It’s now illegal in England and Wales to smoke in a car with a passenger under 18. The law has been widely accepted and many feel it’s overdue -- but smokers’ rights activists are fuming.
Britain plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040, as the government intends to act on air pollution. Environmental groups said the proposals did not go far enough.
A 1,500-euro ($1,750) fix could save thousands of lives - but carmakers are unwilling to pay. Should the auto industry pick up the bill for its own mess?
Children in particular suffer from bad air. Manipulation of exhaust sensors for diesel cars - also known as Dieselgate - has resulted in more nitrogen oxide pollution. New research shows schools are also being affected.
In a village near New Delhi, three women went "mysteriously" unconscious at the same time and woke up to discover their hair was chopped. DW examines the interplay between superstitions and psychological issues in India.
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