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Wechat No.14020 Travel, trip, tour and journey

These four words are all related to visiting places or going from one place to another. Do you know their exact meaning and differences? Listen to this programme and find out Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30…

Wechat No.13987 Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss William Blake s collection of illustrated poems “Songs of Innocence and of Experience.” He published Songs of Innocence first in 1789 with five hand-coloured copies and, five years later, with additional Songs of Experience poems and the explanatory phrase “Shewing…

Wechat No.13977 Congress Members Stage All-Night Protest

Joe Biden s cousin talks about his Irish roots; Prize-winning photographer of children in conflict; Icelandic football fever (Photo: Democratic Congressional members stage sit-in led by Rep John Lewis (centre). Credit: AP) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in…

Wechat No.13920 The Bobbitt Story

On June 23rd 1993 a young wife cut off her husband s penis in a frenzied attack. She was Lorena Bobbitt – he was John Wayne Bobbitt – and their story was soon a talking point all over the world. Ashley Byrne has been speaking…

Wechat No.13913 America s Cannabis Business

An increasing number of US states have legalised cannabis in recent years, despite it remaining illegal under federal law. Gianna Palmer reports from a cannabis business expo in New York to gauge the enthusiasm of investors in this nascent industry, and Edwin Lane reports from…

Wechat No.13785 Macedonia’s Colourful Revolution

Lucy Ash meets Macedonia’s Special Prosecutors -three women who have become the scourge of the political elite and heroines of the street protests now rocking the tiny Balkan nation. Their job is to investigate claims of wrongdoing and corruption revealed in a huge wiretapping scandal….

Wechat No.13752 FARC Peace Deal In Colombia

The Colombian government and the FARC rebels say they have reached a definitive bilateral ceasefire in Latin America s longest running armed conflict. The main issue – the disarmament of the rebels – has been addressed. And, after half a century of war, the Colombian…

Wechat No.13708 Colombia and Farc agree to ceasefire

UK votes today in EU referendum, Trump attacks Hillary Clinton s integrity, China s unhealthy running tracks Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published