An assault at a gig changed Gina Martin’s life, so she changed the law.
How can one woman change 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.
Art and The Great Hunger
Declan Forde explores how art and music responded to the Irish Famine.
Phyllida Barlow, Jonathan Freedland, The decline of foreign language films
Phyllida Barlow's new exhibition and Jonathan Freedland's latest Sam Bourne thriller.
Robert Buckland MP, Baroness Smith, Chuka Umunna MP, Sir Roger Scruton
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire.
Cookery shows...and hungry people
AL Kennedy on TV's tendency to focus on disappearing parts of our national life.
The hackers who cracked printers for PewDiePie
Two men hacked printers and TVs in an effort to help their You Tube hero