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Wechat No.200962 Traces

Our records define us – birth records, death records, crime records, marriage records – but what if you don t want to be defined by your records? And how do our physical and digital traces say affect us? In this episode of The Digital Human,…

Wechat No.200961 Calais Camp Clearance

French authorities have started to clear the migrant camp known as the “Jungle”. We hear migrants, refugees, locals, volunteers and activists tell the story of the day. We also discuss what happens next. What is the solution to the situation of the estimated 7,000 people…

Wechat No.200958 Belgians Block Key EU Pact With Canada

Belgium s Wallonia region has blocked the CETA Canada-EU trade deal. Professor Pierre D Argent from the University of Louvain explains why the people of Wallonia are so opposed to the deal. Also in the programme, both US presidential candidates have expressed concern about a…

Wechat No.200622 Acronyms

Are you interested in football? Do you know what FIFA is and why it’s called that? Or are you more interested in space and NASA? Neil and Catherine talk about acronyms Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30…

Wechat No.200239 A new crisis in Congo?

We re looking at how money could be inspiring a new decent into violence in Africa. The government in the Democratic Republic of Congo has postponed this year s elections by 18 months, saying the voters register isn t ready. The opposition and western donors…

Wechat No.198989 AT&T Announces Time Warner Take Over

In the US, both presidential hopefuls have raised concerns about the proposed takeover by AT&T of Time Warner – the company behind Game of Thrones and the Harry Potter films. We ll examine some of those concerns. Why is a small region of Belgium STILL…

Wechat No.198783 23/10/2016

Alice has a job on her hands, and Roy strikes a pose. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.197992 The Debates Dissected

After three US presidential debates which have attracted some of the biggest viewing audiences in modern American political memory, what have we learned from these televised clashes? In one of the most bitter and polarised presidential campaigns, how much have Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton…

Wechat No.197720 Outlook Weekend: Family photographs

Levi Bettweiser from the American city of Boise, Idaho, is on a photographic mission. He tells us how he s “rescued” over 18,000 images from forgotten rolls of film by trawling the internet and second hand shops for old cameras that have undeveloped photographs inside…