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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Shaunaka Rishi Das, director of The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies Show more
Farmers need to adopt new technology or risk being left behind according to the head of US firm Alltech. He says farmers cannot afford to be frightened of automation such as robots Show more
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Actress Carey Mulligan on her new film, Wildfire, illustrator Helen Oxenbury celebrates her 80th birthday with a new book, and musician Imogen Heap discusses her many achievements. Show more
Legal Commentator Joshua Rozenberg investigates the Christian Legal Centre following criticisms of their involvement in the Alfie Evans case. Show more
Second series of the sitcom starring stand-up comic Josh Howie, coming to terms with the birth of his first child. Show more
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On this day in 1918, terms for the Armistice were agreed upon by the Allies at Versailles, and in Folkestone, it appears that Bill’s ceasefire has been a fragile affair. Show more
Featuring an investigation into the growth of compensation claims in the cavity wall industry and a look at the impact of this year's poor onion crop. Show more
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Dan Snow hears a remarkable account of a torpedo strike in July 1918 from a naval officer who survived it Show more
By Sara Davies. Karl Marx would never allow an interviewer into his household. Unless he was drunk, which, it turns out, he was. Starring Pippa Hayward and Matt Berry as Marx. Show more
Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Paul Mayhew-Archer, Francine Stock and Phil Wang. From November 2018. Show more
How Instagram changed food, with journalist George Reynolds and Anissa Helou, author of Feast. Show more
As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War, Mark Dowd discusses the best way to remember those who have fought and died in wars. Show more
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The US has warned Iran its economy will crumble unless it changes political course.
John Lloyd and his curator Lee Mack are joined by comedian and writer Bridget Christie, writer and historian Andrea Wulf and Oscar-winning documentary-maker Vikram Jayanti Show more
Tom issues an invitation and Jim offers some unwelcome advice
Steve McQueen on heist thriller Widows, and why are so many theatre productions switching the gender of roles? Show more
How democracies around the world are gradually being dismantled, through the silencing of the press and manipulation of both elections and judicial appointments. Show more
In the ashes of World War II, a new international order was built. Its aim: to ensure relative peace and stability. Bridget Kendall examines why all this seems to be falling apart Show more
On New Year’s day 1991, a hangover is the least of Adrian’s problems. Pandora decides Adrian needs some professional help. Show more
As Brexit negotiations approach crunch point, Sarah Dunant examines the history of promises made between rulers and their people, and the bitter consequences when they are broken. Show more
All the news from Westminster as ministers set out changes to Universal Credit and warn MPs against suggesting the UK may refuse to pay the EU anything if there is no Brexit deal. Show more
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