Why no-one heard the Grenfell blogger’s warnings

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images When fire engulfed Grenfell Tower nearly six months ago, with the loss of 71 lives, many were astonished that a London tower block could burn so quickly and with such devastating results. But one of the building’s residents foresaw it all too clearly – he just couldn’t find anyone to listen [...]

‘Don’t fall apart’: Managing your mind at work

Warren Fyfe

“For the whole eight hour shift you have to pretend you’re OK.” Talking to family or friends is one thing, but speaking about your mental health at work can be really daunting. Here on Like Minds we’ve been finding out who you should tell, and how to make it a bit easier to start the [...]

Tattooing over my scars

Warren Fyfe

Rina Chauhan was in a abusive relationship for 18 years and has scars from both abuse and self-harm. For women who have been victims of domestic violence, these scars can be a permanent reminder of a time in their lives they would rather leave behind. Most tattooists shy away from tattooing over scar tissue, but [...]

Rape and no periods in North Korea’s army

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A North Korean soldier on the bank of the Yalu River (2014) A former soldier says life as a woman in the world’s fourth-largest army was so tough that most soon stopped menstruating. And rape, she says, was a fact of life for many of those she served with. For [...]

‘A stranger ruined my life and wants to stab me’

Warren Fyfe

Imre is being stalked by a stranger. The woman was sent to prison for harassing him but she’s being released and police have warned they think she’s plotting to stab him. Worried for Imre’s safety, they move him to a safe house. Imre’s story is told in full in Stalkers on BBC One at 22:45 [...]

The hit-and-run that killed our Liam

Warren Fyfe

Last Christmas, Liam Rogerson was knocked over and killed by a car that didn’t stop. In the months that followed, his family had to come to terms with their loss – and, when the driver was due to be sentenced, prepare for an outcome that they might not like. They told their story to the [...]

The stranger at my brother’s grave

Warren Fyfe

In a pretty Cotswold village, a mystery has been puzzling residents for decades. Following the death of local Boy Scout Karl Smith in 1947, mysterious gifts and messages began appearing on his grave in Prestbury. Despite his sister Ann Kear’s best efforts, the identity of the visitor has never been revealed. Journalist Camila Ruz joins [...]