Philip Sweeney on music, crime and culture in Marseille, 2013 European City of Culture.
BBC Radio 4
What to do with the world's largest stockpile of civilian plutonium being kept in the UK?
In 1995, archaeologists in Egypt's Valley of the Kings made a remarkable discovery
BBC World Service
5/5 Tim Harford tells the story of Chris Ferguson, who applied game theory to poker, and won.
2/5 More than just 'da da da dum' - how Beethoven's famous symphony touched people's lives.
4/5 How Bill Phillips - war hero, croc-hunter - became one of the fathers of macro-economics.
1/5 On Regent Street, Tim Harford looks at heated pants and the business of innovation.
Imam Khalid Latif considers what happens when world religions change their minds
Nine short stories from around the world, looking at how love is changing
In the 1990s, the Algerian military was locked in a brutal struggle with radical Islamists