As China ends its one child rule what has been its impact on the country’s population? The More or Less team take a look at whether the policy on its own has slowed the rate at which China’s population has been growing. And now that parents in China will be allowed to have two children, which...
Much has been made of the number of injuries sustained by players during the 2015 Rugby World Cup. But is this the most dangerous tournament ever? David Rhodes explains the numbers behind the headlines. Part of a BBC World Service More or Less Podcast #Rugby #RugbyWorldCup #RWC2015
With the rise of left wing candidates such as Labour's Jeremy Corbyn in the UK and the Independent Democrat Bernie Sanders, David Rhodes looks at whether these candidates would be able to win a general election by simply appealing to those voters who don't vote.
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One in four people will at some point develop a mental illness.
The BBC has discovered though that in the past five years a quarter of all mental health beds here in the North East
have been shut.
630 beds have been closed that's despite our region having the highest suicide rate in the...
At the height of the general election she was branded the most dangerous woman in Britain. Who was intent on breaking up the union between England and Scotland. But did you know that Nicola Sturgeon actually has English roots, and roots here in the North East. BBC Newcastle has discovered the...
Across Teesside the main political parties will be fighting hard to win votes in the key marginal constituencies of Stockton South and Redcar.
But what about the constituencies on the coastline?
And what about the constituencies that depend on the tourist industry?
Well David Rhodes has...
The fight to get your vote next month is well and truly underway.
Time and time again we've heard that British politics has changed - and this year's election matters more than most.
But what some people don't realise is that many communities here - in our county - feel like the general...
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