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An hour of top tunes from Swears, Leroy Horns, Too Many Ts, Hi Tech Criminal, Finnegan Tui, Sans Soucis, Rj, Cate Ferris, Alf Whitby, The August List, Lekiddo Lord Of The Lobsters, The Daydream Club, Erotic Secrets Of Pompeii, Deyah, The Beelips, Jodie Smith, Jamie Myers, Keep Back Ivy, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
The UN secretary general has warned that greenhouse gas in the atmosphere is rising relentlessly after a short dip during the pandemic. Antonio Guterres said he was alarmed how far the world was off course in tackling climate change. Later, we speak to Barbara Davidson at Carbon Tracker about a published report that showed many companies fail to in…
 
Five audio-makers from around the world take over The Essay to offer a series of Radio 3's innovative Between the Ears features in miniature. Each edition takes an image as its starting point - from a radio producer who finds herself caught in a news image to a painting come to life.Tonight, the audio artist Fallon Mayanja explores the idea of word…
 
The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has sought to allay the European Union's concerns about a new nuclear security deal between the US, UK and Australia.Also in the programme fuel relief in Lebanon; and filming a movie in space.(Picture: U.S Secretary of State Blinken and U.S Defense Secretary Austin, host Australian counterparts at US State…
 
An international team of researchers has discovered that an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea in February this year was the result of re-activated Ebola virus in someone who’d been infected at least five years ago during the earlier large Ebola epidemic that swept through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. This means the virus can remain dormant in some E…
 
Government ministers have been blowing hot and cold about vaccine passports. Now the Westminster government says it is not planning to introduce them to England, though they're being kept as an option should things change. The Welsh government is thinking about them, while Northern Ireland has rejected them for now. In Scotland vaccine passports ar…
 
An Indonesian court ruled President Widodo has been negligent over pollution in Jakarta. The ruling also criticised other top officials, and ordered monitoring stations and other measures to improve the capital's air, as BBC Asia editor Rebecca Henschke explains. Also in the programme, people in Uganda can now trade shares using their mobile phones…
 
China denounces US-UK-Australia defence pact. The pact will see the US and UK provide Australia with the technology to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time. The accord is being widely viewed as an effort to counter China's influence in the contested South China Sea. China says the new alliance is part of a "cold-war mentality. Also i…
 
Clare explores a remote and beautiful stretch of coastline between Portuairk and Sanna Bay on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Ardnamurchan's far coastline is the most westerly part of the British mainland and has some of Scotland’s most gorgeous beaches. Sanna Bay, in particular, is an expanse of white sand and turquoise seas with views that stretch ac…
 
After graduating from university, Suleika Jaouad had moved to Paris, found love and was starting to pursue her dream of becoming a foreign correspondent. But a leukaemia diagnosis at 22 put an end to all of this. She returned to the US and began life-saving treatment that would take an enormous toll. Determined to try and regain some sense of contr…
 
It’s ten years since Libya’s dictator Col Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown. But the country’s still not a a democracy – or even a unified functioning state. The militias that brought down the dictatorship in 2011 never disbanded. They turned the country into a battleground, abducting and murdering countless citizens. Since last year, there’s been a c…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the remarkable diversity of the animals that dominated life on land in the Triassic, before the rise of the dinosaurs in the Jurassic, and whose descendants are often described wrongly as 'living fossils'. For tens of millions of years, the ancestors of alligators and Nile crocodiles included some as large as a bus, …
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the remarkable diversity of the animals that dominated life on land in the Triassic, before the rise of the dinosaurs in the Jurassic, and whose descendants are often described wrongly as 'living fossils'. For tens of millions of years, the ancestors of alligators and Nile crocodiles included some as large as a bus, …
 
In 1971 a group of squatters, artists and activists took over a disused military barracks on the edge of Copenhagen. They established a self-governing hippy commune called Freetown Christiania, after the surrounding district of Christianshavn. Residents began to build houses along their own experimental designs and soon Christiania had its own thea…
 
The physical infrastructure of the United States is crumbling and businesses there are feeling the effects. So why is this bill that aims to restore roads, bridges and communications facing such a treacherous political road ahead? Successive Presidents have tried and failed to get something done about it. Now President Biden is having a go. A farme…
 
In May, the Biden administration surprised the world by saying it would not object on an intellectual property waiver for Covid-19 vaccines. America has been a staunch defender of patent protections, which bar new inventions being cheaply copied around the world. So, the first reactions to the announcement were - amazement, really. Second reactions…
 
Assignment reveals the inside story of Ramon Abbas, one of a new breed of global cyber fraudsters. Snared by the FBI in 2020, Abbas’ is better known as Instagram influencer Hushpuppi, who flaunted a life of designer clothes, private jets and penthouse apartments to millions of followers. Little did they know that his lavish lifestyle was funded thr…
 
Wholesale prices for gas and electricity have been rising sharply across Europe. That's likely to lead to significant cost increases for businesses and households, and we find out what's causing the issue from David Hunter, Director of Market Studies at Schneider Electric. Also in the programme, the world's first all-civilian mission to space, Insp…
 
Hot stoves, perishable food, and potentially dirty surfaces can make the kitchen a difficult place for someone with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.People with OCD will frequently experience unwanted thoughts, images or urges - which may include worries about contamination or harming themselves and others. They will often use repetitive behaviours to…
 
It's been exactly one month since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. Now cash is in short supply, and the country is facing a mounting economic and political crisis. We hear from our correspondent Secunder Kermani reporting from near the northern Afghan city of Mazar e Sharif.Also on the programme: the US Olympic champion, Simone Biles appe…
 
In… out… shake it all about!On a busy day in Westminster, Laura and Adam discuss the latest moves around the cabinet table as Boris Johnson reshuffles the pack following a feisty PMQs.With inflation rising at the sharpest rate since records began in 1997, Business correspondent Katie Prescott explains what’s going on in the UK economy.And as Shamim…
 
In 2010 the Haitian capital and surrounding areas were hit by a catastrophic earthquake. Much of Port Au Prince was flattened and more than a hundred thousand people were killed. Amid the destruction and death people's first instinct was to pull together and help one another. Zak Brophy has been speaking to Kinsley Jean who was just a teenager when…
 
Wholesale prices for gas and electricity have been rising sharply across Europe. That's likely to lead to significant cost increases for businesses and households, and we find out what's causing the issue from David Sheppard, energy editor for the Financial Times. Also in the programme, campaigners argue that exposure to a seemingly endless stream …
 
South Korea says it had completed trials of a submarine launched ballistic missile. The announcement came hours after its neighbour North Korea test-fired two ballistic missiles into the sea. Japan said the North Korean launch was 'outrageous'.Just two days before Russia goes to the polls we hear about the unprecedented crackdown on dissent in the …
 
Nancy Goldstone discusses the 18th-century family saga of Habsburg empress Maria Theresa, and her equally formidable daughters Nancy Goldstone discusses the 18th-century family saga of Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa and her equally formidable daughters (including Marie Antoinette) who married into royal houses around Europe. (Ad) Nancy Goldstone is…
 
The founders of German biotechnology company BioNTech were researching how to fight cancers using messenger RNA, "the unloved cousin of DNA", when covid-19 first appeared and they realised mRNA could be used to make a vaccine for the disease. Financial Times journalist Joe Miller has been following the company since just before the pandemic and tel…
 
Inflation in the US is running at 5.3%, slightly down on July's year-on-year figure. Robert Reich is a Professor of Public Policy at the University of California Berkeley and a Secretary of Labour under President Clinton, and he talks us through the latest data. The plane maker Boeing says it expects that it will take another two and a half years f…
 
A new report has found that the number of these extremely hot days has more than doubled around the world over the last forty years. Meanwhile, a global survey has suggested that nearly 60% of young people say they are extremely worried about climate change. We look at this as well as what politicians in Europe have been saying about the challenges…
 
Inflation in the US is running at 5.3%, slightly down on July's year-on-year figure. Robert Reich is a Professor of Public Policy at the University of California Berkeley and a Secretary of Labour under President Clinton, and he talks us through the latest data. The plane maker Boeing says it expects that it will take another two and a half years f…
 
The president of Murray Edwards College, Cambridge and former Channel 4 editor champions the life of a 14th-century mystic. Like Dorothy Byrne, famous for her scathing attacks on broadcasting executives in the 2019 MacTaggart Lecture, Catherine of Siena stood up to powerful men. She lobbied Popes, attacked corruption in the Catholic church, and pla…
 
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