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Eye of the Storm with Emma Barnett

BBC

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Eye of the Storm with Emma Barnett

Eye of the Storm with Emma Barnett

BBC

15
Followers
18
Plays
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Each week Emma Barnett meets the person at the heart of a news story to find out what really happened and how their life changed overnight.

Latest Episodes

Kerry Irving

Kerry Irving and Max the Miracle Dog.

17 MINMAR 4
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Kerry Irving

Matthew Hahn

Matthew Hahn talks to Emma Barnett about the moment he stole a safe and how that theft changed his life

22 MINFEB 11
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Matthew Hahn

'I was wrongly accused of being "fixer" for paedophile gang'

Wajed Iqbal talks to Emma Barnett about repairing his life after a newspaper wrongly accused him of helping a paedophile ring.

16 MINFEB 11
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'I was wrongly accused of being "fixer" for paedophile gang'

Ella Dove

Ella tripped while jogging and ended up having to have her leg amputated. She talks to Emma Barnett how coming through the ordeal has changed her life.

23 MINJAN 16
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Ella Dove

Matthew Hedges and his wife Daniela Tejade

Last year Matthew spent six months in prison in the United Arab Emirates after being accused of spying. Matthew was initially arrested at Dubai Airport in May 2018 as he tried to leave the country and sentenced to life in prison on 21st November, but was pardoned and released 1 week later. He spent most of his time there in solitary confinement.

21 MIN2019 NOV 27
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Matthew Hedges and his wife Daniela Tejade

Marie McCourt

Marie McCourt speaks to Emma Barnett about the night her daughter Helen went missing in 1988. Helen's body has never been found, and her mother wants there to be no parole for murderers who refuse to say where their victims' bodies are.

23 MIN2019 NOV 19
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Marie McCourt

Michaella McCollum: Why I smuggled cocaine into Peru

Michaella McCollum (pictured, left) was just 20, when she was caught with 11 kilos of cocaine at the airport in Peru in 2013. Along with her Scottish accomplice, Melissa Reid, she spent almost three years behind bars there, before she was allowed to return home to Northern Ireland in 2016. She’s been speaking to Emma Barnett.

23 MIN2019 NOV 15
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Michaella McCollum: Why I smuggled cocaine into Peru

Megan Phelps Roper

Megan Phelps Roper talks to Emma Barnett about growing up in the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, which preached hatred towards LGBT people and picketed the funerals of dead soldiers.

28 MIN2019 NOV 15
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Megan Phelps Roper

Beverley Bass

Trailblazing pilot who was grounded by 9/11.

20 MIN2019 NOV 6
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Beverley Bass

Elber Twomey

I lost my family in a crash with a suicidal driver.

19 MIN2019 OCT 22
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Elber Twomey

Latest Episodes

Kerry Irving

Kerry Irving and Max the Miracle Dog.

17 MINMAR 4
Comments
Kerry Irving

Matthew Hahn

Matthew Hahn talks to Emma Barnett about the moment he stole a safe and how that theft changed his life

22 MINFEB 11
Comments
Matthew Hahn

'I was wrongly accused of being "fixer" for paedophile gang'

Wajed Iqbal talks to Emma Barnett about repairing his life after a newspaper wrongly accused him of helping a paedophile ring.

16 MINFEB 11
Comments
'I was wrongly accused of being "fixer" for paedophile gang'

Ella Dove

Ella tripped while jogging and ended up having to have her leg amputated. She talks to Emma Barnett how coming through the ordeal has changed her life.

23 MINJAN 16
Comments
Ella Dove

Matthew Hedges and his wife Daniela Tejade

Last year Matthew spent six months in prison in the United Arab Emirates after being accused of spying. Matthew was initially arrested at Dubai Airport in May 2018 as he tried to leave the country and sentenced to life in prison on 21st November, but was pardoned and released 1 week later. He spent most of his time there in solitary confinement.

21 MIN2019 NOV 27
Comments
Matthew Hedges and his wife Daniela Tejade

Marie McCourt

Marie McCourt speaks to Emma Barnett about the night her daughter Helen went missing in 1988. Helen's body has never been found, and her mother wants there to be no parole for murderers who refuse to say where their victims' bodies are.

23 MIN2019 NOV 19
Comments
Marie McCourt

Michaella McCollum: Why I smuggled cocaine into Peru

Michaella McCollum (pictured, left) was just 20, when she was caught with 11 kilos of cocaine at the airport in Peru in 2013. Along with her Scottish accomplice, Melissa Reid, she spent almost three years behind bars there, before she was allowed to return home to Northern Ireland in 2016. She’s been speaking to Emma Barnett.

23 MIN2019 NOV 15
Comments
Michaella McCollum: Why I smuggled cocaine into Peru

Megan Phelps Roper

Megan Phelps Roper talks to Emma Barnett about growing up in the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, which preached hatred towards LGBT people and picketed the funerals of dead soldiers.

28 MIN2019 NOV 15
Comments
Megan Phelps Roper

Beverley Bass

Trailblazing pilot who was grounded by 9/11.

20 MIN2019 NOV 6
Comments
Beverley Bass

Elber Twomey

I lost my family in a crash with a suicidal driver.

19 MIN2019 OCT 22
Comments
Elber Twomey
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