The killing of Qandeel Baloch: One year on

Warren Fyfe

A family suffering. A family torn apart. A family grieving. This is the story of a girl that who had dreams to be a star. They called her Pakistan’s “Kim Kardashian”. She divided opinion in socially conservative Pakistan, and had expressed fears for her life as a result. One year from the anniversary of Qandeel [...]

Is my tower block safe?

Warren Fyfe

Phil Murphy watched the Grenfell disaster unfold on television from his flat on the eighth floor of a Manchester tower block. The former firefighter immediately decided to check out his own building’s safety – and was horrified at what he discovered. On the morning of 14 June, as he switched on the news, Murphy knew [...]

Tales from the new Silk Road

Warren Fyfe

China calls it the project of the century – a massive roll-out of Chinese-built infrastructure to remake the map of the global economy with China at its heart. Some see this new Silk Road as an opportunity, others as a power grab. Carrie Gracie travelled from China to Europe to hear the stories of the [...]