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Wechat No.1722 You re pulling my leg!

Want to trick someone? Here is a phrase that involves pulling a part of your body! Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.1701 Greece Closes Refugee Camp

Australian town s bat problem; French man hypnotised by TV show; Sir Paul McCartney depressed after Beatles (Photo: Refugee family waits during an evacuation operation by Greek police forces at makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, 24 May 2016. Credit:…

Wechat No.1644 Hands Across America

In May 1986, more than 5 million people took part in Hands Across America – an attempt to form a nationwide human chain to raise awareness of poverty and homelessness. Simon Watts talk to the organiser of the event, Hollywood promoter Ken Kragen. PHOTO: Direct…

Wechat No.1634 Vancouver s Freak Show Property Market

How did Vancouver become the least affordable city in North America? Edwin Lane reports from the Canadian city where house prices have gone through the roof. Affordability campaigner Eveline Xia and local politician David Eby outline the extent of the affordability crisis. Researcher David Ley…

Wechat No.1507 Shea Gold

Journalist and BBC presenter Akwasi Sarpong heads to Ghana to hear the stories of rural women at the bottom of the pyramid of a multi-million dollar confectionery, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industry relying on shea butter from Africa. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China…

Wechat No.1479 Green Light for Fracking in the UK

A council in Northern England has approved plans to allow fracking for shale gas to take place in Britain for the first time since a ban was lifted four years ago. The planning application by Third Energy to drill at a site near the village…

Wechat No.1429 Wall Street Update

Local councillors give the go-ahead to plans to carry out exploratory fracking at a site in North Yorkshire, England. We get reaction from both sides. Plus, Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago with a roundup of today s US market trading. Direct Link: Cdn…

Wechat No.1409 Episode 6

Made for 4 Extra. All the bonus and jokes that couldn t be squeezed into last week s News Quiz. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published