Why volunteers are fixing other people’s stuff free of charge
Mending Our Disposable Culture
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
James Vickery and the sports team round-up all the day's sporting action.
All the post-match reaction and interviews from your local team. Call 08000 855 949.
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy
The Inkspots, The Rutles and The Equals - some of Liza's hand picked tracks this evening.
On Tour in Bogota
What is the role for artists in Bogota if the Peace Agreement has ended the conflict?
The boy in the caravan
The story of a teenager who fled gangs in El Salvador to reunite with his mother in the US