France

‘My dad, the claw hair clip inventor’

It was the hair accessory of choice in the 1990s - fashionable yet functional - making a comeback in Covid lockdown when a trip to the salon wasn't possible. But few people realise the claw clip started life in a humble workshop in

Meet Capt Ibrahim Traoré: Africa’s youngest ruler

Said to have been a shy but intelligent boy in school, Burkina Faso's Capt Ibrahim Traoré has become the latest military officer to seize power in a coup in one of France's former colonies in West Africa. He overthrew his former