Rachel Nickell’s son recalls watching his mum die

In July 1992 a young mother, Rachel Nickell, was stabbed repeatedly and killed on Wimbledon Common in London. She was with her son, Alex, who was just two years old. He was the only witness.Now aged 27, Alex Hanscombe has spoken to BBC Woman's Hour about that time and how he has moved on. "More than
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The man who helped prevent a nuclear crisis

In 1988 Taiwan was racing to build its first nuclear bomb, but one military scientist put a stop to that when he defected to the United States and exposed those plans. This is the story of a man who insists he had to betray his country in order to save it.To this day, critics consider Chang Hsien-yi
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Modern Guides: From cooking to campaigning for sex education

Charlotte Forrester, 18, says she was proud to learn "cooking and camping" as a child at Brownies. But as a teenage Guide, she now campaigns for sex education lessons in school, among other issues.So have the Guides - founded in 1910 - grown up?"We do aim to change with the times," says Charlotte, f
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Would you carry something abroad for a stranger?

The next time you take an international flight, how about transporting something in your suitcase for a complete stranger?If your answer to that question is a resounding "no way", and the very thought conjures up terrifying images of unwitting drug mules and long prison sentences, you might need to
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Election 2017: The possible battles beyond for Labour

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's supporters are focused on the campaign leading up to the election on 8 June. But what about those looking beyond that?Anyone in the media, or indeed the Labour Party, who suggests Jeremy Corbyn might lose the election is usually treated to a Twitter storm from his staun
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