Exploring creative descriptions for wind, rainfall and sunny spells from around the world
Important but problematic decisions have to be made around adopted and fostered children.
Where do modern idioms come from?
Stephen discusses organised religion, disorganised religion and the definition of evil.
Here are some top tips for how to sell on, re-gift and rent out.
How should we respond to someone sharing bad news or raw emotion?
It's all about range, quality, availability and socio-economic changes...
Look after your gut and it will look after you. Personalised nutrition may hold the key.
James Gallagher investigates for Radio 4's Inside Health.
Vodka is a spirit with a rich cultural history. Is the time right for a vodka renaissance?
David Shariatmadari explores language as reflected in his father’s experience of dementia
The Food Programme’s Dan Saladino asks – was 1971 a turning point for how the world eats?
An entertaining quiz to illustrate the trickiest of punctuation elements – the apostrophe
Jackie Kay narrates the life story of the troubled blues singer, Bessie Smith.
How sexism is reflected in the English language and why the words we choose are important
Eight questions to test your knowledge of the mouthwateringly popular international dish.
With interest in language learning soaring in the past year, here is some useful advice.
Grief is an inevitable and necessary process that we must all go through in order to heal
Rather than trying to hide holes menders stich in pattern and colour.
How much energy do displays waste, and is it a waste if we're brightening our streets?
What is going to be fashionable in 2022? We hear from consumer trend experts.
Which is the most 'eco' choice if you're buying a Christmas tree this year?