Toothpaste, Mud Bricks and Sparkling Wine
Kate Adie introduces stories and insight from Iraq, Iran, Israel, Ireland and Spain.
Kate Adie introduces stories and insight from Iraq, Iran, Israel, Ireland and Spain:
Jeremy Bowen is in Mosul for the first elections there since the defeat of Islamic State. An exceptional leader is needed to help Iraq recover, he says, though he isn’t hopeful that one will emerge.
Rana Rahimpour explores what the US’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal might mean for the people of Iran - including their taste for toothpaste.
Simon Maybin visits a Bible camp where one Jewish Ethiopian student is testing Israel’s approach to citizenship.
Vincent Woods attempts to unravel the knots of politics, religion, and morality that lie behind Ireland’s upcoming referendum on changes to its abortion laws.
And John Murphy meets the independent winemakers of Catalonia trying to escape Cava’s image problem and low prices.