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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…
 
Canadian drug company Biolyse have agreed to supply 15 million covid vaccine doses to Bolivia. But this is reliant on cooperation by vaccine producers Johnson and Johnson, or compulsory license. We hear from Biolyse's executive vice president John Fulton. And Susan Schmidt of Aviva Investorts on the day's trading on Wall Street.…
 
BLACKFACE & MINSTRELSY - At its most basic level, 'blackface' is the application of any prosthetic to imitate the complexion of another race. In theory, it's a performance available to all, yet 'whiteface' is relatively unknown. Laurie Taylor talks to Ayanna Thompson, Regents Professor of English at Arizona State University, about the painful histo…
 
Amazon has won an appeal against an EU ruling that it should pay over $300m in back taxes. Simon Van Dorpe of Politico explains the background to the case, and Alex Cobham, chief executive of the Tax Justice Network, tells us why he's disappointed with the ruling. Also in the programme, the BBC's Vivienne Nunis examines the practice of recycling le…
 
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…
 
Singer-songwriter Arlo Parks has been nominated for three Brit Awards at just 20 years old. Her inspiration for her debut studio album is drawn from American singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. Matthew Parris and Arlo Parks are joined by Elliott’s friend and former manager of his band Heatmiser, JJ Gonson. They also hear from writer and college profes…
 
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…
 
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…
 
The Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts is intended to create enough electricity to power 400,000 homes in New England. Does this herald the dawn of a lower emission energy industry in the States? A question for Helen Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association. China's population grew at its slowest pace in decades accordi…
 
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…
 
The Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts is intended to create enough electricity to power 400,000 homes in New England. Does this herald the dawn of a lower emission energy industry in the States? A question for Helen Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association. And Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading in New Jersey tells us about…
 
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