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Wechat No.241920 The Fighting Temeraire

This image: Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Fighting Temeraire, 1839 (c) The National Gallery, London Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss “The Fighting Temeraire”, one of Turner s greatest works and the one he called his darling . It shows one of the most famous ships…

Wechat No.241609 Ice Cream Versus Aid

‘The world spends three times as much on ice cream as it does on humanitarian aid.’ That’s the claim one listener spotted but is it true? We look at the stats behind the statement and ask whether it’s a useful comparison. We investigate the rise…

Wechat No.241371 10/11/2016 GMT

The daily drama of money and work from the BBC. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.238678 What’s the Mind Doing When it’s Daydreaming?

Staring out of the window when you’re supposed to be working, you may find yourself daydreaming. But what’s actually going on inside the brain when you let your mind drift? Psychologists prefer to use the term “mind-wandering” for this activity, which fills up to half…

Wechat No.238657 Paul McGuinness

Liam Bradford is joined by former Manchester United youth coach Paul McGuinness. Tonight s talking point is: is there a culture problem with some of Manchester United s players. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after…

Wechat No.238655 09/11/2016

Johnny seeks out Freddie, and David lends an ear. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.238653 President Trump

Reaction from America and around the world to Donald Trump s election as the 45th President of the United States. Picture: Donald Trump makes his acceptance speech in New York (Paco Anselmi / PA Wire) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC…

Wechat No.238650 Tijuana – World s Busiest Border

Tijuana on the US Mexico border is the world s busiest border crossing point. Nuala McGovern talks to locals about life in the shadow of the United States, and hears the stories of migrants hoping to get across the border. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended…

Wechat No.238440 Can Trump Rebuild America?

Donald Trump s very victory has rattled markets. So can the US president-elect hope to right his country s economy over the next four years? And will he rock the global economy in doing so? Manuela Saragosa speaks to investors and strategists on a trading…