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Solving the World’s Plastic Problem

Many of us are aware of the problems that plastics pose for the environment. Today we hear about some of the solutions that businesses are finding to prevent quite so much of it ending up in landfill or the ocean. Vivienne Nunis visits the site…


Jim is caught in the middle, and Adam finds himself ousted.

Russian Money, British Sanctions

Can the UK afford to impose financial sanctions on Russia, and how will they play into Russia’s presidential election this weekend? Manuela Saragosa visits Eaton Square in London – known as “Red Square” because of the number of Russian billionaire oligarchs alleged to own properties…


Alistair’s world collapses, and Clarrie has a visitor.

Hormones: Oestrogen and the Menopause

Menopause is a milestone in every woman’s life that can bring tiredness, discomfort and poor concentration. And there are more older women in the workforce than ever before. Yet few workplaces even talk about the issue. Manuela Saragosa speaks to one woman who quit her…


Joe makes a shocking admission, and Fallon steps up.

Cloud cuckoo land

Can you make the impossible possible? This phrase implies you can’t but what’s it got to do with a cuckoo?

West Afica: Youth and Ambition

Africa has the youngest population of any continent in the world and that figure is expected to double in less than 30 years. The BBC’s Tamasin Ford travels across three countries to hear from young people about their hopes and dreams for their working lives….