Got Stuck In North Korea Was Dreadful

Jessica Elgot  17.03.2014
A BBC Panorama programme which sent an undercover team into North Korea as part of a group of LSE students made a "serious failing" and...
7 Of The Wackiest Conspiracy Theories About The Malaysian Airline Disaster

7 Of The Wackiest Conspiracy Theories About The Malaysian Airline Disaster

Jessica Elgot  11.03.2014
As the search for the doomed Malaysian Airlines plane enters its fourth day, officials basically know precisely nada. No debris, no distress...