The background to global news stories, every day.
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Razia Iqbal in conversation with some of the world's greatest architects.
Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale. Presented by Claudia Hammond.
Tim Harford explains the numbers and statistics in the news and in life.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events
Jon Stewart reports on the best of the week's scientific stories from around the world
A fresh look at the week's global news from the World Service's 27 language sections
The world’s leading thinkers, politicians and cultural figures interviewed by the BBC
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A review of the week with the latest news