What is making this year’s predicted El Nino so hard to forecast?
BBC World Service
4/6 Margaret Macmillan tells the story of the events leading up to the First World War.
BBC Radio 4
Dennis Sewell of the Spectator looks at how newspapers covered the week's big stories.
Six young writers explore a great grandparent's involvement in World War One
Slim hopes take different forms. A prisoner hopes for parole. A football team hopes to win
BBC Radio 4 Extra
As Iraq falls deeper into chaos, John McCarthy asks a key question - who are the Kurds?
Reactions to British soldiers shooting unarmed protesters in Dublin.
Zareer Masani on the new love for, and controversy over, Western classical music in India.
Matt Everitt speaks to American singer-songwriter Dr John.
BBC Radio 6 Music
How men are getting way with murder and violence against women in Papua New Guinea