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Anna Hill reports on the Herefordshire County Council tenant farm sell-off, the Soil Association releasing its annual organic sales report and animal welfare in the slaughterhouse. Show more
Interview series. Lucy Mangan feels she avoids responsibility whenever she can. She talks to Bea Harvie, who, at the age of 13, became a carer when her father got ill. Show more
Listener Nakita's upbeat story of caring for her disabled son Nayan, how to deal with physical violence as a carer, Clover Stroud on her memoir and life as a female police officer. Show more
From Skynet and the Terminator to Ava in Ex Machina, artificial intelligences pervade our cinematic experiences. Adam Rutherford asks if we are ready for AI in the real world. Show more
Kevin Le Gendre continues his exploration of how jazz was received in the UK and looks at the influence of the visits of Duke Ellington before and after World War II. Show more
Rupan Deol Bajaj was the first woman in India to bring a case of sexual harassment to trial. It took nearly 17 years before she eventually won. Show more
Winifred Robinson hosts a phone-in on caring for elderly relatives. Is it everyone's duty to take more responsibility? Show more
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When a woman's partner disappears, she sets out to find him. Her detective work appears to show some unsettling truths about the man she loves. Grace Dent presents. Show more
Like many Glasgow teenagers, Rida argues with her mum and stresses about exams. But as a young Muslim, the escape that she dreams of online contains danger she has yet to imagine. Show more
4 Extra Debut. Josie Long hears stories of hope found amid the darkness including tales of love letters and treacherous waters. From 2017. Show more
Yasuni National Park in Ecuador is known as the most biodiverse place on earth yet the Ecuadorian government is allowing drilling for oil there. Tom Heap finds out what is at stake. Show more
Is emoji really the world's fastest-growing language? What do the emoji we use say about us? And why are they so popular? Michael Rosen finds out. Show more
Harriett Gilbert talks to Murray Lachlan Young and Deborah Frances-White about good reads, including Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves and Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. Show more
A heterosexual couple have lost their latest legal battle to have a civil partnership -- but pressure is growing on the government to consider a change in the law.
Mark asks why it’s so hard to get to the bottom of what makes people look and feel good. With Tim Key and Tom Basden. From 2014. Show more
Gurinder Chadha discusses her film Viceroy's House; America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s at the Royal Academy; designer Christopher Bailey on the influence of Henry Moore. Show more
A landmark government review in 2012 of education for excluded pupils was damning. Has this 'flawed system' for some of 'the most vulnerable children in the country' improved? Show more
Dr Tanvir Bush discusses her novel based around hate crimes towards disabled people, comedian Gough talks about film-making, and Gary O'Donoghue pays tribute to actor Tim Gebbels. Show more
Dr Mark Porter presents a series that aims to demystify perplexing health issues. Topics include Vitamin D, an air ambulance blood trial and phantom limb pain. Show more
Reporting from Maryland, USA, where immigration raids have started already. And the Court of Appeal has rejected a bid to extend civil partnerships to heterosexual people. Show more
Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about slavery in America. Read by Clarke Peters. Show more
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Prof Carlos Frenk, Prof Matthew Cobb and comedian Katy Brand as they discover how science can make the seemingly invisible visible. Show more
Sean Curran reports from Westminster as the House of Lords has a second day of debating legislation which takes the UK out of the EU. Show more
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