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The White North Has Thy Bones: Ice stations, submarines & the woman who swam the North West Passage

Here’s a programme to listen to huddled by the fire, like Jane Eyre with her book of polar wildlife as the wind howls outside. Producer Kevin Dawson came up with the idea of our latest Something Understood  programme about the … Continue reading

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As a valued customer…

This article first appeared in The Big Issue Magazine Malaysian Airlines deeply regrets what? The delay or cancellation to your flight? Perhaps they apologise for not “the” but “any” inconvenience caused. As we now know, they expressed their deep regret … Continue reading

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