The parents who created a drug to save their daughters

Warren Fyfe

When Chris and Hugh Hempel were told their twin daughters had a fatal disease that couldn’t be treated, they decided there was only one thing they could do – create a new medicine themselves. Now they’re giving hope to other families too. Chris and Hugh’s story is featured in #IncredibleMedicine at 21:00 on BBC Two [...]

Mama Yuli: The trans women’s leader no-one messes with

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Sasja Van Vechgel Mama Yuli is the leader and protector of Indonesia’s transgender women – or Waria, as they are known. Though revered on some of Indonesia’s thousands of islands, Waria are increasingly persecuted elsewhere, as a stricter type of Islam takes root. And this makes Mama Yuli’s job a lot harder. The [...]

‘A lovely man’: The woman who dated the Man on the Moor

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Alamy On 12 December 2015 a man’s body was found lying on the ground on Saddleworth Moor. He had died from poisoning. He became known as the Body on the Moor. And the struggle to identify him became one of the strangest mysteries. No mobile, no identification of any kind. No family or [...]