Category: POLITICS & ECONOMICS

Ukrainian refugees seek abortion in Poland

Magdalena Williams
painting by Goya of an act of violence against two women

In October 2020, about 100 000 people took to the streets of Warsaw in a protest against the authorities over the ruling on abortion rights. After protests had been met with heavy-handed police action, sanctioned by the Prime Minister, the UN experts also called on the Polish authorities to respect the rights of men and women protesting against the abortion ruling.

VE day 9 May 1945

Charlotte Lebon
Field Marshall Keitel signs German surrender terms in Berlin 8 May 1945

Charlotte Lebon helps us celebrate VE Day by sharing letters from her parents describing the VE day celebrations in S Woodford and SW France.

All Change for Ashford

Charlotte Mbali
Ashford railway station with a Eurostar train on the left

“All change for Ashford” is a drama about the development of the railways through Ashford. It is enacted around the old town centre church.