Welcome to the world - our reports from remote St Helena

St Helena has been in splendid isolation since it was first discovered by Portuguese explorers in 1502. Surrounded by thousands of miles of empty ocean, its remoteness and isolation have always been key to its character.

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The new airport in St Helena - built with help from Meridian region

How do you transport the materials to build an airport in the middle of the South Atlantic?

Everything needed has to be transported hundreds of miles by sea.

Our reporter Richard Jones has been to visit the world's newest international airport and to meet a man from Oxfordshire who's helped to build it.

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