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The incredible rise and remarkable fall of plastic
The extraordinary story of how plastic became a major player before its fall from favour.
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The Booker Prize winner on overcoming bad relationships and her technique for success.
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Paris meets a female incel and a woman who’s deep in the swinger lifestyle.
How good for you are ultra-processed vegan foods?
James Gallagher investigates for Radio 4's Inside Health.
Harland - Episode 1: Tuesday
A cursed place, abandoned for 900 years. Now a town of glass and chrome.
We are Family (aren’t we?)
What makes someone family?
The Battersea Poltergeist’s Danny Robins investigates real-life paranormal encounters.
1. All My Loving
Paul McCartney reveals how he wrote All My Loving.
Why standing up could be the best thing you can do, for your body, mood and metabolism.
The River Man
Fergal Keane investigates the fate of James Kane, executed by the IRA a century ago.