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Wechat No.14054 Late Night Woman s Hour: Masturbation

Lauren Laverne and guests discuss women and masturbation – is it still a taboo? Her guests this month are: Emily Yates, accessibility consultant and sex educator with the charity Enhance the UK. Irma Kurtz, who has been the agony aunt for Cosmopolitan Magazine since 1970….

Wechat No.14021 Who would you imitate?

Why do we like to impersonate people? Neil tries out his best impression of Elvis while teaching you some related vocabulary Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.14020 Travel, trip, tour and journey

These four words are all related to visiting places or going from one place to another. Do you know their exact meaning and differences? Listen to this programme and find out Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30…

Wechat No.13987 Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss William Blake s collection of illustrated poems “Songs of Innocence and of Experience.” He published Songs of Innocence first in 1789 with five hand-coloured copies and, five years later, with additional Songs of Experience poems and the explanatory phrase “Shewing…

Wechat No.13977 Congress Members Stage All-Night Protest

Joe Biden s cousin talks about his Irish roots; Prize-winning photographer of children in conflict; Icelandic football fever (Photo: Democratic Congressional members stage sit-in led by Rep John Lewis (centre). Credit: AP) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in…

Wechat No.13920 The Bobbitt Story

On June 23rd 1993 a young wife cut off her husband s penis in a frenzied attack. She was Lorena Bobbitt – he was John Wayne Bobbitt – and their story was soon a talking point all over the world. Ashley Byrne has been speaking…

Wechat No.13913 America s Cannabis Business

An increasing number of US states have legalised cannabis in recent years, despite it remaining illegal under federal law. Gianna Palmer reports from a cannabis business expo in New York to gauge the enthusiasm of investors in this nascent industry, and Edwin Lane reports from…

Wechat No.13785 Macedonia’s Colourful Revolution

Lucy Ash meets Macedonia’s Special Prosecutors -three women who have become the scourge of the political elite and heroines of the street protests now rocking the tiny Balkan nation. Their job is to investigate claims of wrongdoing and corruption revealed in a huge wiretapping scandal….