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Cape Town murders
Are eight people a day murdered in Cape Town and is that number unusually high?
Peaty v Bolt: Which is the greatest world record?
Using statistics to compare world records in athletics and swimming
Who fought in World War One and the American Civil War?
Were a third of those that fought for Britain in WW1 black or Asian?
Does San Francisco have more rough sleepers than Britain?
Is it true that there are more rough sleepers in San Francisco than in Britain?
Aid to Ukraine and being struck by lightning
Dissecting President Trump’s aid to Ukraine claims.
Esther Duflo and women in economics
Discussing Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banjeree and Michael Kremer’s Nobel Prize in Economics.
Edith Abbott and crime statistics
Social worker and economist Edith Abbott and her contribution to crime statistics.
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?
Tree planting pledges
Are the tree planting initiatives proposed by different UK political parties achievable?
Have bushfires destroyed 80% of the koala habitat in Australia?