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Tech Phone-in

Computer, TV, or wifi on the blink? Gadget Detective Fevzi Turkalp has all the tech advice you need. He shares his nuggets of wisdom with 5 live callers and Up All Night’s Dotun Adebayo


It gets awkward at Willow Farm, and Jennifer’s memory is jogged.

Baha’i – The World’s Faith

A faith without borders, most of the Baha’i live outside of the birth place of the religion, Iran, where they are seen as apostates. After the revolution of 1979, when the Islamist government ousted the monarchy, overnight the rights of minorities were stifled. Women were…

Red Nova explosion predicted

Astronomer Professor Larry Molnar and his students have made a rare prediction of when stars will explode. After an undergraduate student spotted a pulsating star, and observed the pulses getting quicker, the team claim to have calculated when the binary star system KIC 9832227 might…


Colin Murray plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for drivel and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round, the top two…

Hamburg’s new concert hall

Sara Mohr-Pietsch visits Hamburg’s new concert hall, the Elbphilharmonie. Plus German composer Jorg Widmann and a discussion about the relationship between belief and music.

Cancer Kicker: A Footballer’s Mentality

Can mental toughness developed on the football field help kick cancer? Phil Brabbs thinks so. It can be the loneliest job in all of sport. You sit on the sidelines and watch your team mates toil for the whole match, and American football games last…

Of Maize and Men: Unpicked

This week we continue the story of the most abundant crop on earth. Last week we established its position as the king of the crops. This time we ask: are we producing too much of a good thing? Does the way we produce this crop…

Culture and the Trump Presidency

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20th. The Cultural Frontline looks ahead to the Trump Presidency and examines how artists, writers and musicians are marking this historic moment. Booker Prize-winning novelist Paul Beatty looks back…


Rob has a visitor, and Lilian is ready to party.