July 2012


Mike Kerr – murderball star

This year’s wheelchair rugby squad is the strongest it’s ever been, with the men and women of the court among the favourites to make it…


Ellie Simmonds – going for gold

With a string of world records and two Paralympic golds under her belt already, Ellie Simmonds is already a Games veteran – at the age…


Risking Their Lives To Work

Every year, hundreds of Central American migrants fall beneath trains while trying to cross the US border. Many are severely disabled and left to fend…


Standing Up for My Daughters

As a blogger, activist, mum, carer and, since last summer, ‘the woman who stood up to Ricky Gervais’, there are many different sides to Nicky…


Watching Mum and Dad disappear

She was the friendly face of breakfast TV for more than a decade, but behind the smiles, Fiona Phillips harboured a secret struggle – slowly…