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BBC Inside Science
Monthly+
 
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
 
Download the best new comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show, Dead Ringers and The Museum of Curiosity.
 
Dramas for English language learners from BBC World Service. Improve your English with retellings of stories classic and new. Each episode is between 6 and 10 minutes long.
 
Dum Tee Dum is a weekly podcast about The Archers that features Lucy Freeman, Roifield Brown and you.
 
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BBC Minute
Daily+
 
One minute of the world's most shareable news - updated every half an hour, 24/7
 
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BBC News
Daily+
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
Essential listening for the broadcast production, journalism and technology communities. Practical advice on all aspects of TV, radio, journalism.
 
News, opinion, debate and analysis of the big golfing issues, including interviews with leading players and golfing personalities/celebrities, with Iain Carter and Andrew Cotter.
 
An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
 
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BBC Essential Mix
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Guards Guards - Insurrection is in the air in Ankh-Morpork. TheHaves and Have-Nots are about to fall out all over again. Captain Sam Vimes ofthe city�s ramshackle Night Watch is used to this. It�s enough to drive a manto drink. Well, to drink more. But this time, something is different � theHave-Nots have found the key to a dormant, lethal weapon that even they don�t fullyunderstand, and they�re about to unleash a campaign of terror on the city. Timefor Captain Vimes to sober up.Wyrd Sisters ...
 
BBC radio dramatizations of all Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories. Staring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Watson.
 
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BBC Don Letts
Weekly
 
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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
 
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
 
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Comedy of the Week
Monthly+
 
Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.
 
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Football Daily
Monthly+
 
The latest football news, analysis and big name guests with Mark Chapman, Kelly Cates and the BBC Radio 5 live team. Get in touch with us @5liveSport on social media.
 
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
 
BBC Radio 5 live’s technology and gaming podcast, discussing the world of video games and games culture. Plus your questions answered in 5 live's tech phone-in.
 
Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service
 
Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.
 
Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.
 
A weekly podcast from BBC Radio 5 live featuring the latest rugby news, analysis and interview. With contributions from Dave Woods, Stuart Pyke, coaches and players.
 
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World Football
Weekly
 
BBC World Football leading the conversation on the global game.
 
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BBC Young Musician
Monthly+
 
Jess Gillam hosts the podcast about young musicians, for young musicians. Special guests every episode, with a new show every week.
 
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Stumped
Monthly
 
The weekly cricket show from BBC Sport in association with ABC and All India Radio.
 
Download the latest documentaries Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
 
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Best of Today
Weekly+
 
Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme
 
Comedy circuit star Rhod Gilbert is joined each week by a fellow comic for entertaining chat and banter. Broadcast on BBC Radio Wales, every Saturday from 11.30 AM to 1.30 PM.
 
Graham Norton entertaining the nation, with a vibrant mix of celeb guests and chat. From BBC Radio 2
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC
 
A weekly companion to PM where the expertise and insights of the BBC Radio 4 audience shape a programme that sees news differently. Presented by Luke Jones.
 
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Africa Today
Monthly
 
News and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast is published from Monday to Friday. It contains the day's top African stories.
 
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
 
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In Our Time
Weekly
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
 
Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies
 
Expert answers to your questions in World Football: The Phone-in from BBC Radio 5 live's Up All Night programme.
 
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Business Daily
Daily
 
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
 
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The Nolan Show
Daily+
 
Welcome to the Stephen Nolan Audio channel.BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC One.Stephen will use this to communicate personally with you and you will also find key audio from his radio and tv shows.To contact the show: nolan@bbc.co.ukStephen direct: stephen.nolan@bbc.co.ukTwitter: @stephennolan
 
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Scottish Football
Daily
 
Keep up to date with Scottish football by with the daily BBC Scottish football podcast. Breaking stories, match reaction, big names and insights into our national game.
 
A podcast from the QI offices in which the writers of the hit BBC show huddle around a microphone and discuss the best things they've found out this week. Hosted by Dan Schreiber (@schreiberland) with James Harkin (@jamesharkin), Andrew Hunter Murray (@andrewhunterm), and Anna Ptaszynski (#GetAnnaOnTwitter)
 
BBC Radio 3's Composer Of The Week is a guide to composers and their music. The podcast is compiled from the week's programmes and published on Friday, it is only available in the UK.
 
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Seriously...
Weekly
 
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
 
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The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
Does the sudden loss of an hour of sleep raise the risk of having a heart attack?
 
Drop into BBC Minute every half an hour, 24/7, for the biggest news, sport, technology, health, science, social media and business stories; all in 60 seconds
 
Drop into BBC Minute every half an hour, 24/7, for the biggest news, sport, technology, health, science, social media and business stories; all in 60 seconds
 
Security Minister Ben Wallace warns a Christchurch style attack "could happen" in Britain because of the rise of extremism and the far-right. The Muslim Council of Britain's Miqdaad Versi says the ideas which led to the New Zealand mosque attacks are "very much prevalent" in British society. And we hear from Christchurch where children have ret ...…
 
The government is attempting to save Theresa May's Brexit deal by getting support from Conservative and Democratic Unionist MPs but will they back it?(Image: Brexit protest, credit: BBC)
 
The DUP has said there are "still issues to be discussed" with the government as Theresa May continues to try to win support for her Brexit deal. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond refused to rule out a financial settlement for Northern Ireland if the DUP backed Mrs May's deal.
 
The DUP has said there are "still issues to be discussed" with the government as Theresa May continues to try to win support for her Brexit deal. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond refused to rule out a financial settlement for Northern Ireland if the DUP backed Mrs May's deal.
 
There's been criticism of the Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald for posing with a banner reading 'England, get out of Ireland' at the St Patrick's Day parade in New York City.. The picture was posted on the official Sinn Féin Twitter account yesterday with the comment 'no explanation needed'.
 
There's been criticism of the Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald for posing with a banner reading 'England, get out of Ireland' at the St Patrick's Day parade in New York City.. The picture was posted on the official Sinn Féin Twitter account yesterday with the comment 'no explanation needed'.
 
Three teenagers have died at a St Patrick's Day party at a hotel in Cookstown. A 17-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy died following reports of a crush outside the Greenvale Hotel on last night. A number of other teenagers have also been treated in hospital.
 
Historian and author Lauren Johnson discusses the life and reign of Henry VI, whose decades on the throne coincided with defeat in the Hundred Years’ War and the disaster of the Wars of the Roses.
 
Are chemical elements critical for the modern economy in dangerously short supply? It's a question that Justin Rowlatt poses a century and a half after the Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev published the original periodic table.Justin speaks to two chemists - Andrea Sella of University College London explains the significance of Mendeleev's sche ...…
 
Are chemical elements critical for the modern economy in dangerously short supply? It's a question that Justin Rowlatt poses a century and a half after the Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev published the original periodic table.Justin speaks to two chemists - Andrea Sella of University College London explains the significance of Mendeleev's sche ...…
 
The German banking giants have confirmed they are in discussions about a possible merger, which would see them control a fifth of Germany's retail banking market. We hear more from Elisa Martinuzzi, finance columnist at Bloomberg. As UK businesses stockpile ahead of Brexit, we hear from a warehouse operator in the north of England who's benefit ...…
 
The biggest bank merger in Europe since the financial crisis is on the cards, as two of Germany's largest names discuss a tie-up(Image: banners of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. Credit: Reuters)
 
Mike Wilson has some key loves in his life – his sourdough starter, his wife and children (obviously), but also the cult rock group of his formative years - The Smiths. Jangly and heartfelt it’s perfect music for the tortured soul; albeit one with a comfortable and privileged life. Until that is, Cat comes crashing in with her questions. Are so ...…
 
An hour of top tunes from Pleasurefields, Kizzy Crawford, Mike Silver, Brasco, Foundlings, Tom Houston, Girobabies, Nic Evennett, Little Comets, Mair Thomas, Dizraeli, Chalk Horse Music, Tamu Massif, Mammoth Penguins, The Wild State, Lucy Bell, The King’s Parade and Anne Lovett, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
2019-03-17-Don_Letts_Culture_Clash_Radio-Crucial_Eg_and_Alice._(m000372f).m4a, for justice
 
"7x03 - Eric" from archive.org was assembled into the "Terry Pratchett Discworld Dramatized BBC" podcast by Fourble.Episode 28 of 32.
 
Ministers are expected to consider a ban on the kind of semi-automatic weapons used by the gunman in the Christchurch mosque attacks. Also: Ethiopia sees 'similarities' between last week's Boeing crash and last year's disaster off Indonesia, and what kind of music makes cheese even tastier?
 
On a dramatic weekend of late goals, red cards and defensive mistakes, Jonathan Overend is joined by Burnley's Jon Walters, former Arsenal forward Kevin Campbell and ex-Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison to review the action. The team look back on the FA Cup quarter-finals, assessing if anyone can stop Manchester City in the competition. W ...…
 
Reaction to Celtic's very late win against Dundee including managers Neil Lennon and Jim McIntyre. Follow @BBCSportsound
 
A couple of years ago a cute little robot was sent out to hitchhike, to prove how well humans and robots could get on. It was an exercise in trust, and it went very wrong. Hitchbot was found decapitated, slumped next to some bins in Philadelphia. The robot’s head has never been found. Neither has the “killer”. We explore robot torture, and whet ...…
 
2019-03-16-Diplo_and_Friends-Diplo_in_the_mix__(m000370c).m4a, for justice
 
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"7x02 - Eric" from archive.org was assembled into the "Terry Pratchett Discworld Dramatized BBC" podcast by Fourble.Episode 27 of 32.
 
It's now known that fifty people were killed in Friday's attack on two mosques in Christchurch. Also: yellow vest violence returns to Paris, and Australian town holds funeral for crocodile.
 
2019-03-16-The_Craig_Charles_Funk_and_Soul_Show-Flevans_Trunk_of_Funk_(m000374m).m4a, for justice
 
The BBC Music Introducing Mixtape With Shell Zenner, sitting in for Tom Robinson with a West Yorkshire new music special
 
2019-03-16-Gilles_Peterson-A_Man_Called_Adam_and_Domino_Records_(m0003dxt).m4a, for justice
 
Richard Gordon and the Sportsound team assess Saturday's football results as Rangers & Aberdeen drop points, whilst Hamilton Accies beat Hearts.
 
The BBC's Paul Adams returns to the country he roamed 35 years ago - and it's much changed. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from around the world. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, there's plenty of grief to go around, and it's important to show your emotions at funerals - so much so that one entrepreneur is setting up an agency ...…
 
The BBC's Paul Adams returns to the country he roamed 35 years ago - and it's much changed. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from around the world. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, there's plenty of grief to go around, and it's important to show your emotions at funerals - so much so that one entrepreneur is setting up an agency ...…
 
2019-03-16-Radio_1s_Essential_Mix-Lee_Burridge_(m00036jd).m4a, for justice
 
Dotun is joined by Tim Vickery and Mark Gleeson to answer your questions about football in South America and Africa.
 
A twenty-eight year old man is charged with murder in connection with the Christchurch mosque shootings. The New Zealand Prime Minister, says gun laws will be overhauled. We look into the spread of white supremacist ideology. Also: An international agreement has been reached to cut single-use plastics over the coming decade.…
 
"7x01 - Eric" from archive.org was assembled into the "Terry Pratchett Discworld Dramatized BBC" podcast by Fourble.Episode 26 of 32.
 
Chris Low from FTN Financial in New York talks us through a quiet day on Wall Street.
 
Jermaine Jenas is alongside the former Liverpool and Chelsea defender Glen Johnson for the Friday Football Social. They discuss the Champions League quarter-final draw, and Johnson reveals exactly what went on during Stoke City's relegation season. Also, we bring you a fascinating interview with Millwall's Steve Morison, ahead of their FA Cup t ...…
 
St Mirren captain Stephen McGinn, John Rankin & John Hughes join David Currie in studio. We hear from Hearts forward Steven Naismith on his road to recovery. Follow @BBCSportsound
 
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketchesAlongside our look at a packed week in Westminster, we are joined by Darren Harriott (who gives us a guide to Online Terminology), Ivo Graham (who goes to the match) and Jess Robinson (who has definitely forgotten something).Cast Member: Luke KempnerWritten by the cast ...…
 
At least twenty were wounded in the shootings in Christchurch.
 
iPM listener, Aiden, shows us round the business he set up in a prison, roasting and packaging coffee at Feltham Young Offenders Institute, South West London. He wants to give the young men working with him experience and skills they can use when they're released, and the prison governor tells iPM it's schemes like this that help cut re-offendi ...…
 
China has passed a new foreign investment law seen as a bid to facilitate US trade talks. Mark Schaub is an international lawyer based in Shanghai and London, and assesses the likely impact of the new rules. Also in the programme, there have been climate change protests involving school children across the world. Protester Maryam Zaringhalam te ...…
 
Live from Aberdeen, Dan, James, Anna and Andy discuss the banning of sliced bread, broken turtle penises and muscly bums.Episode 260 - No Such Thing As A Giant War Sausage
 
Live from Aberdeen, Dan, James, Anna and Andy discuss the banning of sliced bread, broken turtle penises and muscly bums.Episode 260 - No Such Thing As A Giant War Sausage
 
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