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"Get back on the ship," coastguard orders captain of Costa Concordia
Newshour spotted this extraordinary exchange between the Italian coastguard and the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship on the...
Scattino is a typical modern-day manager. Hasn't a clue when it comes tot he crunch and has to be ordered like a little child to do what's naturally required. The question is: who employed him and decided that paper qualifications were all that was needed? We need to bring back a return to commonsense management and for that we need fewer accountants and more characters.
BBC World Today - Interview with Mariama Khai Fornah and Amara Bangura on the legacy of Charles Taylor
Pakistan politician Imran Khan says campaign unstoppable, corruption No1 problem
Newshour's Owen Bennett-Jones in Pakistan interviews the leader of the third party. Imran Khan says all the parties in Pakistan will not...
Australian Open Review
Swiss Tennis player, Stanislas Wawrinka, has beaten the world number one Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open. We'll hear from...
Grimm turns 200
This December marks 200 years since the first publication of the Grimm's Fairy Tales. Here is the piece I recorded for the BBC World...
On Sportsworld Caroline Barker speaks to Portugese football reporter Diego Batagus, Manchester United’s Paddy Crerand, Former England...
A true legend, RIP
Olympic Aerial Freestyle Champion Lydia Lassila
The Australian Olympic Committee have annouced a 56-strong team of boarders, skaters and sliders. Their largest ever Winter Olympics...
Syria, Photography and Charity
As the conflict in Syria continues I was reminded of this interview I produced and thought it was a good opportunity to post it. It is...
Danny Baker's Weapons Of Sound Hits World Service
Danny and Lynsey Hipgrave's unique departure from BBC Television Centre caught the ear of the BBC World Service programme, Weekend....
Debating sponsorship in women's sport
Here's just a taste of our debate on business sponsorship in women's sport... Full debate Saturday 10:00 GMT
A Still Night on the Weekend
Berlin Nevada's production 'Still Night' travels around the world and makes the city it lands in its main character. Earlier this month...
Lucy Ash has the line-up on today's Outlook: the campaigning New York 9/11 firemen, the digital age changing lives in Bangladesh and the Argentine MP who was born in prison and stolen from her real mother.
Her Majesty's tribute to Claire Bolderson
Claire Bolderson presents her final Newshour after 15 years as the voice of the programme and 26 at the BBC. Here's a regal tribute from...
The Bush House years
and the news goes on - just not from here
Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work
I set up an interview with Melissa Gira Grant about her new book for Sunday's 'Weekend' programme - very interesting woman on a very...
Bahrain Human Rights
Why Do Wrestlers So Often Die Young?
As part of a BBC World Service More or Less programme David Rhodes looks into why wrestlers are more susceptible to dying younger than...
MPs scandal: "People are suffering... there’s one rule for MPs & politicians & one rule for everyone else"
"People in this country have been suffering… it seems to me wholly wrong that there’s one rule for MPs and politicians and one rule for...
Mobile calls on planes?
may allow mobile phone calls on planes - good idea, or bad idea? Flight attendant @afaveda tells BBC: bad idea....
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