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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Dr Ed Kessler, director of the Woolf Institute. Show more
Anna Hill speaks to conservationist Chris Packham about his new wildlife manifesto and what it might mean for farming. Show more
Children's author Michael Morpurgo recounts how his daily walk in the Devon countryside is enlivened by the call of buzzards. Show more
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Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about money and marriage. Show more
Abortion Pills and the Belfast High Court, Vika Bull in The Etta James Story, getting children into the 'right' school, and 500 years of women in medicine. Show more
Together with her partner a mother whose son took his own life reflects on the impact his suicide has had on their lives. Fi Glover presents. Show more
The story of knife crime, told in verse by the weapon itself, featuring Momtaza Mehri, Young People's Poet Laureate for London. Show more
Adulthood is no easier for Michael Fabbri as dyslexia makes life harder and the manual is particularly hard to read. From 2016. Show more
What put the bang in the Big Bang? Can our scientists report back from the moment before the dawn of time? Astronomer Carole Mundell finds out. Show more
What impact are the new minimum pricing laws for alcohol having in Scotland? Are new rules affecting the price of more than just the cheapest drinks? Show more
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The tragic story of the Bradford City fire told in the words of survivors. 56 people lost their lives on the day the club should have been celebrating winning the championship. Show more
Whether it's household bills, travel costs or food shopping, discover top tips on how to budget and save money while studying at university, to help your student loan go further Show more
4 Extra Debut. Kiare Ladner's shortlisted story of how a simple note brings solace and the prospect of new hope. Read by Carolyn Pickles. Show more
More than 100 cases investigated in review of maternity care at 2 Shropshire hospitals
Rob Newman unpicks 3000 years of philosophy – good and bad: Jean-Paul Sartre and the existentialists. From September 2018. Show more
Contemporary drama in a rural setting. Johnny offers some home truths and Jolene tries to make peace. Show more
Eileen Atkins on her latest stage role in Florian Zeller’s The Height of the Storm and, ten years on, we consider the impact of the financial crash on the arts Show more
Aditya Chakrabortty chairs a debate between four economists who correctly predicted the 2008 crisis no one else saw coming and asks: what happens next? Show more
Solving the plastic problem. The One Show's Lucy Siegle and Iceland supermarket boss Richard Walker join Tom Heap in the search for fresh answers. Show more
Five commissioned short stories to celebrate the BBC National Short Story Award. In Synsepalum by Irenosen Okojie, a mysterious tailor makes fantastic frocks for his clients. Show more
Chris Neill relays a bruising encounter and the transformative effects of hard-boiled egg. With Martin Hyder. From 2018. Show more
A heady comic mix of maths and science with Festival of the Spoken Nerd exploring bikes and car tyres and more. From 2016. Show more
Tom Holland highlights histories that help us understand more about the background to today's important issues. This week, the Coventry polio epidemic and issues over vaccination. Show more
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Juliet Samuel asks whether markets are giant truth-seeking mechanisms or irrational generators of bubbles. Show more
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