As it Happens: Wednesday Edition
China human-rights lawyers
The Chinese government cracks down on lawyers who defend their clients on human-rights grounds.
The leaves got left. But now, those pieces of parchment have been analyzed -- and they come from a manuscript of the Qu'ran so old the writer may have known Mohammad himself.
Paris red light cyclists
In Paris, cyclists get the go-ahead to go ahead and ignore red lights at some intersections -- as the city yields to the realities of how bike riders roll.
Their vessel has been called into service to help frozen-in communities -- but scientists on an Arctic research vessel were supposed to be doing research.
An art expert spots a great work of South African art hung in a London apartment, being used as a bulletin board.