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A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Anand Menon, Chris McCausland, Lucy Porter and Sara Barron.It's the last in the present series as Andy and some oven-ready teams tackle Trump and Tiers and try to predict some future news.Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Max Davis, Alice Fraser and Mike Shephard…
 
If you contracted COVID will you then be protected from further infections and illness from SARS-CoV-2 in the future? We’re starting to hear about cases of people being infected by the novel coronavirus for a second time. A handful of these cases have been published in peer reviewed journals. Nottingham University’s Professor of Virology Jonathan B…
 
So! Pixie (currently in UK cinemas) is a Tarantino-ish, In Brudge-y comedy-thriller-heist-road-trip-adventure set in rural Ireland, and it stars Olivia Cooke and Ben Hardy - and hey, what do you know? They spoke to Ali for this particular Sunday interview special, and you're about to press play on it. Ah, go on, go on, go on. They're good fun and y…
 
A former Sudanese prime minister, Sadiq El Mahdi, says the US-brokered agreement between Sudan and Israel could help ignite a new war in the Middle East and jeopardize the authority of the transitional government.Also in the programme: Early voting in the US presidential election; and hunting the Asian Giant Hornet(US President Donald Trump speaks …
 
Rob and Jason Holmes were first recruited as undercover agents when they were children. They were in Atlantic City on the lookout for black market goods - like replica designer clothes, sunglasses, watches. Their employer was their private detective dad and their fee was ice cream. Now they take on some of the world’s biggest counterfeiters. It’s a…
 
Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton take your calls on today's action including whether Manchester City's Pep Guardiola has lost his mojo.West Ham's fans sing the praises of David Moyes after another strong result and Leeds fans talk Patrick Bamford and hail the messiah, Marcelo Bielsa.And there was another enticing game of The Wanderer and Gone in 60 S…
 
Steve Crossman is joined by Carl Anka from the Athletic and Andy Reid for this preview pod where they hear from Allan Saint-Maximin and compare him to fellow tricky winger Adama Traore ahead of Wolves v Newcastle. Plus, 12 months on from losing 9-0 to Leicester, Southampton's Ryan Bertrand tells the pod what the squad have learned since then and de…
 
The Poor Clares of Arundel are a community of nuns. They've just released an album'Light for the World' described as 'traditional plainchant with added beats'. We hear from Sisters Leo & Sisters Aelread.What impact is Long Covid having on women’s lives, and where are we with treatment and support?How will the female vote impact the USA presidential…
 
As further restrictions are introduced in France, President Macron says he expects the country to be fighting the virus until at least next summer. Also in the programme: A BBC investigation has verified video evidence put up by an investigative website, showing the extrajudicial killings of two ethnic Armenians in Nagorno Karabakh. And a NASA spac…
 
Presenter and YouTuber Flex, journalist and broadcaster Mina Rzouki, pundit and former cricketer Charles Dagnall and comedian Danny Mcloughlin join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment.Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.In the fin…
 
Elena Woodacre delivers a lecture on the portrayal of historical queens in cinema and television, from Mary Queen of Scots to The Spanish Princess In a lecture she delivered at BBC History Magazine’s 2019 Winchester History Weekend event, Elena Woodacre explores the ways that queens from the early modern era have been portrayed in cinema and televi…
 
The deal between military leaders from Libya’s government and those from opposition forces lead by General Khalifa Haftar was brokered by the UN. Also: Sudan becomes the third Arab state in recent months to normalise relations with Israel, and a busker whose guitar was smashed by a passer-by receives a brand new one from a rock star.…
 
The agreement on a permanent ceasefire between military leaders from Libya's government, and those from opposition forces led by General Khalifa Haftar, was brokered by the UN.Also in the programme: Sudan becomes the third Arab country in two months to normalise relations with Israel; and the French government puts 46 million people under nigh time…
 
We hear from hat-trick hero Patrick Bamford as Leeds end Villa’s perfect start to the Premier League season with a dominant victory. Jermaine Jenas, Michael Brown and John Murray also preview Manchester United against Chelsea and discuss the Mesut Ozil situation at Arsenal. Plus, former England midfielder Jack Wilshere on training in a local park a…
 
Newscaster JR is the first contestant in the first ever Newscast quiz. And why is Beyonce posting about the Nigeria Sars protests? The BBC's Mayeni Jones joins Adam to discuss what is going on in Lagos.Studio Director: Emma CroweProducers: Ben Weisz, Sej Asar, Alix Pickles, Frankie TobiAssistant Editor: Sam BonhamEditor: Dino SofosGet in touch: new…
 
In Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster, six performers from Battersea Arts Centre's Beatbox Academy interpret Mary Shelley’s classic novel from their own perspective; as young people growing up in 21st-century Britain. Using only their own mouths and voices to make every sound in the film, they explore how today’s society creates its own monsters. …
 
Egypt is currently in the midst of a growing movement calling out the culture of sexual assault that’s rife in the country. A UN study showed 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced sexual harassment or violence, and although women’s rights activists have been campaigning for years, there continues to be victim blaming surrounding women and a lack…
 
We analyse last night's US presidential debate from the perspective of work and money. David Taylor is with the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association, which represents large and small businesses in the key marginal state, and gives us his reaction. And the BBC's Samira Hussain examines the key issues facing farmers in America as they decide wheth…
 
When he was elected, President Trump promised to put ‘America First’, but how has he governed? Charmaine Cozier looks at trade, diplomacy, defence and the environment to examine the results of four years of a very different approach to international affairs.(Image: Donald Trump at public address, Credit: Getty Images)…
 
On this week's Friday episode of Radio 1's Screen Time, Ali tackles the news on his todd, touching on Jared Leto's potential reappearance as The Joker in the new Justice League... thing, as well as Disney's trailer for their new movie Raya And The Last Dragon. After the headlines, we have BBC Radio 1's very own Matt Edmondson for 'Ali Plumb's Film …
 
This week on Fortunately, comedian and podcaster Deborah Frances-White joins Fi and Jane. The host of The Guilty Feminist talks to them about how to let movies write themselves, growing up in Australia , famous 'Pauls' and how we would all fare in WW1. Before Deborah beamed in, Jane's been considering life's big questions and Fi reveals the best sh…
 
US President Donald Trump and his White House challenger Joe Biden clashed over Covid-19 and race while trading corruption charges in their final live TV debate. Also in the programme: Libya's warring factions have signed an immediate, permanent ceasefire deal intended to halt nine years of civil war; and Iran confirms more than 6,000 new cases a d…
 
While US domestic policy has taken centre stage in the race for the White House, whichever man wins the presidency will also help define America’s place in the world for years to come. President Trump won 2016’s election, in part, on promising to reduce the number of military and diplomatic entanglements the country was involved in across the globe…
 
We get analysis from our US correspondent and fact check the last presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden. Also: the controversial conservative nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, clears another hurdle on the way to a place on the US Supreme Court, Belgian doctors face a ‘tsunami’ of new Covid cases, and the wonder of Hermès – how luxury …
 
The battle lines are drawn for next month's election -- as the president and his Democratic Party challenger go head-to-head in the last TV debate before Election Day on November 3. Also today: the controversial conservative nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, clears another hurdle on the way to a place on the US Supreme Court, Belgian doctors face a ‘tsun…
 
US officials said the record settlement reflected Goldman's "central" role in a "massive corruption scheme". Goldman admitted it had fallen "short", calling it an "institutional failure". In all, the investment bank is due to pay about $5bn in penalties - about two thirds of its 2019 profits - to regulators around the world, to resolve cases that h…
 
France will extend an overnight curfew to dozens more areas in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. Italy has seen a surge in cases in recent days.Also in the programme: ahead of tonight's final presidential debate in the US, we hear from the man who played Mr. Trump in Hillary Clinton's debate prep back in 2016; and Lebanon has a new Prime Min…
 
Science in Action talks to Nasa researcher Hannah Kaplan who is part of the team for the space agency’s sampling mission to the asteroid Bennu. Mission scientists were overjoyed this week when the probe Osiris Rex momentarily touched the asteroid and sucked up some of the sand and grit on its surface. What might we learn when the sample is returned…
 
Geeta Pendse presents Front Row live from Nottingham in a shared broadcast with BBC Radio Nottingham. In spite of virus restrictions, Nottingham Playhouse goes live for the first time since March this week with a season they're calling Notthingham Unlocks. We'll talk to the playwright and local James Graham about his brand new play, a lockdown roma…
 
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