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  • Apr 30 2015
  • 1:08pm
Looking for a place to call home: forced evictions in Colombia
María is tired of being forced to move from place to place. The 54-year-old adjusts her colourful headscarf and sighs heavily.
  • Apr 29 2015
  • 2:56pm
The torture of boxing: why I’m boycotting the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
Video Call me a wimp, a puny weakling who gets sand kicked in his face whenever he foolishly ventures onto the beach (with his decidedly non-beach-ready body), but I just don’t und...
  • Apr 27 2015
  • 5:52pm
Surviving a shipwreck in the Mediterranean: Ali’s journey
More than a thousand people drowned trying to reach Europe by boat last week. The survivors of the tragedies have harrowing stories to tell.
  • Apr 22 2015
  • 3:51pm
EU leaders must act now: they can stop people dying in the Med
Last year, Italy ended Operation Mare Nostrum – its search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean.