Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves appears in the following:

Riots In Sweden. That's Right. Sweden

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sweden is one of the wealthiest, most stable and smoothly running countries in the world.

Which would explain why the country's 9.5 million residents may be shocked by the events of the past few days.

For the past three nights, hundreds of youths have been rampaging through parts of the ...


Alex Ferguson: A Legendary Manager For An Iconic Franchise

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The resignation of veteran Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is an event causing ripples that go way beyond the island where the Scotsman spent his long and illustrious career.

Walk into a bar pretty much anywhere from Buenos Aires to Bangkok, mention Ferguson or his star-studded team of ...


For Some Britons, Thatcher's Death Provokes Celebrations

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A young man is parading the streets of the city of Glasgow with a slogan daubed onto the back of his black leather jacket in big, freshly painted white letters. "We're havin' a party," it declares. "Thatcher's dead."

In what was the coal belt of northern England, a burly former ...


Margaret Thatcher's Life And Legacy In Britain

Monday, April 08, 2013


Rolling Stones To Return To Hyde Park After 44 Years

Thursday, April 04, 2013

This July, The Rolling Stones will play London's Hyde Park for the first time in 44 years. The band's last concert there — July 5, 1969 — turned out to be a defining moment in musical history, which those who were there will never forget. Mick ...


Britain Goes After Pot Growers With 'Scratch And Sniff' Cards

Friday, March 22, 2013

For many years, across the world, the extraordinarily powerful noses of dogs have been successfully used to help detect crime.

Now, in Britain, moves are under way to recruit humans to perform the same subtle work.

Police are encouraging the British to step out of their homes, raise their nostrils ...


A Rough Guide To The Papal Conclave

Monday, March 11, 2013

The stage is now set for the opening act of one of the more spectacular and intriguing theatrical dramas on the planet: the election of a pope.

In Rome, TV camera crews have set up their positions on big platforms overlooking St. Peter's Square and the Vatican, where the secretive ...


A Shooting Foreshadowed By Taliban Threats

Thursday, October 11, 2012

The Taliban threatened the Yousafzai family in northern Pakistan for years because they were outspoken in supporting girls' education. NPR reporter Philip Reeves recounts his previous...