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What is the Wagner Group?
This group of fighters-for-hire has been active around the world. What’s going on?
How is space changing Earth?
What motivates the global space race - power, prestige or social progress?
Why has the Kashmir crisis lasted so long?
For 70 years India and Pakistan have fought over Kashmir. What has fuelled the violence?
How scared should we be?
The news today can be pretty terrifying, but how scared should we really be?
How can we feed 11 billion people?
The challenge to produce enough food to feed our growing population
Can you make gangs good?
Ecuador legalised some of its gangs in 2007, but did it work?
What’s next for Sudan?
President Omar al-Bashir was deposed on 11th April, but protesters still line the streets
How did K-Pop conquer the world?
Some of the world’s most successful bands are singing in Korean.
How do you move a capital city?
Indonesia has announced it is thinking of building a new capital city. Can it be done?
Is the US heading for war with Iran?
Tensions are escalating between the two countries, but will it lead to war?
Is time travel possible?
What does science tell us about the possibility of travelling in time?
Why is it always Alabama?
Why is Alabama always getting picked on in America?
Can vaccines stop Ebola in the DRC?
Can vaccines stop Ebola in the DRC or will it take more than medical intervention?
Can a government make you happy?
Should governments look beyond GDP and make our wellbeing their priority?
Is the deep ocean the answer to some of our biggest problems?
Humanity has many problems. Does the solution to some lie deep beneath our oceans' waves?
How can Chennai’s water crisis be solved?
South India’s biggest city is gripped by drought, residents have to queue for water.
What kind of Prime Minister would Boris Johnson make?
Examining the character, beliefs and ambition of Britain’s most recognisable politician
Will China crack down on Hong Kong?
Last month Hong Kong witnessed its largest ever protests. How will China respond?
Can you reduce Central American migration?
More and more families from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are travelling to the US
Do children in two-parent families do better?
We investigate the research into growing up with married, cohabiting and single parents.
Is Germany OK?
It’s known for precision and punctuality but Europe’s engine is slowing down.
Why are we having less sex?
Porn, smart phones and the ‘slutty transmitter’
Why does Donald Trump seem to have such a problem with the truth?
Examining some of the many false or misleading claims made by the US President
Why the race to build a quantum computer?
Corporations are spending billions to turn quantum computers into workable technology.
Is rock music doomed?
Bruce Springsteen is turning 70; rock’s gods are getting on. Who can replace them?
How can we save our forests?
This summer fires in the Amazon rainforest caught the world's attention.
Is Africa facing another debt crisis?
A risky mix of easy credit and easy spending
Are we heading for a global recession?
Trade wars and Europe’s slowing growth. Is an economic downturn inevitable?
Can we dismiss QAnon?
The far right conspiracy theory featuring child molestors and baby eaters.
Is vaping safe?
After deaths in the US and bans around the world, how risky are e-cigarettes?
Why are the Kurds always in the firing line?
Kurdish people have been caught up in dozens of conflicts. Why can’t they find peace?