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Wechat No.7855 Muhammad Ali: Funeral Service

We re live from Louisville, Kentucky for Muhammad Ali s prayer service. It s being called the most widely covered Muslim funeral in US history, ahead of the big memorial procession tomorrow. We’ll take the prayers and eulogies live, and hear from mourners at the…

Wechat No.7852 09/06/2016

Lilian makes herself clear, and the Grundys enjoy a summer tradition. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.7829 Women on Clinton

We hear young women discuss Hillary Clinton, the first woman to secure a major party s nomination for US president. Is her nomination really a milestone for women? Also, we ll hear reaction to the death of Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi. He has died…

Wechat No.7794 Italy Probes Wrong People Smuggler Claims

Doubts over Eritrean people smuggler arrest; Scotland on Brexit; India s antique hunters. Photograph shows Medhanie Yehdego Mered pictured at Palermo airport in Italy, but Italian prosecutors are investigating whether the wrong man was extradited. (Credit: Reuters) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China…

Wechat No.7790 Colombia s City of Women

In northern Colombia, survivors of a decades long conflict have decided to take their destiny into their own hands. Fighting between the state, left-wing rebels and some right-wing paramilitaries has left nearly seven million people displaced. It s been ten years since a group of…

Wechat No.7734 Iraq s Secret Nuclear Programme

In June 1981 Israeli war planes destroyed Iraq s new, French-built nuclear reactor. Two senior Iraqi nuclear scientists, who were in Baghdad that day, tell Witness how the world s first air strike against a nuclear plant would trigger Iraq s secret programme to acquire…

Wechat No.7729 Penicillin

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss penicillin, discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. It is said he noticed some blue-green penicillium mould on an uncovered petri dish at his hospital laboratory, and that this mould had inhibited bacterial growth around it. After further work, Fleming filtered…

Wechat No.7725 Young and in business

New young entrepreneurs are appearing everywhere. Alice and Rob discuss whether grey hair is best Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published