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Afghanistan and Cumbria, UK

11 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 13 June 2014

David Loyn reports from Afghanistan as voters go to the polls to elect a new president. It's the run off second round which will see Hamid Karzai, who can’t stand again, replaced. David takes a good look into what the names on the ballots can tell us about the two men standing.

Nick Thorpe in Cumbria in Northern England experiences a horse fair with a difference. The Appleby Horse Fair draws Roma people together in a colourful festival. Nick meets some of the more intriguing characters.



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