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Dog detectors

How sensitive is a dog’s sense of smell? Good enough to smell cancer? Listen and find out!

Baby Boxes – are they really saving infant’s lives?

Since Finland started giving families simple cardboard boxes for their new born babies to sleep in 75 years ago, cot death has fallen and child health has improved. Governments and individuals across the world have adopted them and companies have sprung up selling them. But…

Saul Rogers

Bill Rice is joined by MMA fighter, Saul Rogers, from Farnsworth, to talk about Manchester United, and reflect on how the Reds players on international duty got on.


Lynda has to explain herself, and Harrison is in the doghouse.

Triggering Article 50

British Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty today, formally beginning the UK’s exit from the European Union. Manuela Saragosa speaks to British Brexit-supporting economist Ruth Lea and British member of the European parliament Richard Corbett about the challenges Britain now…

Game On – Back to war with a Halo

Frank O’Connor from 343 Industries talks to Adam about working with the Halo Universe and Jake Tucker and Dominic Preston discuss the fruits of 343 and CA’s labours; Halo Wars 2.


Usha rallies the troops, and Jill does a good deed.

The Surrogacy Business

Commercial surrogacy, where women carry the babies of paying couples, is a significant global trade. But major centres like India are considering banning the practice amid legal and ethical concerns. Are women being put at risk? The BBC’s Jane Garvey speaks to Miranda Davies, author…