22/06/2009

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

On today's programme: A mother mourns her son; Iraqi refugees in Syria and racing to the South Pole.

Lydie Bonomo
The mother of French student Laurent Bonomo, who was brutally murdered in London tells Matthew Bannister about her feelings towards his killers.

Refugees of the World
As the international community marks World Refugee Day the BBC's Tinku Ray meets Iraqi refugees in Syria who are still too scared to return to their home country.

Racing to the South Pole
Olympic rower James Cracknell and TV presenter Ben Fogle brave the Outlook studio to tell Matthew about their recent epic journey across Antarctica.

'Race to the Pole' by Ben Fogle and James Cracknell is published by Pan MacMillan. The five part documentary series about their expedition, 'On Thin Ice', starts on Sunday 28th June at 9pm on BBC2.

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