From Our Own Correspondent - Lederhosen Fashion
Presented by Kate Adie. Thousands of Kenyans prepare to take the British government to court over events six decades ago. Traditional dress makes a comeback in Germany and Austria.
Thousands of Kenyans prepare to go to court to pursue claims against the British. Gabriel Gatehouse in Nairobi explains how they date back to the Mau Mau rebellion in the 1950s and why the campaign's getting little publicity inside Kenya itself.
The Dutch are changing their famously-liberal drugs laws., Manuela Saragosa's been finding out the decision's delighted some Netherlanders and infuriated others.
Caspar Leighton's been in Kampala observing celebrations of fifty years of independence. He's found Ugandans asking whether, after their nation's shaky start, they are now suffering from too much stability.
Rich and poor , young and old, if you want to strike up a conversation with an Indian, start talking about gold . Rahul Tandon in Calcutta's been discovering why people there are so obsessed with it .
Lederhosen for men. Heidi-style dresses for women. Bethany Bell has been finding out why these clothes, so long the preserve of the ultra-conservatives in southern Germany and Austria, they've now become highly fashionable.
- Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 11:00AM Thu, 18 Oct 2012
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 11:00AM Thu, 18 Oct 2012
- Duration 30 minutes