Denmark’s efforts to better integrate its migrant population are attracting controversy, both at home and abroad. Twenty-nine housing districts, known as ‘migrant ghettos’, are now subject to special measures to tackle crime and unemployment, and encourage greater mixing between migrants and wider Danish society. In the run-up to Denmark's recent landmark election, Sahar Zand travelled to Copenhagen to witness how immigration is shaping the campaign debate and question the country's politicians and migrants about these controversial policies.
Safa and Marwa are twin girls who were born joined at the head. They were brought, by their family, from Pakistan to London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital for a series of highly complex operations to separate them. The BBC’s Fergus Walsh has followed them through the dangerous nine-month process aimed at giving independence to the girls, who have never been able to see each other's faces.
Qandeel Baloch was murdered in her bed, the victim of a so-called honour killing that rocked Pakistan and the world. She was a social media sensation, a young woman from a poor village who became famous for her sexually provocative online appearances. After her murder, a new law against honour crimes was passed. Four members of Qandeel's family, along with a celebrity TV cleric, are on trial but justice for Qandeel appears elusive.