CBC News: the fifth estate >> THE Dynamite Kid Anyone who saw Tom Billington’s very humble origins would have thought his nickname a cruel joke. Born in a room without heat in Wigan, a small mining town in Northern England, he was, nevertheless, likely to become a fighter. His father and uncle were professional boxers. He came from a tough family where a minor misdemeanor earned him a punch in the head. A Natural Athlete A local trainer saw Tom had a natural athleticism... Read More
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Global Newsbeat covers and critiques world news, with an eye on human rights and wrongs. The brand new site by journalist and writer Kyle G. Brown steps onto a stage where fast-moving events and dodgy decisions often escape honest, probing analysis. This is where we take the time to ask: Why did they do that?
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Global Newsbeat features reports and documentaries by freelance journalist and pugilistic polemicist Kyle G. Brown. They have aired on Canadian, US and UK airwaves and appeared in newspapers and magazines. Feel free to email your comments, leads and ideas. Global Newsbeat is often on the move. Currently: PARIS, FRANCE.