FIFA handed the task of developing goalline technology for the 2014 World Cup to Aachen-based GoalControl. The system is aimed at clearing up any close calls for the match officials.
Andrea belongs to the Eastern European generation whose parents left to find work abroad. Life Links reporter Sumi went to Romania to find out how Andrea is dealing with growing up without her mum. Have a listen!
Alamgir works in a ship breaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh. That means working for little pay in dangerous conditions. Life Links reporter Gönna visited him for #headabovewater and shares her experiences here.
Paul is one of the last remaining young fishermen on the German coast. Life Links reporter Ruth accompanied him on a trip for #headabovewater and told us how having 16-hour days and a different social life affects Paul.
In Chicago, reporter Jan met M, a Methodist who wants to be ordained in the US. But so far the 29-year-old hasn't been allowed to become part of the ministry. Jan spoke to us about why and how this has affected M.
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