Estonian capital to light up medieval city walls

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Sean Gallup/Getty Images Image caption Tallinn Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site The Estonian capital Tallinn is launching an international competition for people to design night-time illuminations for its medieval Old Town. Deputy Mayor Kalle Klandorf says “We want to create a nocturnal view of Old Tallinn that will linger long [...]

Chinese web users poke fun at ‘snobbish’ Beijing dating requirements

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Sina Weibo Image caption The hashtag landing page for #WontConsiderANonBeijingGirl# Tens of thousands of users of the Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo are engaging in a lively discussion about dating in China. An article in the state-owned magazine Phoenix Weekly on what Beijing people look for in China’s “marriage markets” often arranged in parks [...]

How we found a way to cope with my granddad’s dementia

Warren Fyfe

When Dominic Sivyer’s granddad, Tom, was diagnosed with dementia and sectioned under the Mental Health Act, the family struggled to cope. Dominic filmed his family as they found a way to manage Tom’s illness. You can watch Dominic Sivyer’s full film, Granddad, Dementia and Me, on BBC One on Tuesday 11 July at 22:45 or [...]