The daydream that never stops

Warren Fyfe

Daya has had the same daydream for 13 years. And she doesn’t want it to end. TAP HERE TO FIND OUT MORE Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41488423

The making of a male midwife

Warren Fyfe

It’s 40 years since men were first allowed to train as midwives in the UK, but they still only make up a tiny proportion of the profession. So when a teenage boy in Birmingham said he wanted to become a midwife, he found himself swimming against the tide. Shortly before her due date, Michelle-Grace Osobase [...]

The gardener of Kabul

Warren Fyfe

Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has been battered by war over the years. But for 18-year-old Hamidullah, one of the ways of coping with ongoing violence has been his passion for gardening. In this film Hamidullah lets us into his garden among the plants and flowers which offer a refuge from the stresses of a violent city. [...]

‘We’re scared of our adopted son’

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images What do you do if your child frightens you? What if they seem unable to feel empathy and don’t care about punishment? Children with what psychiatrists call “Callous Unemotional Traits” are more likely to go to prison and may, in extreme cases, become psychopaths in adulthood. Jane and Paul say parents [...]

I should be home-schooled, but I spent 10 months on Xbox

Warren Fyfe

Mohammed spends his days playing computer games and looking after his granddad. He’s only 14, but he hasn’t been to school since December. The idea was to home school him – but things didn’t quite work out like that, reports the BBC’s Sue Mitchell. He lives in a spotlessly clean Bradford semi-detached house, with pale [...]

Is Europe’s ghostliest train station about to rise again?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Alamy It was one of the world’s most opulent railway stations, sitting imposingly on the French-Spanish border – but then it fell into disrepair. Now, writes Chris Bockman, the building is showing new signs of life. When they built the station at Canfranc, it was on a grand scale and with no expense [...]

My work as a prostitute led me to oppose decriminalisation

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Sabrinna Valisce For most of her life in prostitution in New Zealand, Sabrinna Valisce campaigned for decriminalisation of the sex trade. But when it actually happened she changed her mind and now argues that men who use prostitutes should be prosecuted. Julie Bindel tells her story. When Sabrinna Valisce was 12 years old [...]

Why don’t I want to have sex with the man I love?

Warren Fyfe

It is thought that between 1-3% of the population is asexual, meaning they do not feel any sexual attraction to other people. For years Stacey was puzzled about why she never wanted to sleep with anyone, even her husband. As she explains here, it was her doctor that told her the truth. For a really [...]