How shelved data from rape cases in America is helping the police catch criminals now. Read more
Unbelievable: The forgotten rape data
How shelved data from rape cases in America is helping the police catch criminals now.
Reducing your risk of death
Can running and owning a dog reduce your risk of an early death?
Bolivia: Can statistics help detect electoral fraud?
We look at the numbers and statistics from Bolivia’s disputed presidential election.
The world’s busiest shipping lanes
Which is the busiest shipping lane in the world?
Have these saucy fruits become less healthy over time?
Election Special 1/2
50,000 nurses? 40 hospitals? Corporate tax rises? Tim Harford looks at Election pledges.
Tree Planting Pledges
Planting trees by numbers: UK style.
Election Special (2/2)
Labour's spending plans, Conservatives claims on homelessness, the SNP's education record
Have bushfires destroyed 80% of the koala habitat in Australia?
The Simpsons and maths
We explore the maths secrets of The Simpsons on their 30th anniversary.
Presidential candidates and dementia
The health risks some of the frontrunners in the US presidential race face
C-sections and sharks
Hospital births in China and whether it’s true 50% are delivered by caesarean section
Australian Animal Deaths, Carbon Emissions, Election Mystery
How many animals have died in Australia and how many Labour voters went Conservative?
WS More or Less: Bushfire mystery
Have a billion animals died in Australia’s fires? And which ones are likely to survive?
Weighing the Cost of Brexit
The cost of Brexit, alligator speed and Liverpool FC's luck
WS More or Less: Japan’s 99% Conviction Rate
Quantifying justice in Japan with Tim Harford.