David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.
There are no official candidates – not even a declared race – but a political campaign is now underway in China.
A secret process to change the country’s top leaders will begin later this year and there is intense interest in some of the front-runners, who are currently meeting at the country’s annual parliamentary session in Beijing. The BBC’s Michael Bristow reports.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.