How fast do Tsunamis travel?
Timing a Tsunami
Do Assassinations Work?
How likely are assassination attempts on heads of state to succeed?
When’s a Kilogram Not a Kilogram?
Updating the kilogram.
Are 90% of War Fatalities Civilians?
Xavier Zapata examines what the data tells us about the deadly impact of war on civilians
Sex and Heart Attacks
Are women more likely to die from a heart attack than men?
Lennon or McCartney?
How statistical modelling can work out which Beatle wrote which song
Dam Lies and Statistics
Are mega-dams really sustainable?
Mission: Impossible - Quantifying Santa
What to look out for on Christmas Eve
Numbers of the Year Part One
The numbers that made 2018
Numbers of the Year Part Two
Helena Merriman with numbers about water shortage, plastic recycling and American jobs
The Mathematics of Fever
We look at the numbers behind body temperature – what is normal?
Close Encounters of a Planetary Kind
Which planet is closest to Earth?
Is Suicide Seasonal?
Tim Harford asks which times of the year are riskiest for suicide.
You Have 15,000 Likes!
When listener Helen got 15,000 likes on Tinder she questioned the stats behind swiping
Hyperinflation in Venezuela
Tim Harford on the astonishing speed of price rises in Venezuela; teenagers’ screen use
When maths mistakes really matter
Tim Harford talks to Matt Parker about how simple maths mistakes can cause big problems.
How to make your artwork more valuable
Six top tips on how to get the best price for your art
Could insects go extinct in one hundred years?
The gender gap in tech
Are women really less likely than men to be hired for jobs in tech?
Daylight saving time and heart attacks
Does the sudden loss of an hour of sleep raise the risk of having a heart attack?
Local information on health and social issues in Cantonese.
YouTuber Ahmed Zaman explores the world of social influencers and content creators.
Inspirational people and feel-good stories from across Coventry and Warwickshire.
Get involved in Shropshire's arts, culture and community events with inspiration you need.
News and views from Leicestershire's African and Caribbean community with Sandra Pollock.