From Our Own Correspondent Podcast

BBC Radio 4

News & Politics

Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.


FOOC 11 May 2013: Brides For Sale

May 11th, 2013

Episode 381 of 807 episodes

Correspondents around the world with the detail behind the headlines: Beth McLeod on the struggling Syrian refugees resorting to selling their daughters into marriage. The costs and consequences of standing in a Pakistani election are explored by Owen Bennett Jones. Another food scandal in China: Martin Patience on how, this time, it's rat which is leaving a nasty taste in the mouth. How can a pile of nappies in the British Museum spell good news for Somalia? The answer comes from Mary Harper while Tim Hartley takes time out at a football match in North Korea. It might still be the beautiful game but not as most of us know it! The producer of From Our Own Correspondent is Tony Grant

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