From cheap tops to takeaway spoons, the dilemmas are unavoidable.
Can we save the planet and still keep our stuff?
What does Sri Lanka tell us about the future of Islamic State?
IS had been defeated, we thought, but it is being linked to the bombings in Sri Lanka.
What is justice in the age of Trump?
One of America’s top lawyers on the White House and the law.
Are we being duped by the multi-level millionaires?
The direct selling schemes targeting young women with the opportunity to earn big.
Can India become a better place for women?
More women than ever are voting in the world’s biggest democracy.
Does it matter if we can’t afford to live in cities?
Big city living is more popular – and more expensive - than ever.
Is Caster Semenya a victim?
She’s Olympic champion and a national hero, but she’s lost her fight to run as herself.
Who would be a politician?
They get a lot of stick, but someone’s got to do it.
Why is Korean spy cam porn everyone’s problem?
Hidden cameras, toilets and 5G – the epidemic that started in Korea and is spreading.
Chernobyl: how do we split fact from fiction?
The world’s worst nuclear disaster has been dramatised for TV
When does a royal become a celebrity?
Harry, Meghan and baby Archie are changing the monarchy.
What does one rape trial tell us about lad culture and consent?
The cricketer jailed for rape after setting up a sexual conquest game on WhatsApp.
Anna Sorokin: how do you fake your way into high society?
The high-rolling German heiress who wasn’t.
Is Uber stalling?
The company is planning world domination, but may never make a profit.
Could Eurovision change Israel and the Palestinians?
This year the song contest feels a bit more serious than usual.
What does the Hollywood college scandal tell us about class privilege?
Money, class and university admissions.
How did Amar find his mum?
The man who thought he was an orphan for almost 30 years.
The award-winning author on race and public shaming.
Why are female MPs terror targets?
What the Rosie Cooper murder plot reveals about the far-right.
Huawei: what’s the problem with Chinese phones?
What a clash over a phone operating system says about global superpowers.
Why is revenge porn still spreading?
A file-sharing website contains explicit images of women “from every city in the UK”.
How did Jamie Oliver change food culture?
His restaurants have gone bust but he changed food forever.
What does Europe think?
The new prime minister will be dealing with a new Europe.
Wild Swans author Jung Chang reflects on surviving the Cultural Revolution in China.
Fighting Uganda's anti-gay laws
LBGT activism in Uganda, the start of Greenpeace, Bangladesh acid attacks, and dinosaurs.
The films of David Lean
Matthew Sweet explores the world of film music.
Weekend Woman's Hour: Deborah James, Jayson Greene, Infidelity
Deborah James on why we need to talk about poo, Jayson Greene on grief, and infidelity
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