Ethiopia has introduced a programme to improve food security that combines scientific knowledge with local know how, as new community-based seed banks and training centres try to help farmers meet their basic needs and increase agricultural output. Joel Flynn has more.
Crazy cars: inventor creates cars in shape of condom, shoe, toilet and many more
Meet the man with a drivable condom - as well as cars shaped like a high heel, a burger and even a dining table. Sudhakar Yadav has built a collection of over 200 homemade cars, all of which wouldn't look out of place in the cartoon Wacky Races. The 46-year-old's treasure trove of crazy cars is so huge that he even has a museum devoted to his collection, opened in 2010 in the city of Hyderabad in southern India.
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Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reg
gie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel. Quartet will be showing in UK cinemas from 1 January 2013.
Series five came to a dramatic close as both George (TR Knight) and Izzie’s (Katherine Heigl) lives hung in the balance. The series six opener finds the residents and interns dealing with the aftermath of George’s tragic death with more losses, of sorts, on the way.
The residents of the east German town Halle were urged to evacuate the area as the river Saale reached its highest levels in 400 years. This footage, captured by light aircraft flier Robert Letsch, conveys the extent of the damage caused by the flooding. Credit: YouTube/RundflugMerseburgDE