US Secretary of State John Kerry defends US approach to Israel after UN vote on settlements and warns that a two-state solution is in serious jeopardy. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expresses deep disappointment over the speech and condemns it as biased. Also on the programme: Russian anti-doping agency denies admitting to existence of doping operation; starvation threat in Nigeria; and a Congolese musical journey.
There's nothing special about Ben Garston. He's just a guy with an attitude in a beat-up leather jacket, drowning his sorrows in a downtown bar. Or so he'd have you believe. What Ben Garston can't let you know is that he was once known as Red Ben. That the world of myth and legend isn't just a fantasy, as we've been led to believe. And he certainly can't let you know the secret of what's hiding just beneath his skin.
This first book by the much-loved stars of TV's Village Vets is the unforgettable, hilarious, heartwarming and hair-raising adventures of two country vets, the animals they treat and the characters they meet. Best mates since they met on their first day at uni, Anthony Bennett and James Carroll both dreamed of working with animals from the time they were young. Committed to and passionate about caring for creatures great and small, they share a mischievous sense of humour and a wonder for life.
There's nothing special about Ben Garston. He's just a guy with an attitude in a beaten-up leather jacket, drowning his sorrows about his ex in a local bar. Or so he'd have you believe. What Ben Garston can't let you know is that he's also known as Red Ben. He can't let you know that the world of myth and legend isn't as make-believe as you think, and it's his job to keep that a secret. And there's no way he can let you know what's really hiding beneath his skin....
"Different take on Dragons."
A collection of strange and often grisly tales by some of the world's greatest writers, ranging from mildly unsettling to hair-raising.
A spectacular collection of outstanding half-hour short stories...perfect for commuters or bedtime listening. 'The Whistle' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Well' by W. W. Jacobs, 'The Scrupulous Father' by George Gissing, 'The Debt' by Edith Wharton, 'The Problem of the Five Marks' by Melville Davisson Post, 'The Purple Wig' by G. K. Chesterton, 'Pickman's Model' by H. P. Lovecraft, 'Humplebee' by Geroge Gissing.
"DISAPPOINTED BY THE NARRATOR"
An Army Special Forces team under the command of Captain Brent Chase fights for its life in the mountains and villages of Afghanistan. Years later, in a house at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky one of its elite soldiers lies dead of an apparent suicide. Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Colby, from the Army's Criminal Investigation Division, meets with anger and resistance as he probes into the history of the soldier and the Special Forces Team he served with.
In today's world, all of us face many obstacles that cause stress during the day. While we cannot always eliminate the items that cause stress, there are three important things we can all do to help control our stress each day.
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Published in 1930, the year before Bennett's death, this novel follows the daily workings of a hotel modelled on the Savoy Hotel in London. The central character, Evelyn Orcham, is the director of the hotel. Also included is a recording of James Hilton talking about Arnold Bennett.
British ex-Guantanamo detainee became IS suicide bomber near Mosul. How many former Guantanamo detainees are no longer being tracked? Also in the programme, NASA announces new exoplanet discovery; and is late night TV depriving Spanish children of sleep?
A new law passed in the Israeli parliament has retroactively legalised almost 4000 settler homes built on privately-owned Palestinian land...
An Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker in a high-profile case that split opinion across the country has been jailed for 18 months, but the father of the man says the sentence is not long enough. Also on the programme: why one in five people smuggled in Europe are from Albania; and the perfect antidote for self-help books.
Key Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been found guilty of embezzlement, barring him from running against Vladimir Putin in 2018's presidential election. Hear from a fellow opposition figure who believes that revolution is now more likely than elections to bring about political change in Moscow. Also in the programme, the Catholic Church in the Philippines speaks out over extrajudicial killings. And could a new variety of quinoa help feed the world?
Malaysian police have named a senior embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of the half-brother of North Korean leader...
In only his second major news conference as president, Donald Trump attacked the media and said they've failed to portray the successes of his first four weeks in office. Also on the programme: The UN warns that more than 20 million people could face starvation in a series of famines. We hear from Somalia, already in the grip of a severe drought. And the man who thinks he's found the publishing industry's holy grail: Mick Jagger's autobiography.