Latest reports on the Fort Hood shootings, blackouts in Brazil, the execution of the Washington sniper, hostages in Iran and accusations of a left-wing bias in Sesame Street.
Rhod Sharp takes you through the night with the latest on the Fort Hood shootings, blackouts in Brazil, the execution of the Washington sniper, hostages in Iran and accusations of a left-wing bias in Sesame Street.
Plus Howard Benson's feature on how the railways of Britain were vital to the war effort during the Second World War.
Including American Sport with Todd Ant, US TV with Cash Peters, and Caribbean, Russian and Ukranian Desks.
Why are so many ex-servicemen in prison?
Of the 85,000 prisoners in Britain, up to a tenth have served in the military. The director of The Howard League for Penal Reform, Fracnes Crook is launching an inquiry to find out why.
Getting Grouchy with Sesame Street
In its 40th year, Sesame Street has been accused of left-wing bias. Andrew Breitbart feels the show has been attacking Fox News; he explains why he has taken issue with the writers.
"We know these children are innocent"
Nora Shroud discusses the case of her daughter Sarah, one of the three young americans held by Iranian police for over 100 days ago suspected of espionage.
- Wed 11 Nov 2009 01:00