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Wechat No.6519 Chinese Firm Completes Inter Milan Takeover

Suning Commerce Group is paying $306m for 68% of Inter Milan football club. Associated Press football writer Rob Harris tells us why the Chinese are keen to invest in European football. Also in the programme, with Peru s presidential election too close to call, we…

Wechat No.6455 Cycling through grief

A personal tragedy motivated Juliana Buhring to cycle around the world solo. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.6451 Growing human organs in pigs

Goal to solve human transplant shortage, Lapis Lazuli mining fuels instability in Afghanistan, anxiety disorder higher in women and under 35s, US navy alcohol ban in Japan Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.6442 Gene Editing Breakthrough

How the technique CRISPR will change our lives; Australia battered by storms; How sales of the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli is funding the Taliban. Photo Credit: Getty Images Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.6336 Ethical Questions Over Pig Organs for Human Transplants

Photographing Mohammed Ali; Democratic race heats up; Digging up ancient music (PICTURE: Piglets crowd a stall at the H.C. Daniels hog farm in Drahnsdorf on April 28, 2016 near Golssen, Germany CREDIT: Carsten Koall/Getty Images) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC…

Wechat No.6268 The Arrest of James Earl Ray

How the man convicted for killing the civil rights leader Martin Luther King was detained in London in June 1968. After Dr King s murder, James Earl Ray had fled to Europe using a Canadian passport and a false name. Witness hears from some of…

Wechat No.1865 French Strikes Disrupt Fuel Supplies

The French energy giant Total says it will seriously review its investment plans in France, after several of its oil refineries were blockaded by workers protesting against a new labour law. An estimated 20% of French petrol stations have either run dry or are low…