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Wechat No.10443 Euro 2016 Football Hooliganism

We discuss the handling of violence at Euro 2016 in France. Hearing from Russian and English fans and also those living in France we discuss the violence that has seen Russia being given a suspended disqualification from the tournament. Also, as Venezuela s Foreign Minister…

Wechat No.10442 Europe: Switzerland s Experience

We report on Switzerland s experience of being in Europe but outside the EU. As polls indicate an increasing chance of Britain voting to leave the European Union next week, the BBC s Rob Young has been speaking to Swiss businesses about how they trade…

Wechat No.10422 The Economics of Brexit

The EU referendum s implications for the global economy; Russia plays second game at Euro 2016 amid worries about football violence; The world s oldest beer? (Photo: A British Union flag and a European Union flag. Credit: Reuters/Toby Melville) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in…

Wechat No.10397 My Father Injected Me with HIV

Brryan Jackson was deliberately injected with HIV as a baby – by his father – and was not expected to survive. He now runs a charity called Hope Is Vital. Image: Brryan Jackson Credit:Bailey E Kinney Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original…

Wechat No.10383 Takeover week: Guest editor Jackie Kay

The newly appointed Makar – Scottish National Poet – guest edits the programme. The subjects she has chosen are Writing poems to order – Jackie and fellow poet Imtiaz Dharker on writing commissioned poems. Both have recently written poems inspired by bookshops which are published…

Wechat No.10316 Countdown to Britain s EU Referendum

Taking the pulse of America s female voters; Fairy tales for rebel girls; Should baby buggies make way for wheelchairs on the bus? (Photo: The Union Jack flies besides the flag of the European Union in Cardiff, Wales, 14 June 2016. Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)…

Wechat No.10253 The Eruption of Mount Pinatubo

On 15 June 1991 one of the largest volcanic eruptions of recent times occurred at Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. The volcano had been dormant for over 600 years. The eruption produced high-speed avalanches of hot ash and gas, giant mudflows, and a cloud of…

Wechat No.10247 Seattle s $15 Minimum Wage

Edwin Lane reports from Seattle – the first major city in the United States to introduce a $15 minimum wage. Union leader David Rolf explains how it came about, and why the Fight for 15 campaign has spread across the US. Jacob Vigdor from the…

Wechat No.10109 Black, White and Beethoven

Britain s music scene today is a rich, multi-cultural feast that draws on talent from all corners of society. Unless, that is, your passion is classical music. In Britain, and across Europe, performers, composers, teachers and institutions remain resolutely, predominantly white. Why should this be,…