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How did sex begin and why do some many species keep doing it?
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How microbreweries run by women is a new trend breathing life into Britain's pubs
As Iran's nuclear programme gets more sophisticated, does diplomacy have a chance?
Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad on the recent government crackdown on her colleagues
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
A different look at love with American psychologist Barbara L Fredrickson.
It is fifty years since the suicide of American poet Sylvia Plath
Why failing investment in infrastructure may create a bumpy road to recovery
Drowning is the cause of a quarter of a million child fatalities every year
The killing of a toddler in Liverpool 20 years ago that shocked Britain
News and issues making the headlines each day.
We hear global reaction to North Korea carrying out its third underground nuclear test.
The building with the biggest carpet in Europe; and a reporter's crippling fear of flying
The World Service personal finance programme is broadcasting live from Kampala, Uganda.
North Korea nuclear test; Barclays announces job cuts; wrestling dropped from Olympics
The inside story of life in one of Ireland's notorious Magdalene laundries
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
Britain's Barclays Bank tries to rebrand in a softer light after the financial crisis.
Is this the dawn of a new democracy in Kenya? IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympic games.
Technology helps to keep Kabul's donkey carts, armoured vehicles and cars moving
A new work by Mark-Anthony Turnage - Speranza (Hope) - has its World Premiere in London.
UN promises action over N Korea test; Afghan Oscar nomination; wrestling out of Olympics
Britain's Barclays Bank tries to rebrand in a softer light after the financial crisis
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Britain's Barclays Bank tries to rebrand with a softer image after the financial crisis.
Listen live to President Barack Obama deliver his State of the Union address
Wednesday 13 February 2013