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A Terrorist Recruitment Video With a Difference

(0) Comments | Posted 17 October 2013 | (00:00)

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He is speaking from Somalia in the name of Al Shabab, but he has an impeccable British accent and he's appealing directly to Muslims in the UK. He wants another Woolwich-style attack. "If you can't afford one of these," he says, shaking an AK47 in...

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The Pope, the Duchess and a Real Italian Pizza

(7) Comments | Posted 13 February 2013 | (10:08)

Some thoughts over pizza at a restaurant in Rome after a 14 hour day on three hours sleep. I'm in Italy reporting on the Pope when another story breaks. Pictures of the royal baby bump appear in an Italian gossip magazine. Back to work for me, I'll never get to...

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The Search for Madeleine

(3) Comments | Posted 10 May 2012 | (00:00)

Standing under the pine trees in a busy Spanish campsite yesterday morning it was hard to see how anyone could hide a secret there, let alone a secret as big as Madeleine McCann. It's so close to the fast road that follows the Costa Del Sol you can hear the...

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Greece's Economic Crisis Is Tearing Families Apart

(11) Comments | Posted 25 April 2012 | (00:00)

What would it take to make you abandon your children? Not war? Not even disaster?

The answer coming out of parents in Greece right now might shock you. It's economic crisis. And it's tearing families apart.

Last week I met a Greek mum who has given all three of her...

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