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 April 18 2005: Risking Everything

April 18th, 2015

Episode 683 of 867 episodes

The people behind the news headlines: the migrants risking everything boarding flimsy boats to cross the Mediterranean; the inhabitants of a Russian provincial town and what they think of the country's leadership at a time of economic hardship; the families living in Delhi, alarmed by reports that the Indian capital has the worst air quality in the world; the Venezuelans having to queue at the shops for basic goods; and the Ethiopian volunteers who, by hard graft, are bringing change to a region once known for misery and famine

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