Leo Hornak is a former reporter and producer in London for PRI's The World
Leo Hornak is a former reporter and producer in London for PRI's The World. He previously worked at BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and BBC 2’s Newsnight.
Leo also make radio documentaries; his report on the US green card lottery was made into an hour long story for This American Life.
He occasionally venture into print — in the past The Sunday Times, the Independent and Timeout Mumbai have been kind enough to accept my scribblings.
Leo's work has won prizes at the One World Media Awards and the New York Festivals.
And, Leo is also a founder of In The Dark- a non-profit devoted to screening strange and wonderful pieces of radio in strange and wonderful venues.
As vaccination rates have risen and death rates have fallen, a gradual unlocking has begun, starting with outdoor leisure facilities. That includes lidos — a very British institution.
Anti-corruption campaigner Roman Borisovich does not run a traditional tour of London.
Over the centuries London has had more than its fair share of bank robberies, diamond thefts and even train robberies. This month, police solved something a little more exotic: the great British taxidermy heist.
Fifteen years ago, the center of London was densely populated, not just with people, but with pigeons. But something has changed. One of the reasons can be found every morning in Trafalgar Square.
Shakespeare's London theater was only one of many open at the turn of the 17th century. A new project is aiming to rediscover some of those forgotten masterpieces.
It has its roots in 17th-century France, when a huge influx of French migrants known as Huguenots left their country.
For the past three years, our reporter in London, Leo Hornak, has kept in close touch with two brothers from Somalia, both refugees. They fled the violence of the extremist group al-Shabab. But their fates have diverged. One got lucky, receiving a US green card. He's now living in Maine. The other is still waiting to get refugee status in the US. But with Trump's immigrant and refugee ban, it's not looking good.
A meat-and-potato pie in northern England has boldly gone where no pastry delicacy has gone before: into (near) space.
The producer of "Muslims Like Us" explains why he thinks the UK needs this show.
Back in 2004 Jamie Hiscocks was taking a walk on the beach in the south of England when he spotted a small brown pebble — just a few inches across. About 130 million years before, it had been a brain. A dinosaur brain.
News has emerged that a sophisticated cyber-attack that aimed to destroy a TV network in France was the work of the same Russian hacking group that has targeted the Hillary Clinton campaign.