Flashes of blue-and-red light up the monitor as the ultra-sound probe is run across five-year-old Matti's chest, indicating the direction the blood is being pumped through the Iraqi boy's young body. One week ago, it was going the wrong way.
It was when meeting the Queen for the first time that Daniel Taub presented his credentials. Not just the piece of paper he offered Her Majesty from the Government in Jerusalem, declaring that, as he bowed his head, he was the new Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Court of St James's. But there was another statement. It came with the outfit he wore.
You might recognise Natalie Joel from Channel 4's award-winning reality TV show, Made in Chelsea.
She walked into the show, which follows the lives of south-west London's trendy folk in their twenties, as the 5ft 2ins girlfriend of the much taller show favourite Hugo Taylor, who towers above her at 6ft 3ins.
On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon's staff gathered in the White House's East Room to hear the disgraced president's farewell address. In a front-row seat, alongside members of his cabinet, sat Baruch Korff, applauding "lustily", a reporter later recalled.
A few years ago a member of a Progressive community in north London put a new idea to it. She was happy to turn up to synagogue on Saturday, but worship didn't do it for her. High choral or happy-clappy guitar, she wasn't searching for any kind of service, but she did have a serious interest in Jewish study.