For decades, British DJ Deke Duncan has run a pretend music radio station from his garden shed, with his friends. Typically he has only one listener - his wife. But he is now broadcasting to thousands of people for the first time.
Image: DJ Deke Duncan broadcasting from his garden shed
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Top Peruvian Chef: My Recipe for Life
Martin Morales is an award-winning restaurateur who was forced to flee Peru as a child because of threats against his father by a guerrilla group. Thousands of miles from his home country he yearned for the food he had grown up with. He channelled that longing into recipes that would make him a star on the British restaurant scene.
Image: Martin Morales
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Escaping Dubai with a Princess
Earlier this year a princess from Dubai, Latifa, tried to escape and start a new life abroad, away from her father, the ruler. Her best friend Tiina Jauhianen tried to help her but Latifa was caught on a boat, and hasn't been seen since.
Image: Tiina Jauhianen
The Bed that Saved Me from the Taliban
In January this year, a Greek pilot called Vasileios Vasileiou checked into the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. The hotel was popular with international visitors - and the Taliban knew that. On January 20th they launched an attack and the hotel was under siege for more than fourteen hours. Vasileios was in his room and he hid in a bed frame to survive, while Taliban fighters operated from his room.
Image: Vasileios Vasileiou and the bed frame that saved his life
Credit: Vasileios Vasileiou
T La Rock, The Man Who Forgot He Was a Rap Legend
T La Rock was one of the pioneers of hip-hop in the Bronx, but after an attack left him with 70% memory loss, he ended up in a Jewish nursing home, where he made some unlikely friendships and fought to recover his identity and memories.
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