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A HARD CROSSING

Ukraine's simmering war with Russian-backed fighters has an inevitable civilian cost — people are caught in crossfire or step on mines. But a surprising number die in a more unexpected way — collapsing in the queues at the front line.
A TALE OF TWISTS AND TURNS

For a short time in the early 1990s, Amar Kanim was famous. His scarred face and desperate story featured on newspaper front pages around the world. He was known as the little boy who had lost everything in a napalm attack.
'YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO EXPERIENCE IT'

Tynemouth has produced some well known British surfers, including four-time British surf champion Gabe Davies and Nigel Veitch, the original North East pro surfer. The special thing about Tynemouth is the mix of people, of all abilities, using the same beach.
SAFE HAVEN

When Haven Shepherd was a baby her father detonated a suicide bomb intended to kill the whole family. This is the story of her extraordinary survival and her dreams for the future.
'I WILL ALWAYS FEEL LIKE IT NEEDS WORK'

I've been on a diet since I was 12. I was fat, with a round face and soft, thick thighs which spread and spilled over the sides of chairs when I sat down. From the moment I became fully aware of it, my body — like most fat bodies at the time — was a problem.
NO EASY RECOVERIES

A decade ago the global financial crisis saw plunging markets and collapsing banks. The human cost was profound — 10 years of low wages, public sector cuts and hard times. Here's why it still matters.
25 CENTIMETERS A YEAR

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is home to 10 million people but it is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. If this goes unchecked, parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 2050, say researchers. Is it too late?
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