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Wechat No.178163 Amazigh Women of Morocco

The Amazigh women of Morocco have faced threats to their strong traditions and distinct religious identity for thousands of years. Celeste Hicks travelled high into the Atlas Mountains to find out how the Amazigh are dealing with a new threat – a stricter traditional version…

Wechat No.177786 Outlook Weekend: Skin

Four remarkable personal stories that show there is nothing skin-deep about our skin. The skin on Tim Steiner s back legally belongs to another person – a German art collector named Rik Reinking. Tim has an elaborate, colourful tattoo on his back that was designed…

Wechat No.177748 Nobel Prizes for 2016

Tiny molecular machines, cellular recycling, and the strange behaviour of exotic materials – subjects honoured by the Nobel Prizes the week. Science writer Philip Ball joins Roland Pease in the studio to explain and dissect the choices made by the Swedish Academies. CRISPR Patent Pending…

Wechat No.177746 Mills: England are heading in the right direction

Former England internationals Chris Waddle and Danny Mills discuss England s victory over Malta in their World Cup qualifier at Wembley. You will also hear from interim manager Gareth Southgate, Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge. Plus, former Scotland winger Pat Nevin reflects on a frustrating…

Wechat No.177553 08/10/2016

Colin Murray plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for drivel, pointless chat and answers lacking in conviction. The top two panellists go…

Wechat No.177468 Nicola Adams: Olympic Pioneer

This week stories from the Iron Curtain to the baseball diamond, the boxing ring, to the stage. The first female Olympic boxing Gold medalist Nicola Adams is with us as hear about Muhammad Ali and Me, the play combining dance and poetry to tell the…

Wechat No.177423 Exposing Child Abuse in the Catholic Church

Investigative journalist Chris Moore recalls how he helped lift the lid on horrific child sex abuse in the Irish Catholic Church. Also, the unsolved mystery of who put deadly cyanide in America s number one painkiller; the student massacre in 1976 that heralded a new…

Wechat No.177163 Stories from Syria

How do people living through the Syrian conflict find food? The BBC’S Dan Saladino explores what’s happening in Syria, where food is often used as both a weapon and target of war. Bakeries have been reportedly targeted in bombings, and profiteers look to gain from…