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Wechat No.180802 10/10/2016

Susan doesn t feel like celebrating, and Johnny encourages Tony. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.180800 Sublime

The way the digital world is presented to us can be alienating and obfuscating, bad metaphors like the cloud or the slow tracking shots between the banks of servers can make us forget that these networks are built and maintained by human beings. They can…

Wechat No.180799 Assessing Trump and Clinton s Economic Plans

At last night s presidential debate there was some room for economic discussion. We assess Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton s promises with Robert Shapiro, who is a senior fellow at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Also in the programme, Zambia has braced itself for…

Wechat No.180750 Going back to school with my children

Melon Nyamwiza Rwancumangi Nalongo was orphaned at 15 in Uganda. She gave up school and married a man of 71. They went on to have 8 children. But Melon longed to complete her education and in her 30s, went back to primary school. Other adults…

Wechat No.180618 Woman s Hour at 70: Poll results

Woman s Hour celebrates its 70th birthday with a live audience. Presenters Jenni and Jane are joined by Bake-Off star Nadiya Hussain, historian Amanda Vickery, journalist Eve Pollard and Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney. The panel discuss the results of a poll specially commissioned to…

Wechat No.180617 Suffixes: -ness & -ity

Is responsibility the key to happiness at work – or can it lead to illness? Listen to Neil and Catherine talk about words with the suffixes -ness and -ity Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after…

Wechat No.180434 Brexit: Hard or Soft?

Today we re asking how much do you love your dog? British woman, Laura Jakes, loved hers so much, she s splashed out $100,000 to have it cloned – yes cloned. A perfect biological replica produced via a South Korean lab. Is this taking love…

Wechat No.180285 Irina Ratushinskaya

On October 9th 1986 the dissident poet was released from a prison camp on the eve of a US-Soviet nuclear summit between Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan. Irina Ratushinskaya has been speaking to Louise Hidalgo about her imprisonment, her poetry, and the day she was…

Wechat No.179255 09/10/2016

Oliver has a question for Shula, and Tom comes clean to Helen. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published