The story I wrote for BBC World, ‘Pope dogs’ craze triggered by papal visit, with my comment from the Vatican made it onto Have I Got News For You on 2 October.
Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the opposition, has been Islington North MP for 32 years.
A look through the early press archives shows that his most predictable trait as MP of the north London constituency was to do the unpredictable.
Opinions on his style of dress have never been far away, either.
The first half of his tenure tells of a man sympathetic to controversial causes; of rebellion; and even of the gift of an organic marrow.
Four professional singers interpret their journey on a London bus guerrilla-style to the surprise of passengers.
Filming and reporting by Josephine McDermott.
If the strangeness of opening a burlesque club in China had not occurred to Amelia Kallman and Norman Gosney as a Buddhist cleansing ceremony took place in their future venue, it certainly did when they found themselves submitting Frank Sinatra lyrics to be vetted by the local cultural department.
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Croatia says it fears the worst for Tomislav Salopek after an Egyptian jihadist group affiliated to Islamic State (IS) claimed it had killed him. But how do authorities try to check such claims?
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Around 10,000 dogs are thought to have been slaughtered at an annual dog meat festival which has been taking place in China.
The Yulin festival has caused uproar amongst animal rights activists. An online campaign to ban the event has received more than four million signatures and support from the comedian Ricky Gervais.
My story on the Indonesian military’s requirement for recruits to be virgins has now received over 1 million page views.
This week, as unofficial international women taboos correspondent, I tackled the tax paid on sanitary products around the world, featuring fabulous Slovakian Diana Fabianova, director of The Moon Inside You:
Half the world’s population needs to use them for a week each month every month for about 30 years.
So why are sanitary products – used to absorb menstrual blood and therefore many would argue essential – taxed?
A campaign launched in a number of countries has had success in Australia where treasurer Joe Hockey has said he will ask state and territory governments to remove the tax on tampons and sanitary towels.
Human rights activists want Indonesia to stop so-called virginity tests being used in the recruitment of female military recruits.
“Bonkers”, “primitive” and “unscientific” are words used to describe it by one of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) researchers who interviewed women who had been subjected to the test.
The World Health Organization has said: “There is no place for virginity testing; it has no scientific validity.”
HRW says the tests are also discriminatory and have no bearing on a woman’s ability to perform her job.