All that glitters?

Simon AllabyAudio, Story

The ancient saying, ‘All that glitters is not gold’, certainly didn’t apply to an opportunistic thief in New York.  Noticing an unattended security van, he helped himself to a large bucket from the back.  Probably to his surprise he got rather more than he bargained for, as it turned out to contain 86lbs of gold flakes.  CCTV footage shows him … Read More

Covering up our Mistakes

Simon AllabyAudio, Story

On 26th April 1986, an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine, led to an explosion that blew the roof off reactor number 4, releasing tonnes of radioactive material into the atmosphere.  250,000 people had to be evacuated and 77,000 square miles of land were contaminated.   Thirty years later the ruins of the reactor have finally been encased … Read More