What does fracking involve and what impact does it have on the environment?
A new World Bank report calls on developing nations to plan better against catastrophe
Both tourists and refugees in the US are feeling the impact of the government shutdown
Burial is a practice that’s been carried out for centuries – but why do we do it?
Are we too obsessed with metrics and are we measuring the right values?
Elton John - 'Why I’m going to perform in Russia, despite the anti-gay laws.'
Linda Yueh reports from the Apec summit in Bali on Asia's rise, and on a notable absentee.
The nun devoted to helping women and girls traumatised by the Lords Resistance Army
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
Desmond Tutu's successor talks about education, apartheid, gun running, and homosexuality
With the US government shutdown a week old, we ask who's to blame. We talk to a Republican
Can ash trees be saved from the deadly ash dieback fungus?
Tuesday 8 October 2013