James Reason explores how patient safety can be improved by doctors admitting mistakes
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
Could an independent Scotland align itself with the Nordic Pact? Allan Little investigates
Geoff Watts explores the value of public engagement in research
In-game betting is becoming hugely popular, but does it threaten the integrity of sport?
Martin Reeve follows the fortunes of street theatre in Britain over the last 40 years.
Deborah Meaden uncovers the business secrets of booming Milton Keynes.
Five Radio 4 presenters return to a place that had special significance for them in 1986
Danny Dorling uses the Domesday Reloaded data to explore how Britain has changed.
Shark biologist Gareth Fraser explores Jaws, 40 years after Peter Benchley created it.
Gerald Scarfe explores the activity of the Walt Disney Studio during World War Two.
60 years after James Dean's death, Dotun Adebayo explores his teenage obsession with him.
Poet Lemn Sissay tells the story of Cab Calloway and his Hepster's Dictionary of jive talk
The surprising political legacy of the much-loved children's author, Dr Seuss.
Kim Normanton explores the booming British drag scene.
Charlotte Smith asks, when do you choose to stop trying with IVF?
Benjamin Zephaniah reassesses dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson's 1978 debut album.
How the pilotless drone aircraft is controversially transforming air warfare.
Horatio Clare meets the German student duellists for whom a scar is a badge of honour.
6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny meets the scientists investigating why songs get stuck in our head
As the new Ebola treatment centre opens, Dr John Wright and his team record what happens.
Gary Younge tells the story of Ebony, the magazine that redefined African-American life.
Schoolchildren in Fife are learning Latin for the first time. Natalie Haynes investigates.
Matthew Cobb explores the excitement and concerns about the new genome editing technology.
Andrea Catherwood examines the movement for integrated schools in Northern Ireland.
Shaimaa Khalil travels across Egypt, hearing the voices of her fellow countrymen.
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
Cleveland Watkiss and Dame Cleo marvel at Ella Fitzgerald's Mac the Knife and give it a go
Bradford GP Dr Alastair Bavington explores how we deal with the health needs of immigrants
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the science of erasing memories.
Can the Conservatives increase their share of the minority vote? Hugh Muir investigates.
Henning Wehn investigates 'Ostrock' - the East German rock and pop music scene.
Essex born and bred, writer Ian Sansom goes back to the county that made him who he is.
Connie St Louis investigates ethnic marketing in the pharmaceutical industry.
An examination of the way manners and etiquette have evolved over the centuries
Allan Little looks at the changing dynamic of the European Union, as power heads east.
Allan Little looks at key moments and issues that brought the EU to the current crisis
Lucy Ash profiles five controversial characters from different corners of the continent
Chris Bowlby looks at how the far right is influencing mainstream European politics
Art critic Louisa Buck lifts the lid on Painting By Number kits.
Most published science papers are untrue, but few ever get tested. Jolyon Jenkins reports.
Juliet Gardiner compares experiments in communal living today with those after WWII.
Adam Rutherford presents a three-part series on extinction
Travelling with the extreme commuters; a modern phenomenon.
Nelli Bird with reports and discussion on the issues that matter in Wales.
John Andrew returns to Paris where he lost his heart to 60s icon Francoise Hardy.
Nick Ross investigates the health impact of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident.
The life and changing times of Woman's Weekly as it celebrates its centenary.
Can Harry Potter fans change the world? Jolyon Jenkins looks at the growth of fan activism
Rainer Hersch explores the dazzling technique of today's musical virtuosos.