Douglas Alexander asks how we can overcome the forces that divide us.
Author and commentator Eliane Glaser makes a progressive case for authority.
Michael Blastland asks if 'group-think' is distancing policy from the public.
How an attack on a rap star ignited a series of tit-for tat killings in North London
Aleks Krotoski on how social media is being used as a character witness to convict.
Aleks Krotoski explores how the online space is changing our social connections.
The dramatic story of one woman's escape from a life blighted by gang culture.
Geoff Watts explores the origins and the science behind our love and loathing of gossip.
Geoff Watts continues his exploration of the science and culture of gossip.
Mariella Frostrup and her guests ask why children are becoming obese.
Melvyn Bragg explores the concept of friendship; ‘a single soul dwelling in two bodies’.
The moral boundaries of friendship. Chaired by Michael Buerk.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss friendship.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
The word 'gossip', and Nixon's invitation to China.
Dr Yuval Noah Harari explains how the ability to gossip gave us evolutionary advantage
Chris Patten examines how governance affects sustainable development.
What makes the will of the crowd more persuasive than the wisdom of one?
Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Hayley is a young woman who wants to get better at dealing with rejection.
The story of an octogenarian dancer teaching a 28-year-old how to waltz.
Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.
Clare Balding meets those who have found love and companionship through walking.
Has our sense of collective belonging been lost?
UN's birthday party creates a limousine jam in New York.
Aleks Krotoski asks how digital devices are changing our memories.