Manchester United invite teen who grew up in brothel for trial
THE poverty-stricken son of a sex worker is going from red light to Red Devil - after being offered a dream trial with Manchester United. Rajib Roy, 16, will be flying to the UK on April 25 to train with the Premier League side's academy team, after impressing scouts. The teenager has endured a tough childhood - even by India's standards - growing up in a brothel in Kolkata's notorious Sonagachi neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is home to over 12,000 sex workers and a mere visit to the area is considered taboo. Rajib was relentlessly bullied because of his mother's profession and now attends Rahul Vidya Niketan in Sealdah, a special school for the children of sex workers. Rajib will be attending a 10-day training session with Manchester United and given a tour of Old Trafford, known as the Theatre of Dreams.
Videographer / Director: Sanjay Pandey / Swastik Pal, Producer: Aamir Bashir / John Balson, Editor: Ian Phillips.
Traumatised ex-soldier Ryan wakes up in the back of a van, alongside a kidnapped boy. Ryan helps him escape but when he finds a mask in his pocket he comes to an appalling realisation…. But there’s no time to act - after nine minutes and forty seven seconds of consciousness it all goes black. What does this have to do with Ryan’s past as a patient at the experimental Medical Unit? Ryan has a lot of questions, and very little time to find any answers. The Anomaly will be released in UK cinemas on 4th July
Amazing time-lapse shows girl growing from baby to 14
Frans Hofmeester did something different to document his daughter's growth. Instead of marking notches on the wall, he took short videos of her thoughout the year and compiled them so we could watch as she grows up. Make sure to find more from Frans (including the continuation of his daughter's growth) at FransHofmeester.nl