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Wechat No.191084 Standing by your spouse

Melania Trump has defended her husband Donald Trump against allegations of sexual assault. We hear from people who have defended their spouse in public. We also hear people from Mosul discuss their city on the second day of a battle to retake it from so-called…

Wechat No.191083 EU-Canada Trade Deal Stalls

Approval of the CETA EU-Canada trade deal has been postponed amid Belgian concerns. Nick Deardon is director of the campaign group Global Justice and explains why his organisation is opposed to the deal, plus we hear why companies in Europe are in favour of the…

Wechat No.190950 Olympic Swimmer Fighting Sexual Abuse

Two-time Olympic swimmer Katherine Starr was just 14 when her coach sexually abused her. At that time she was called Annabelle Cripps but has changed her name since. Today she runs an organisation to help fellow athletes confront abusive relationships in sport. She grew up…

Wechat No.190751 It takes two to tango

Neil s doing a partner dance on his own in the studio to help you learn English. Learn an expression which means two people need to accept the blame for a bad situation Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired…

Wechat No.190699 Jennifer

In the spring of 1996, an enterprising American college student named Jennifer Ringley connected a webcam to her computer and began seven years of uninterrupted self-exposure. JenniCAM, as she eventually named it, was the first no-holds-barred lifelogging experiment on the world wide web. Every 15…

Wechat No.190357 The Cost of Curing Disease

About half of all drug research is paid for by charitable foundations and public bodies. Rob Young examines the life-saving work done by those who don t chase profits. Jim Smith, research director at the Francis Crick Institute, gives us a tour of their brand…

Wechat No.189676 Dreaming the Wrong Dream?

Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock visits Nigeria, the birthplace of her father, to look at why African nations are apparently so keen to journey into the future as a space-going continent. She explores the passionate desire among some to fly against the continent’s impoverished stereotype and…

Wechat No.189641 GAME ON – Raise the Iron Banner!

Sam Clay and Tom Regan join Adam to talk about the latest addition to the realm of Destiny; Rise of Iron. Rob Crossley has joined Creative England as its new Head of Games. But why is the successor organisation to the UK Film Council getting…

Wechat No.189128 Episode 6

Francis Wheen, Sarah Kendall, Simon Evans and Susan Calman join Miles Jupp in this extended version of the satirical review of the week s news. Producer: Tamara Shilham A BBC Studios Production. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in…