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Wechat No.166288 Commend 和 recommend 的区别

One of these two words is more commonly used than the other one. Find out about their differences in this programme Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.165833 Elements: the Obscure Ones

In the final programme in our Elements series, Justin Rowlatt looks at the rarest and oddest members of the periodic table. What are they, and what are they used for? Minor metals merchant Anthony Lipmann explains how he made a fortune tracking down a stockpile…

Wechat No.165197 They Call Us Viet Kieu

For Anna Ngyuen, a second-generation British Vietnamese theatre producer, fear and unexplained inherited traumas are what she associated with Vietnam all her life. Her parents fled the war-torn country in 1975 in the mass exodus that followed the Vietnam war. Does the Vietnam her mother…

Wechat No.165012 Utah Land Disputes

On the programme today we focus on land wars. Two Republican members of the US House of Representatives from the state of Utah have succeeded in pushing through a bill called the Public Lands Initiative. Its aim, they say is to provide greater conservation and…

Wechat No.164963 The Attica Prison Rebellion

In 1971 inmates at Attica maximum security facility in New York State rioted and seized control of the jail, taking guards hostage. When negotiations failed, the authorities stormed the prison, dropping teargas from helicopters and firing hundreds of live rounds. At least 39 people were…

Wechat No.164845 Three person baby born by new method

US pledges $360m in aid for Syria, Allardyce leaves job as England football manager, Bid to resume ivory sales defeated Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.164836 Wall Street Update

Alex Ritson catches up with the day s trading on Wall Street, where the Dow ended the day up 0.7 per cent at 18,228. His guest is Mark Kepner of Themis Trading, New Jersey. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link:…