We expose slave masters and people smugglers in suburban Britain.
Is there more to life than money?
28 Jul 2012 00:12 GMT
A general view of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.
The Olympic rings converge together above performers.
A performer playing the role of Britain(***)s Queen Elizabeth II parachutes from a helicopter.
The ceremony was created by artistic director Danny Boyle, the British film maker known for his movie Slumdog Millionaire.
Boyle focused heavily on the industries that revolutionised Britain in the 18th
and 19th centuries.
The event is thought to have cost $42m.
The opening event kicks off a two-week festival of sport in which 16,000 athletes from 204
countries share the thrill of victory, and despair of defeat, with 11 million
Artists performed in an Olympic Stadium packed with a buzzing crowd of 60,000 people.
Actor Rowan Atkinson, known for his role as Mr Bean, took part in the ceremony.
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Will a plastic bag levy be enough to fix Indonesia's rubbish problem?
For ethnic Hausa, the traditional form of boxing known as dambe is more than a sport - it is part of their identity.
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Malawi, Africa, Women
A Pakistani cotton farmer travels to Dubai to make his fortune but soon discovers he wants more from life than money.
Pakistan, Immigration, Dubai
The South African opposition leader says the EFF would fight if the ANC responded violently to peaceful protests.
Julius Malema, South Africa, ANC
As the Doha oil summit fails to reach a deal to freeze production, we examine the state of the global oil industry.
Business & Economy, Oil Price, Saudi Arabia
We explore how the work of medieval chemists has impacted the evolution of modern chemistry.
Science & Technology, Middle East, Islam