How the Beatles broadcast love to the world

Warren Fyfe

In June 1967, the Beatles starred in the first live global TV broadcast. In a show featuring key figures from art and music from around the world, the Beatles were chosen by the BBC to represent Britain. The band played a new song called All You Need Is Love, which captured the anti-war spirit of [...]

Finsbury Park attack: Roses for Ramadan worshippers

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images Journalist Lipika Pelham lives close to the Finsbury Park mosque, is a member of the local synagogue, and is accustomed to seeing girls in hijabs acting in the Nativity Play at her children’s school. On Monday evening, nearly 24 hours after the van attack a few yards away, she was one [...]

Missing babies: Israel’s Yemenite children affair

Warren Fyfe

In the years after the creation of the Israeli state hundreds of babies went missing. Their parents, mostly Jewish immigrants from Yemen, were told their children had died, but suspicions linger that they were secretly given away to childless families – and newly released documents have revealed some disturbing evidence. When Leah Aharoni remembers losing [...]