Month: March 2010

Rageh Omaar: journalism with passion

Subject News Description BEFORE joining the Witness team at the launch of Al Jazeera English, Somali-born reporter Rageh Omaar worked for the BBC for over 12 years. An international correspondent covering stories from all over the world, he reported on the Kosovo War, and the Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict. He […]

Hamilton admits he nearly quit F1

Subject Motor Racing Description Lewis Hamilton has admitted he considered quitting Formula One in the wake of the Lie-gate controversy. The 2008 world champion was found guilty of misleading race stewards at the 2009 Australian Grand Prix, and although McLaren escaped with just a three-race suspended ban, Hamilton […]

Archbishop drums up enthusiasm

Subject News Description The Archbishop of York joined in with a combined schools jazz band and played the conga drum at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral yesterday. Halfway into the New Plymouth Girls’ High School and Boys’ High School band’s performance and with very little fanfare, Archbishop John Sentamu, […]

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