As violence rocked the peace process in Northern Ireland in February, an inter-communal group from another conflict zone, Sri Lanka, addressed a forum arranged by For a Change in London. The scale of carnage in Sri Lanka's civil war between Tamil separatists and the Sinhalese majority is far higher than that in Northern Ireland.
When the very survival of the largest British motor car company was in doubt-and with it many thousands of jobs-help came from some unexpected people. One was an engineer worker named Malcolm Jack. He tells his story to Kenneth Noble.