His shed was London's top rated restaurant. Oobah Butler is a prankster - and journalist.
Oobah Butler: should news amuse?
Is it ok to feel sorry for Theresa May?
The prime minister’s fight for survival raises conflicting emotions.
Why are people so afraid of Universal Credit?
It’s the government’s biggest job after Brexit and it’s stressing people out.
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.
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.
Dream job denied: how do you bounce back?
Growing up we all have dreams denied, but for a star athlete it’s even tougher.
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.
The day's main news stories, topical debate and interviews.
South African power crisis continues
South African homes, offices and businesses have endured a week of daily power cuts.
Women who resolve conflict
Two women who negotiate with kidnappers and rehabilitate extremists
News, interviews and stories from around the world with Dotun Adebayo.