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Wechat No.251384 13/11/2016

Tony needs a favour, and Kate s efforts are assessed. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.250630 Trump and the Evangelical Vote

Donald Trump predicted that if he won the votes of America s evangelical Christians he would win the election, and he was right. A quarter of all voters count themselves as evangelical and 81% of them voted for Trump, despite the deep misgivings and public…

Wechat No.250487 Sounds and Meaning Across World s Languages

New research shows that there are commonalities across the world s more than 6,000 languages, between the sounds in particular words and the meanings of those words. Morten Christiansen discusses the research. Digital Life Digital Life is an ambitious project that aims to create 3D…

Wechat No.250296 12/11/2016

Colin Murray is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, passion and wit but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction. The top two scorers go…

Wechat No.250046 In Search of Lost Foods

What happens to a food when people stop eating it? Most of the food we eat today comes from a handful of crops, but before we became a globalised society, our diet reflected a variety of plants, proteins and foods that were cultivated as local…

Wechat No.249533 The American Presidential Election

Following Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election, we discuss the implications for arts and culture with screenwriter and novelist, Roger L. Simon in Los Angeles, author of ‘The Perils of Coming Out Conservative in Hollywood’ and writer and academic, Moustafa Bayoumi in New…

Wechat No.249261 11/11/2016

Justin shows his cards, and Jazzer makes a point. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.249247 Protesting against Trump?

What do Americans who didn t vote Trump think about the future of their country? Do they feel any cause for optimism? What are their hopes and fears for the future? We re in Baltimore, Maryland – a state which voted Clinton. We ll hear…