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Wechat No.15026 Sara Khan

Kirsty Young s castaway is Sara Khan. A British Muslim human rights activist, she s the director of Inspire, a counter-extremism and women s rights organisation which she co-founded in 2009. Born in Bradford in 1980 to Pakistani parents, she decided to wear the veil…

Wechat No.14912 Syrian Voices

The Syrian conflict has changed people s lives irrevocably and, in this programme, we allow people to reflect on the situation in which they find themselves. We hear from Sam, who has stayed in his home city of Deraa. Alia lives in a rural area…

Wechat No.14896 The Sunnah of Muhammad

The Sunnah is considered the pathway to a good life. It is the teachings, actions and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and is studied and read by Muslims the world over. Safaa Faisal travels to Egypt to explore how the Sunnah is being fought over…

Wechat No.14842 Outlook Weekend: Hidden Talents

Hidden talents: ex diplomat with talent for singing, housekeeper who scaled Everest (L) Gilad Millo: credit: Zollo (R) Lhakpa Sherpa: credit: Bhrikuti Rai Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.14823 Oldest Antarctic Ice Found

The importance of analysing the trapped past atmospheres contained in bubbles in ice cores is invaluable to our understanding of our climate. Until now, ice cores drilled in Antarctica only go back to 800,000 years old. But geologists exploring a little known valley, high up…

Wechat No.14820 How long does Britain have to leave the EU?

Estonian president argues for EU unity on UK exit; Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wants “immediate discussions” over remaining in EU; Gay Pride in London as British government minister comes out Union flag banners hang across a street near the Houses of Parliament in central…