12/05/2009

Human stories from behind the global headlines. With Matthew Bannister.

On today's programme: Miss India; journalism in Iraq; and bees disappearing.

Miss India
Pooja Chopra - on how her mother chose between her daughter's life and her marriage.

Zuhair al-Jezairy
An Iraqi journalist talks to Outlook about the dangers of presenting impartial news in a divided nation. Zuhair al Jezairy's book, 'The Devil You Don't Know', is published by Saqi.

Bees
Millions of bees in Europe and the United States have died over the last few years.
BBC presenter Martha Kearney - who is herself a beekeeper - has been investigating.

23 minutes

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Tue 12 May 2009 21:06 GMT

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