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How Saudi is my Uber?
A journalist's murder has shocked the world but Saudi money is everywhere.
What happens when we #travel for the gram?
Tourism is increasingly driven by social media trends.
Who is Michelle Obama?
The former first lady in her own words.
Who will face justice for the war in Syria?
It’s arguably the crime of the century but those responsible are unlikely to be caught.
Dream job denied: how do you bounce back?
Growing up we all have dreams denied, but for a star athlete it’s even tougher.
What’s going on between Russia and Trump?
We’ll soon find out who knew what about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.
What’s wrong with designer babies?
A scientist in China says he has created the world’s first genetically modified babies.
George the Poet: can stories change the world?
We speak to George Mpanga - poet, podcaster, and social commentator.
Can Manchester mend the planet?
There are more solutions to climate change than you might think.
Blackfishing: is it okay for white girls to look black?
White girls are passing as women of colour on Instagram.
How will immigration change after Brexit?
Brexit will give us control over our borders, but reducing immigration won’t be easy.
Why risk your life to report a war that's ignored?
As talks to end Yemen’s civil war begin, we speak to the BBC's Orla Guerin.
Where is Dubai’s missing Princess?
Latifah’s escape attempt went very wrong. Her best friend tells us what happened.
Brexit: will it ever be over?
It feels like the process of leaving the European Union is going on and on.
Do we have a problem with successful black men?
Raheem Sterling has raised questions about our attitudes towards black stars.
Mental health: why are young people getting lost in the system?
Young adults are being lost in the mental health system. What is being done to help them?
Porn bans: who decides what we see?
Tumblr is scrubbing up and the first law censoring porn sites is on the way.
Laura Kuenssberg: will politics stop for Christmas?
The BBC’s Political Editor looks back at another busy week in politics.
Is the extreme right the new terror threat?
Neo-Nazis are increasingly the focus for counter-terrorism
What’s the real impact of the ethnic pay gap?
Non-white university staff are being paid less than their white counterparts
Why are American spies so scared of China?
The US is cracking down on China’s efforts to boost companies through espionage.
Should we talk more about grief?
Coming to terms with the death of a brother.
Beyond Today’s People of the Year
The team takes a look back at the people who made the headlines in 2018.
The Slumflower: how can we be better in 2019?
Chidera Eggerue talks saggy boobs, tolerance and resolutions for the new year.
Peter Frankopan: who rules the world in 2019?
The best-selling author on what Kazakh hipsters reveal about the new world order
Bird Box: just how big is Netflix?
The success of the Sandra Bullock movie shows how dominant Netflix has become.
Kevin Spacey: what happens when #MeToo goes to court?
With sexual assault claims, there’s a gap between the online movement and legal process.
The Bystander Effect: are we all guilty?
What’s the best way to intervene when we witness abuse?
What happens when a paedophile hunter catches your dad?
The fallout from paedophile "stings" is not always predictable.
Will I never need a car?
Car design is changing so fast you may never need one.
Nish Kumar: is the news still funny?
The comedian on why Brexit voters unplugged his mic.
Andy Murray: more than a champion?
He’s a role model for us all, on and off the tennis court.
Brexit: is it just embarrassing now?
The view from planet Brexit.
Who should decide what sex you are?
The intersex 6 year-old forcing a rethink of genitals and gender.
How can one woman change the law?
An assault at a gig changed Gina Martin’s life, so she changed the law.
Jon Ronson: what does porn tell us about hypocrisy?
Journalist and podcaster Jon Ronson explains his fascination with the porn industry.
Blue Monday: how bad is it really?
On the most miserable day of the year there is hope in stats.
Ocasio-Cortez: the first millennial political icon?
She’s 29, very left-wing, and taking American politics by storm.
Should the James Bulger story win an Oscar?
The Oscar nomination that people want banned.
How do you walk away from your ultra-religious community?
The freedom and anguish of leaving behind a strict Hasidic Jewish upbringing.
BTS: Who made Korea cool?
The rise of K-pop in the west.
Are we getting more allergic to food?
The science behind an allergic reaction.
R.Kelly: is #metoo closing in on music?
R.Kelly is being muted, but the music industry has been slow to change
Apple: is the iPhone era over?
It defined a decade, but sales are falling.
What can one building tell us about Venezuela?
El Helicoide was a symbol of hope, now it’s the site of torture for political prisoners.
How did normal get so weird?
Author Peter Pomerantsev tells us how the world went topsy-turvy
Can one conviction end FGM in the UK?
Finally some good news about FGM.
El Chapo: what’s the truth behind the legend?
The trial of a Mexican drug lord reveals a life more lurid than a movie script.
Stansted 15: would they chain themselves to a plane again?
The protesters were told they risked life in prison after stopping a deportation flight.
How bad is social media for my mental health?
The mixed messages about social media and mental health.
Jewrovision: can young Jews celebrate their identity?
Anti-Semitism may be on the rise, but these Jews still want to show off their culture.
Amazon blackmail: should we feel sorry for the world’s richest man?
Sex, power and a French man reading dirty text messages.
Is it ok to pay women to have more children?
How nationalists are waging wars with babies.
Can we stop the insects from dying?
The biodiversity apocalypse isn’t as inevitable as you think.
Should we be more scientific about love?
Swiping left on serendipity.
What’s it like to be attacked at a Trump rally?
The story behind the assault on a BBC cameraman.
Is the Islamic State really defeated?
The first of two special episodes on the end of IS.
What do we get wrong about female terrorists?
How we fetishize and underestimate women who join IS.
Oscars: what do you really have to do to win?
The surprising reasons some films triumph, and others don’t.
Who are the new drug barons?
Fentanyl is shaking up the opioid market.
Grayson Perry: what are the liberal elite afraid of?
The contemporary artist on teasing the establishment.
Why does it matter if Jussie Smollett staged his own attack?
The US actor is at the centre of a hate crime hoax.
Where should we learn about sex?
A group of housemates discuss the bits that school and porn missed.
Why are car companies now tech firms?
Cars aren’t cars anymore, they’re robots.
Why does Kashmir matter to people here?
The conflict between India and Pakistan provokes strong feelings in the UK.
Is it still ok to listen to Michael Jackson?
Two men are accusing the star of sexually abusing them when they were children.
Why would you stab someone?
Inside the mind of a former gang member.
Huawei: is there a tech cold war?
The arrest of a Chinese technology boss is the first shot in a battle for the internet.
Anti-vax: why do we believe medical conspiracies?
What the anti-vax movement tells us about how bad ideas take hold.
Can you tell if you live in a bubble?
We find out if social media causes polarisation online.
How can a town beat the extremists?
How Tommy Robinson’s hometown hit the headlines.
Are the police still racist?
Tackling knife crime raises questions posed after the Stephen Lawrence murder.
What happens to Shamima Begum now?
And who is to blame for the death of her baby?
Save or spend: what should I do with my money?
We help you navigate the tricky world of finance.
Can anyone explain the chaos?
Living through history can be strangely tiring.
Simon Amstell: how do you learn who you are?
The comedian on directing his first film, needing validation, and imaginary gorillas.
Christchurch: how do you find the terrorists among the trolls?
Extreme free speech message boards are nearly impossible to police.
Should egg freezing be free?
More women are considering it, but egg freezing is an expensive choice.
Why is the Pope worried about robots?
Artificial intelligence raises big questions about what it means to be human.
Should we say nice things about Bradford?
Identity, positivity and an experiment to find good news.
What should you do when there’s a terrorist attack?
Lessons from a past attack prepare us for the next.
Dr. Evil: why is consent not enough?
The body modification artist who went to prison.
Did one Russian mastermind this political chaos?
How Vladislav Surkov got deep inside our heads.
Is climate change the only thing making natural disasters worse?
Cyclone Idai is not just about climate change.
Can Grindr be kinder?
How Grindr changed the dating app game
Has Brexit already changed me?
The UK didn’t leave the EU today as planned, but a lot has changed.
True Crime: how ethical is it?
As the genre gets bigger so do concerns for the victims.
Would celebrities make better politicians?
A comedian could be Ukraine’s next president, but celebs don't often hold office here.
How dangerous are far right hipsters?
How an Austrian YouTuber was linked to the New Zealand mosque attack.
What’s Chelsea doing about racism?
Chelsea’s chairman Bruce Buck tells us what the club is doing to educate fans.
Marc Maron: how did podcasts become mainstream?
The godfather of podcasting on interviewing a president in his garage.
Did the financial crisis change banking?
A court case against a senior banker has brought back memories of 2008.
How did a teenager become the UK’s biggest cyber criminal?
Zain Qaiser made hundreds of thousands blackmailing porn users from his parents’ house.
Would we have Brexit without the Tories?
The story of the Conservative Party’s decades-long battle over Europe.
Why is Korean spy cam porn everyone’s problem?
Hidden cameras, toilets and 5G – the epidemic that started in Korea and is spreading.
Are Extinction Rebellion the new Suffragettes?
The climate change activists prepared to break the law to save the planet.
Why would you stab someone? Part 2
Ex-gang member Jay tries to find a solution to knife crime.
What should we think about Julian Assange?
Hero, hacker, narcissist… the Wikileaks founder is an ambiguous figure.
Should you get sacked for posting what you believe?
A rugby star’s anti-gay Instagram highlights an identity crisis for some Christians.
Why would your mattress spy on you?
What surveillance capitalism could take from us
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