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Outlook

01/11/2015 01:32 GMT: Outlook Weekend: Pick of the Week

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

The road to recovery: including, a homeless drug addict who says he was saved by books and the disastrous start to a friendship when one man tried to kill the other Show more

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The Science Hour

31/10/2015 09:06 GMT: How Sound Waves Lift Objects

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

How sound waves lift objects, How electric eels stun prey, Film matters for health, Oxygen on a comet, Hunting for conservation, Digital Matatus app for Nairobi’s commuters Show more

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Elements

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The Science Hour

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The Documentary

Three Pounds in My Pocket

Three Pounds in My Pocket

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

Kavita Puri hears stories of the pioneers who came to post-war Britain from the Indian subcontinent with as little as £3. In this second episode, she picks up their story in 1968. Show more

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The Arts Hour

01/11/2015 15:06 GMT: Nawal el Saadawi, Biyi Bandele, Nitin Sawhney

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

As James Bond movie Spectre opens around the world we talk to director Sam Mendes. Show more

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The Newsroom

01/11/2015 19:06 GMT: Erdogan Party Majority Likely in Turkey Elections.

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Russian plane 'broke up in mid-air'; Syria rebels accused of using human shields; Watergate Building at fifty Show more

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Heart and Soul

Divided in Death

Duration: 27 minutes

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Available for over a year

Sharmini Selvarajah investigates the rise of interfaith areas in Jewish cemeteries.

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The History Hour

31/10/2015 04:06 GMT: The Great Depression: One Man's Story

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

A story of growing up hungry in the Great Depression, Cuba's most famous ballerina and the British man whose father and step-father both spied for Moscow. Show more

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The Forum

India's Urban Challenge

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

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The challenges and opportunities of India's urbanisation, with Ritula Shah, environmenalist Sunita Narain, anti-poverty activist Sheela Patel and architect Bimal Patel. Show more

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Over to You

31/10/2015 00:50 GMT: Reactions to the Debate on FGM

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

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Acclaim for a positive telling of how Icelandic women fought for equality. Surprise over hearing rare voices on the network. And questions over the panellist for a debate on FGM. Show more

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Newsday

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HARDtalk

02/11/2015 02:06 GMT: Chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service - Richard Leakey

Duration: 23 minutes

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Will the fight for Africa's endangered wildlife have a happy ending? Stephen Sackur speaks to Richard Leakey, Chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service. Show more

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The Why Factor

30/10/2015 20:32 GMT: Why Do We Love the Bicycle?

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

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The Bicycle is a relatively recent invention but it is still the world’s most popular means of transport. What gives it its enduring appeal? Show more

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Newsday

02/11/2015 04:06 GMT: Turkey election: Ruling AKP regains majority

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Turkey election result; Why Syrians are going back; The International Space Station is 15 Show more

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