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Life April 20, 2019
Whisky business at the Laphroaig distillery
A wee dram at the Laphroaig distillery in the Scottish Hebrides turns into an invocation of a whisky-loving soul.
Travel November 18, 2017
Street art in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Street artists in Banja Luka are lobbying the EU to have the city in Bosnia and Herzegovina deemed the European Capital of Culture in 2024, to help the region overcome its association with civil war.
News May 12, 2018
Dhaka’s climate refugees a warning
Dhaka is on the frontline of climate change disaster, as refugees from Bangladesh’s flooding south are migrating to the capital in abject poverty. Experts fear that failure to persuade regional towns to rapidly expand could lead to anarchy.
News June 24, 2017
Sicily’s tide of misery
The G7 summit in Sicily discussed aid and investment in Africa to stem the flow of refugees heading across the Mediterranean, but also brought tighter Italian maritime borders now threatening the lives of thousands.
News May 20, 2017
Brexit and UKIP in Margate, England
The depressed English seaside town of Margate was the epicentre of Nigel Farage’s pitch to those left behind by globalisation. But it’s now Theresa May they’re counting on to deliver UKIP’s platform.
Travel July 11, 2015
Going off-road in Mexico’s Baja 1000
An Australian fulfils his dream to tear across north-west Mexico.
Travel November 29, 2014
Bus etiquette in changing Turkey
Taking a seat on a bus in Turkey reveals the country shifting secularism.
Travel October 11, 2014
Cycle of life in southern Africa
Mountain biking in the rugged landscape of Lesotho makes for some uneasy riders.
Travel May 17, 2014
Life on Ascension Island
On Ascension Island, a speck in the middle of the South Atlantic, even the locals are far from home. To survive, its international workers seek common ground.