Could this theatre technique help improve mental health?
Improvising Your Way Out of Anxiety
Putting Forgotten Pills Back to Work
An app is helping people donate their leftover drugs to people who can't afford them.
How to Talk to Potential Extremists
Can you persuade potential extremists out of their views by chatting to them on Facebook?
Recycling Chewing Gum Litter to Clean Our Streets
Recycling chewing gum to fight litter.
The Bird Rescuers
Meet the people designing clever ways to protect our feathered friends.
How to Help Homeless People in Hospital
A project that tries to stop people returning to a life of homelessness after hospital.
Taking Out the Space Trash
How do you clean up the rubbish that orbits the Earth?
The Babies Teaching Kindness In Class
Naomi isn't your average teacher. For one thing, she's only 6 months old.
The Town Trying to Cure Loneliness
Meet the people trying to tackle loneliness in Frome in the United Kingdom.
How big cash rewards can drive innovation
Crossing Divides: Solutions for Peace
Can grassroots initiatives really have a meaningful impact on peace?
The Schools Trying to Build Bridges
Could bilingual schools help bring peace to a seemingly intractable conflict?
The People’s Peace Talks
Can the public can succeed where the politicians have failed?
The Speed Detectors
The volunteers catching speeding motorists
Turning Subsistence Farming into an Investment Opportunity
How a new Nigerian tech startup is turning small scale farms into financial investments
Clean Clothes and Glasses for the Poorest in Society
How do you improve the lives of the very poorest people? Sometimes it’s the simple things.
Fighting Food Waste
Tech solutions for fighting food waste
The Street Where Houses Come Half-Built
Why would you build someone half a house?
Can a $1 Million Prize Help Keep Women Safe?
A competition to design a gadget that will send a secret alert if someone is attacked.
Nigeria's Secret STI Test Kits
The start-up that allows people to self test for STIs in secret
Learning Lessons from the Longest Living Lands
Can adapting your lifestyle add 10 years to your lifespan?
The Bricks Helping to Rebuild Gaza
The young Gazan engineer making bricks out of ash and rubble
Recycling to Turn Trash into Cash
Two projects that make life better for people keeping rubbish off the streets
Generating Power from the Roads
A highway in the US is being used to generate power and make toilet paper
Stopping Wildfires in Their Tracks
Three projects that are limiting the impact of wildfires
Training India’s Fake Doctors
Can a controversial crash course in medicine help improve the healthcare system in India?
Why Millions Listen to This Girl
Why millions listen to this nine-year-old girl's advice
Reviving Italy’s ‘Ghost Towns’
An unusual hotel is helping to breathe life back into Italy’s abandoned villages
Cool Ways of Keeping Things Cool
How two inventors are trying to revolutionise the way we keep things cold
Rewarding Green Travel in Bologna
A public transport system rewards citizens for taking sustainable modes of transport
Scanning Homeless People to Make a Donation
A new project is offering homeless people barcodes, which you can scan to make a donation
A Green Space Revolution in Paris
How do you create green spaces in the middle of a city?
Running and Singing to Improve Maths and English
The schools changing lives through running and music
Smart Stimulation for People with Dementia
Three clever ideas that help improve the day-to-day lives of people with dementia
Mending Our Disposable Culture
Why volunteers are fixing other people’s stuff free of charge
Fighting the ‘Water Mafia’ with Pipes in the Sky
A project in a Kenyan slum is pumping water through pipes suspended in the air
‘Rental Sisters’ for Japan’s Reclusive Young Men
The sisters-for-hire who are trying to coax reclusive Japanese men out of their rooms
Tech That Tricks the Brain
Two tech start-ups are using wearable technology to trick the brain to solve problems
Time to Update the Stranger Danger Message?
Stranger Danger: Still the best message to keep children safe?
The Country Where You Can Be Jailed for Using Plastic Bags
In Kenya you can be jailed for four years for carrying a single-use plastic bag.
How to Build a City for an Ageing Population
Japan’s Kashiwa City has redesigned buildings and jobs to adapt to an ageing population
The Banks That Run on Time Instead of Money
How does the 'time economy' work?
Smart Boats That Sail on a Bed of Bubbles
What’s being done to clean up the shipping industry and make it less polluting?
How 'Buddy Benches' are Making Playtime Less Lonely
Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools
Can This Smart Street Stop Drinkers Getting Violent?
How a Dutch city is trying to reduce violence by changing the colour of street lights
Can US Entrepreneurs Help Fix Education in Africa?
A growing network of high-tech schools aims to tackle a ‘crisis’ in African education
The Little Libraries Bringing Books into People’s Homes
Small boxes of books placed across the world are bringing people together
Checking in with the Problem Solvers
We update you on stories from 2018 including a plan to catch junk in space
Does the World Need More Babies?
How countries with low birth rates are trying to get people to have more babies
The Talent Show for Honest People
In the Integrity Idol talent show, it doesn’t matter if you can sing or dance
The Turkish App to Help Autistic Children Learn
Can these games help autistic children get the right education?
The Shopping Mall Where Everything is Recycled
A shopping mall in Sweden only sells recycled items, thanks to its clever location
How Nepal Doubled its Tiger Population
Over the past 10 years, Nepal has almost doubled its population of Bengal tigers
‘No men allowed’: The gym getting women fit and into work
A single-sex gym in Turkey is helping women exercise and become entrepreneurs
How machine learning could be used to predict who will take their own life
Robert Buckland MP, Baroness Smith, Chuka Umunna MP, Sir Roger Scruton
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire.
Into the Sea
Rachel and Helen on their love of swimming in the cold waters off the County Down coast.
Is politics broken?
Reaction to political resignations and the latest warnings over a 'no deal' Brexit.
Clashes as Venezuela aid row intensifies
At least two people are killed as civilians confront troops at the border with Brazil
The Reggae Show: Dedications and messages to friends and family with Tracey Ward.