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Wechat No.9531 Europe: Norway s Experience

We report on Norway s experience of living within Europe but outside the EU. As Britain teeters on the brink of leaving the European Union, our reporter Rob Young has been talking to people in Norway who wish their country was more integrated with the…

Wechat No.9512 Follow That Tractor

Each month in a flat piece of English Fenland, a site the size of 40 football pitches, hosts the biggest second hand farm machinery auction in the world. It is both uniquely British and international – buyers from four continents arrive by truck, taxi, or…

Wechat No.9493 Gun Control v Right to Bear Arms

Orlando police say 49 people were killed in a shooting at a gay nightclub; Leading politicians react; Gunman s father says he is grief stricken. (Photo: A couple share a kiss wrapped in a rainbow flag as residents of San Francisco mourn the mass shooting…

Wechat No.9489 Details of Orlando gun battle emerge

Florida nightclub shooting victims identified, Qatar court convicts raped Dutch woman, what causes football hooliganism? What does Northern Ireland think of Brexit? Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.9479 Taking on India s Sex Traffickers

When he was a teenager Ajeet Singh made a remarkable spur-of-the-moment decision to adopt the children of a sex worker with the aim of giving them a different future. The decision not only changed his life, but the lives of many sex workers in his…

Wechat No.9410 Takeover week: Guest Editor Mary Berry

Mary Berry looks back with fondness at being a Girlguide in the 1940s and explains why she thinks it makes her the woman she is today. Jane Garvey talks to Julie Bentley, Chief Executive of Girlguiding UK about how the organisation has changed since Mary…

Wechat No.9396 Pronouncing verbs and nouns

REcord and reCORD. Which is the noun and which is the verb? In this programme Catherine and Neil discuss words that have the same spelling but are pronounced differently Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after…

Wechat No.9395 Orlando Gunmen Had Grudge in His Heart

Tbilisi zoo a year after devastating floods; Singing in a second language; Can football be rid of hooliganism? (Picture: A DJ who was in the club at the time of the attack is comforted by a friend Credit: AP) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in…

Wechat No.9343 13/06/2016 GMT

The daily drama of money and work from the BBC. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.9311 When TV Came To Bhutan

There was a ban on television in Bhutan for decades because of fears it would ruin the country s traditional way of life. But in June 1999 the tiny Himalayan kingdom finally broadcast its first TV programme. Ashley Byrne has spoken to two people who…