How a Normandy village chose to recognise the bravery of Canadian solider Pte. Louis Valmont Roy on D-Day. His sister and nephew travelled from Canada to unveil the new school name, 75 years after the soldier’s death.
Watch the full story here: https://globalnews.ca/news/5367370/normandy-school-renamed-new-brunswick-d-day-hero/
High-profile sports events are invariably divided into female and male categories, but human beings do not always fit into one of those categories.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights estimates that between 0.05 and 1.7 per cent of the population is born with intersex traits, also known as differences of sex development (DSD).
So, what happens to athletes who fall somewhere between the male and female categories?
Explaining why the UK is finding it so difficult to leave the EU.
A feature report for BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme, about the remarkable St. Bride’s Church of Fleet Street, London. (Click here. Report begins at 29:30)
Courtesy: Christopher Ward
What really happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi? As the mystery deepens, pressure is mounting on U.S. President Donald Trump to confront Saudi Arabia over the case. (click on image to view story)
A British government minister has accused Russia of using the United Kingdom as a “dumping ground for poison”. It comes as a team of British counter-terrorism investigators work on the second Novichok nerve agent poisoning in four months. (Click on picture to view the story).
The Radio Academy award (ARIAS) for Best News Coverage 2017 went to the Stephen Nolan Show on BBC Radio 5 live for its coverage of the London Bridge attacks, when eight people were killed and dozens more were injured. I was part of the BBC Radio 5 live team that night, reporting from the scene.