Giant presidents’ statues crumble in field

The effigies of 43 presidents crumble in a Virginia field, after a history-themed park went bust. The statues’ rescuer, local farm owner Howard Hankins, says he hopes to have Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump’s heads made for a future park. Produced by Mat Morrison and Paul Blake. Giant presidents’ statues crumble in field

Amir Shah: India’s ‘Billy Elliot’ takes off

Amir Shah, 16, is from a poor neighbourhood in Mumbai. He only started learning ballet two and a half years ago but he has been accepted into one of the world’s most prestigious ballet schools. Filmed and edited by Jaltson AC. Produced by Suranjana Tewari. Amir Shah: India’s ‘Billy Elliot’ takes off

Nigeria’s Kanu on saving lives through his heart foundation

Nigeria and Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu inspired millions across Africa as a player. Now he wants to make a difference off the pitch, by improving healthcare on the continent. He was talking to the BBC as part of the Where Are They Now? series, looking at ex-Premier League players from Africa. Video journalist: Stanley Kwenda […]

Naomi Klein details three reasons why a Trump presidency was inevitable

Was Donald Trump’s winning of the American presidency entirely predictable? The journalist and author Naomi Klein argues in her new book No is Not Enough that all the forces she has been chronicling for two decades came together in the ascent of one Donald J. Trump and what’s more those on the left who don’t […]

Rescuing cows from the slaughterhouse

When his father died in 2011, Jay Wilde took responsibility of running the family farm. For years he has been concerned about the welfare of his cows and the environmental impact of beef farming. Today he’s doing something about it. Filmed and edited by Elise Wicker Rescuing cows from the slaughterhouse

Japan’s wacky washtub races

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Manipur killings: Seeking justice for hundreds of ‘unlawful deaths’

WARNING: This video contains very distressing images. Human rights activists in India – on behalf of the country’s Supreme Court – are investigating more than 1,500 alleged unlawful killings. Last year the court took the unprecedented step of empowering civilian investigators in the north-eastern state of Manipur where the Indian army and police have been […]