The influx of modern automatic weaponry in the 1990s turned local disputes into lethal exchanges. Bootleg copies of the American film Rambo circulated in remote communities, becoming a crude tutorial on the use of such weaponry.
A letter from the British government classifying Paulette Wilson as an illegal immigrant shook her sense of identity and belonging. ‘Hostile environment’ policies years in the making meant that Wilson and other victims of the Windrush scandal had their right to residency in the UK called into question. She had been detained for a week pending imminent deportation though she had done nothing wrong. It was devastating, but luckily she was released before she was deported. Here we follow Wilson as she returns to Jamaica for the first time in 50 years, trying to make sense of her place in the world and rebuild a sense of security and belonging
When Victoria Mapplebeck was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to record each step of her journey. Shot on an iPhone X, Mapplebeck filmed her time in waiting rooms, surgery and chemotherapy. The Waiting Room is an unflinching portrait of the blood, sweat and tears of cancer treatment
The barbed-wire fence in Melilla can’t keep desperate sub-Saharan migrants from daring climbs to seek asylum on Spanish soil. But the far right is rising – with calls for some disturbingly familiar solutions
With its sea of discarded tents and litter-strewn fields, Glastonbury hhas become almost as infamous for the mountain of rubbish left in its wake as it is renowned for its music. But this year, organisers are hitting back - by banning plastic bottles in a bid to stem the tide of waste. But festivalgoers are being urged to limit their impact on the environment in other ways, too
Sarah Boseley and Denis Campbell discuss the extent of private company involvement in the NHS, one of the key battleground issues of the general election. Plus: Dan Collyns on the downfall of Evo Morales in Bolivia