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Olympic Aerial Freestyle Champion Lydia Lassila
The Australian Olympic Committee have annouced a 56-strong team of boarders, skaters and sliders. Their largest ever Winter Olympics...
Kampala #BBCWhatIf Boo
Anthony Lawerence Centenary
Today is a big day for an old friend of the BBC. ANTHONY LAWRENCE, our former Far East correspondent, will be turning 100 years old. He...
Confessions of a Sociopath
On the programme this week I set up an interview with a fascinating woman who goes by the name of M.E.Thomas. She has written about her...
Australian Open Review
Swiss Tennis player, Stanislas Wawrinka, has beaten the world number one Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open. We'll hear from...
A Still Night on the Weekend
Berlin Nevada's production 'Still Night' travels around the world and makes the city it lands in its main character. Earlier this month...
Listen to Matthew's exclusive web preview of today's show:
Singing the lowest note ever?
A record label is looking for a man who can sing a low E - nearly three octaves below Middle C - in a new choral work. It's never been...
Helen Fawkes and a 'List For Living'
When Iain Banks said he had months to live it got us thinking about the terrible situation you would go through if you found out your end...
Prisons on a Budget - The View of the Prison Officers
On BBC World Service programmes we looked at how governments can operate an effective criminal justice system at a time when money is...
Egypt football deaths: a friend's account
Reporter Helena Merriman spoke to a young man in Cairo about what he understands happened to his best friend who was killed in the Port...
My last ever World Service transmission
On today:one man speaks out about the post-election violence in Kenya two years ago...
MPs scandal: "People are suffering... there’s one rule for MPs & politicians & one rule for everyone else"
"People in this country have been suffering… it seems to me wholly wrong that there’s one rule for MPs and politicians and one rule for...
Poetry Slam Grand Final 2013
I was let loose with a microphone again and this time to the Roundhouse where I met the judges, competitors and heads of the Poetry...
Check out this impression of Nelson Mandela... This is Yvonne Chaka Chaka, the celebrated South African singer - she's on Outlook today
Adulthood & Entrepreneurs - Part 4
Throughout the week on BBC World Service's Newshour we've been exploring the concept of 'Adulthood' and becoming a grownup. As part of...
Newshour guest presenter no. 2
Syrian musician reflects on conflict
Syrian musician Kinan Azmeh says conflict is killing culture but believes artists are finding new ways to express themselves
Afghan Army Girls
Lally Snow talking to
about her documentary 'Afghan Army Girls'. She spent 6 months in the barracks of...
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