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Updated August 2020
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Expect a summer festival with a difference as some of the nation's favourite comics turn curators and host a virtual festival featuring their favourite performers from the worlds of comedy, literature and spoken word. They'll be in control of everything (even the weather) as we're taken along for the ride to not only hear some great performances bu…
 
The Science Museum Group looks after over 7.3 million items. As with most museums, the objects you see on display when you visit are only the tip of the iceberg of the entire collection. Up until now, many of the remaining 300,000 objects have been stored in Blythe House in London. But now the collection is being moved to a purpose-built warehouse …
 
The Duchess of Cambridge has spearheaded a campaign to persuade retailers to donate items to baby banks around the UK. New figures from the three big charities – Baby Basics, Little Village and AberNecessities have published figures which show the number of families with children under five who’ve needed their help has risen significantly since the…
 
A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 70 people and injured more than 4,000 others, the health minister says. The BBC's Hashem Shawish explains what we know about the explosion so far. Also in the programme, Argentina has struck a debt agreement with creditors, after agreeing the terms of a restructuring deal. Dr Juan G…
 
A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 27 people and injured more than 2,500 others, the health minister says. The BBC's Hashem Shawish explains what we know about the explosion so far. Also in the programme, Argentina has struck a debt agreement with creditors, after agreeing the terms of a restructuring deal. Dr Juan G…
 
Dr Mark Porter on a new bedside test that differentiates between Covid-19 and other infectious diseases including flu in under an hour. Mark meets Dr Tristan Clark who has already been using the test as part of a trial. And the world's largest study into 'Long Covid' recruiting 10.000 people from 50 different hospitals across the UK who've been hos…
 
India came last out of 42 countries in a recent study of remote-working readiness. Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business for The Fletcher School at Tufts University, explains what his research means for the 1.3 billion people living in India, and what the future holds for the second largest internet market in the world. Saving lives with a h…
 
BP has halved its dividend and posted a $6.7bn quarterly loss in the wake of coronavirus. The energy giant said it plans to increase its clean energy spending, and Gordon Ballard, director of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, discusses what such a move would mean for its members. And we get reaction from Charlie Kronick, senio…
 
Tens of millions of people in the Philippines are back in lockdown, after doctors warned a surge in new coronavirus cases could push the healthcare system to collapse.Also in the programme: A strict lockdown with large on the spot fines for breaking it, comes into force in Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria; and ahead of the election in …
 
How can you help your children to identify fake news on the internet? With the explosion of different platforms it can be hard to keep tabs on what they are watching. Jane finds out from the editor of 'The Week Junior', Anna Bassi, and Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck, the founder of 'Lie Detectors', an award-winning news literacy project which empower…
 
In Karachi, with a population of around 20 million people, ambulance drivers are on the front lines of this megacity’s shifting conflicts. Samira Shackle joins one of these drivers, Muhammad Safdar, on his relentless round of call-outs. As a first-responder for more than 15 years, Safdar has witnessed Karachi wracked by gang wars, political violenc…
 
Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten temporarily suspends cruises after 41 passengers and crew test positive for Covid 19. We talk to Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy, about how the industry can come back after the pandemic. Also in the programme, the US interests of social media company TikTok look set to be bought by Microsoft. Georgia Wells, tec…
 
Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten temporarily suspends cruises after 41 passengers and crew test positive for Covid 19. We talk to Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy about how the industry can come back after the pandemic. Also in the programme, the US interests of social media company TikTok look set to be bought by Microsoft. Georgia Wells, tech…
 
The Nobel Peace Prize winner and prominent Northern Ireland politician John Hume has died aged 83. One of the highest-profile politicians in Northern Ireland for more than 30 years, he helped create the climate that brought an end to the Troubles. Mr Hume played a major role in the peace talks, which led to the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.Also in…
 
Adam Rutherford celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most ambitious and revolutionary scientific endeavours of all time - the Human Genome Project.Its scope and scale was breath-taking, set up to read every one of the 3 billion nucleotides, or letters of genetic information, contained within the DNA in every cell of the human body. It took…
 
The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has promised to hire ten thousand more medical workers to cope with a spike in coronavirus cases. It follows warnings that the health system is at risk of collapse. Also in the programme: We'll get the latest on Covid-19 from Iran and hear about the story of two young men who were part of the mass …
 
Listen to sisters Ella and Amy. They're behind Kids Against Plastic and talk to us about the world's reliance on plastic, especially single use plastic, and the way we just dump it. On Wednesday they're part of the online climate change forum called ‘Race Against Climate Change’.We go to Ireland to hear about a tampon TV ad which has caused a stir,…
 
Jennie Gow presents a special programme celebrating 70 years since the first Formula One British Grand Prix was held at Silverstone.We’re joined by 2009 World Champion Jenson Button, two-time British Grand Prix winners David Coulthard and Mark Webber and double World Champion Mika Hakkinen to look back on some of the most memorable moments we’ve se…
 
Felicity Hannah talks to businesses as they grapple with lockdown measures ramping up - both on a local, and sector level. It's the launch day for the government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme, to entice would-be diners into restaurants. Felicity talks to a business that's taking part, and one that's excluded from the scheme. Get in touch #wakeuptomo…
 
This week on Fortunately, Fi and Jane are joined by Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy. Krishnan checks in with Fi and Jane after an early morning hosting 5live Breakfast. He talks them through a morning news meeting, confesses why he wouldn't make a good doctor and is subject to a bit of Glover-Tracing. After chatting to Krishnan, Fi an…
 
ByteDance, the Chinese owner of popular social media site TikTok, is scrambling to divest itself of its American operations after President Trump called for the company to be banned over security concerns. Microsoft is the likely buyer but other Chinese companies are now in the firing line. Bloomberg's Sarah Frier has the latest. Kenyan victims of …
 
Brazil and Mexico have reported more fatalities than any country apart from the United States.Also in the programme: India's interior minister is hospitalized with the coronavirus; NASA astronauts aboard a SpaceX vessel return from orbit; and Melbourne imposes a curfew as residents re-enter a lockdown.(Photo: A worker sprays to disinfect the Amazon…
 
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