Extreme weather patterns are driven by the same thing that aids air travel: the jet stream, a high altitude river of air. This documentary looks at its discovery during the Second World War and how it affects us now, including the 1987 storms in Britain.
of lives have been claimed by explosions aboard buses in Israel. This is an insight into the feelings of drivers, survivors and families of victims, with a look at security measures being taken against this type of terrorism.
8/10. A showgirl gave birth to a daughter 41 years ago, and gave her up for adoption to academics. Sarah has grown up with snippets of information about this intriguing figure, and now wants to learn more.
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