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Mike Williams on where tattoos come from and what they say about us.
How a London school sports teacher changed the life of the Somali-born Olympic champion.
How often are we lured into making choices without being aware of it?
Rajan Datar explores listeners' comments on a momentous summer of sport.
Addressing maternal mortality, new ways to fund healthcare and myths about sperm.
Investigating Sweden's high rape rate; and which surprising countries top kidnap league?
Pascale Harter with recent stories and insights from correspondents around the world.
Peter Day asks three experts about a new wave of companies with global ambitions.
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee discusses monitoring the impact of the web.
It is 30 years since a teenage Indian woman spread fear in the North East of the country.
A review of the week with the latest news.
It is 30 years since an Australian woman was accused of murdering her daughter.
Why are there a growing number of African-Americans who openly don't believe in God?
The secret lives of Pakistan's ISI wives - a satirical take on their catty shenanigans
Lunar and stellar insights on Hamlet and Frankenstein. Astronomy and literature collide.
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Afghan women killed in air strike; China-Japan island row; Pope peace call at Beirut mass
Owen Bennett Jones traces the story of the Assads from the Baathist coup in 1963 - present
Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.
Football and more - the fan's phone-in from the BBC.
John Laurenson tours the Canada Real, the biggest shanty town in Western Europe.
NATO strike kills Afghan women; Royals sue over photos; and who is behind the prophet film
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Human embryonic stem cells cure hearing loss in gerbils.
The authorities said he'd starved himself to death, but he died from head injuries
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Is there too much hype about smartphones and connectivity?
Monday 17 September 2012