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Wechat No.147800 The New Sushi

It s widely agreed that bugs could be a sustainable source of protein for humans in the future, but large-scale production is very labour intensive. As the BBC’s Katy Watson discovers, in Mexico – where there is a long bug-eating tradition – the infrastructure required…

Wechat No.147792 Capturing Aleppo s Destruction on Film

Syrian Armenian film-maker Avo Kaprielian discusses Houses Without Doors, his film capturing the bombardment of Aleppo from his parents balcony in the city. Also, Vivienne Chow reports from Hong Kong where the first venue in the $3 billion West Kowloon Cultural District has just opened,…

Wechat No.147753 The Invention of the Tank

The first tanks during WW1; the arrest of Abimael Guzman, leader of Peru s Shining Path movement; the discovery of the Lascaux cave paintings; the destruction of the ancient city of Smyrna; anthrax attacks in America after 9/11. PICTURE: A British tank in France during…

Wechat No.147687 Capturing Aleppo s Destruction on Film

Syrian Armenian film-maker Avo Kaprielian discusses Houses Without Doors, his film capturing the bombardment of Aleppo from his parents balcony in the city. Also, Vivienne Chow reports from Hong Kong where the first venue in the $3 billion West Kowloon Cultural District has just opened,…

Wechat No.147612 Weekend Extra

The typewriters with no keyboard; Russia s parliamentary election; St Kilda s lost songs Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.147343 DBC Pierre – Vernon God Little

Harriett Gilbert talks to the hugely acclaimed writer DBC Pierre about his best-selling first novel Vernon God Little. An absurdly humorous look at the misadventures of a Texas teen named Vernon Little whose best friend has just killed 16 of their classmates and himself. In…

Wechat No.147199 DBC Pierre – Vernon God Little

Harriett Gilbert talks to the hugely acclaimed writer DBC Pierre about his best-selling first novel Vernon God Little. An absurdly humorous look at the misadventures of a Texas teen named Vernon Little whose best friend has just killed 16 of their classmates and himself. In…

Wechat No.147170 DBC Pierre – Vernon God Little

Harriett Gilbert talks to the hugely acclaimed writer DBC Pierre about his best-selling first novel Vernon God Little. An absurdly humorous look at the misadventures of a Texas teen named Vernon Little whose best friend has just killed 16 of their classmates and himself. In…

Wechat No.147167 Wall Street Update

Fergus Nicoll catches up on Wall Street chatter, where the Dow ended at 18,123. His guest is Chris Low of FTN Financial. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published