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An hour of top tunes from Bill Fever, Lynks ft. Charlie Steen, Detweiler, Otis Mensah, Hadda Be, Amelia Coburn, Rarelyalways, Ravenous Hounds, Cherryade, Pale Fire, Tzarina Nassor, Dressed Like Wolves, porij, Oscar Mic & Fructose Father, retropxssy, Billie Bottle & The Multiple, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines with Paul Sinha, Angela Barnes, Ayesha Hazarika and Ian Smith.This week decorating, vaccinating and electioneering are subject to scrutiny by our teams.Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Tasha Dhanraj and Ray Badran.Producer: Gwyn Rhys Davies…
 
Despite being home to our early ancestors, attempts to find evidence of early burials in Africa have proved unsuccessful. That is until now. Professor María Martinón-Torres explains how findings from a 78,000-year-old Kenyan grave shed light on how our ancestors related to the dead. In keeping with the theme of clues from the past, Cardiff Universi…
 
Clinton Morrison, Glenn Murray and Ian Dennis join Mark Chapman to reflect on Arsenal beating Chelsea 1-nil at Stamford Bridge, in a game which saw an amazing effort by Chelsea’s Jorginho to score the best own goal of the season before Kepa Arrizabalaga saved his blushes, only for a split second though before Emile Smith-Rowe did his best to miss t…
 
Mark Miodownik, explores the environmental consequences of the throwaway society we have become and reveals that recycling electronic waste comes second to repairing broken electronics. He asks what we can learn from repair cultures around the world , he looks at manufacturers who are designing in repair-ability, and discovers the resources availab…
 
Jan Six is a Dutch art dealer whose ancestor, also called Jan Six, was painted by the Dutch Master Rembrandt in the 17th century. So when, in 2016, Jan uncovered a lost painting by Rembrandt, the news shook the art world. But, at the time, Jan was hiding another astonishing find… he told Outlook’s Emily Webb his story.Get in touch: outlook@bbc.comP…
 
Ayanna Thompson discusses the history of blackface – a story spanning William Shakespeare, US race relations and Dartmoor Prison Professor Ayanna Thompson, author of Blackface, discusses the long history of blackface performances and minstrelsy – a story that spans William Shakespeare, US race relations and Dartmoor Prison. +++AFFILIATE TEXT +++ (A…
 
A total of 65 women have been into space - compared with 501 men. The last time the European Space Agency recruited for their Class of 2009, only 16% of applications came from women. That process led to Just one - Samantha Cristoforetti of Italy - being chosen. In a break from training for a 2022 mission to the International Space Station, Samantha…
 
In the summer of 1971 around 2,000 Iraqi Jews were forced to flee the country following persistent threats and persecution. The Jewish community in Iraq dated back to the Babylonian times, but by the mid 1950s numbered less than eight thousand. Mike Lanchin has been speaking to Edwin Shuker, who was just 16 years old when he and his family were smu…
 
The recycling of lead acid batteries poses a growing health hazard in many developing countries.Vivienne Nunis looks at the case of Bangladesh, where a cottage industry has sprung up all over the country, with old car and auto-rickshaw batteries being burned in unsafe conditions, poisoning the surrounding land, animals, plants and people. Researche…
 
Palestinian militants fired hundreds of rockets into Israel and Israel carried out heavy airstrikes on Gaza. We hear from the Israeli Defence Force and a man being bombed in Gaza City. Also: bodies wash up along India's River Ganges as crematoria struggle to keep up with Covid 19, and the Brit Awards are back in London with a live audience.…
 
Manchester City are the Premier League champions after Leicester beat Manchester United at Old Trafford to hand City their third title in four years. Steve Crossman is joined by a whole host of guests to assess some of the key performers and how unlikely their success looked at the start of the season. Plus, Guillem Balague explains that Pep Guardi…
 
We have reached the point in the Covid pandemic where the impacts of the virus are varying wildly. Here in the UK, infection rates have been contained and a rapid vaccine roll out is having its effect, but in many other countries the situation remains critical. In this patchwork pandemic how much scope is there for a resumption of travel and touris…
 
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