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Rob and Feifei help teach a phrase to describe something you really want or need

The Scramble for Amazon

Cities across America are competing to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Will it be worth it? Sally Herships reports from Newark, New Jersey, where tax breaks worth some $7bn are being offered to attract the online retail giant. Ed Butler speaks to Jacob Vigdor, an economist…

Episode 3

This week’s panel features Jeremy Hardy, Kerry Godliman, Daliso Chaponda and Isabel Hardman with Miles Jupp in the chair. This week, a Carillion carry-on and Bayeux by here? Writers: Nick Doody, James Kettle, Jenny Laville with Scott Bennett and Mike Shephard Producer: Nick Coupe A…

The Football Star that became President of Liberia

George Weah faces huge challenges as the new President of Liberia, one of Africa’s most troubled economies. An estimated 63% of Liberians live below the poverty line and the recent Ebola pandemic caused an already teetering economy to shrink by some 30%. Can an ex-footballer…


Callum and Catherine on words that we use to express an emotion or feeling


Jennifer issues an apology, and Roy sacrifices his own feelings.

Paul Lewis, Bayeux Tapestry, London Sinfonietta

Presented by Tom Service. Tom Service meets Paul Lewis, one of the UK’s leading pianists as he embarks on a landmark series of recitals exploring the music of Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms. They discuss the parallels and connections which exist between these composers’ works, and…


There’s a shock in store for Jennifer, and Toby stands his ground.