Just before Christmas, one 85 year old widow became a nationwide symbol of hardship. Like so many Spaniards struggling with the economy, the woman was evicted from her home, where she had lived in southern Madrid for the last 50 years. Then she found an unlikely guardian angel -in the form of the local football team. From the Spanish capital, Lauren Frayer takes up the story.
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According to the US centre for Disease Control, one in three children are now overweight. In Denmark, one paediatrician has made a significant breakthrough in the battle against childhood obesity. Now the Danes are urging other nations to learn from their experiences in confronting what is regarded as one of the world’s biggest health challenges. Malcolm Brabant reports.