R4Report: Surrogacy 21 Aug 1408/21/14
Surrogacy in the UK is based on trust rather than a legally enforceable contract between surrogate and intended parents. Catrin Nye asks if the system is sustainable.
R4Report: The Big Society 14 Aug 14
Part of the Conservatives' vision of a more socially active Britain: Children's fitness classes; a website to encourage volunteers and an Olympics legacy programme were three projects given millions of pounds of public money - yet they failed to...
R4Report: Litvinenko - The miniature nuclear attack 07 Aug 14
Alexander Litvinenko was killed painfully and publicly by radioactive poisoning in London in November 2006. Nearly eight years later, after a protracted battle by his widow, a public inquiry has finally been established to find out why the ex-Russian...
R4Report: Diabetes: A Surgical Solution? 31 JUL 2014
Is surgery an effective treatment for people with Type 2 diabetes? A recent announcement by NICE to expand access to bariatric surgery to diabetes patients was met with some fierce criticism, with claims that overweight people don't 'deserve'...
R4Report: Trojan Horse Schools Plot 24 Jul 14
The "Trojan horse letter" - an anonymous document claiming to reveal a Muslim activist conspiracy to Islamise secular schools – might have been fake, but a government investigation decided this week that there had, in fact, been a campaign to...
R4Report: Internet Jihadi: Babar Ahmad 17 Jul 14
British Muslim Babar Ahmad has been convicted in the US of providing support to terrorists. He founded the first English language jihadi website in the 90s. Two years after 9/11, he was arrested and fought extradition to the US where authorities said...
R4Report: Why are people voting UKIP? 10 Jul 14
Thurrock voters have been turning to UKIP and deserting Labour and the Tories. Wesley Stephenson visits the Essex district and tries to find out why. In the European and local council elections the UKIP vote jumped 163 percent in Thurrock. The council...
R4Report: E-cigarettes 03 Jul 14
E-cigarettes are thought to have been used by more than two million people in Britain. Whitehall civil servants think that electronic cigarettes are one of the most significant public health success stories of our generation. In Wales however, the...
R4Report: The unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan 22 May 14
Daniel Morgan, a private investigator, was murdered 27 years ago, found with an axe in his skull in a south London car park. No-one has ever been convicted of the murder. Police corruption is thought to have impeded the investigation and to have been...
R4Report: Constance Briscoe 15 May 14
Constance Briscoe, one of England's highest profile legal figures, was jailed for lying to police probing ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne's speeding points case. Clive Coleman investigates the part-time judge, barrister, and author of the memoir...
R4Report: Jihadi Converts 08 May 14
Converts to Islam are far more likely to be involved in terrorist incidents than those who were born into Muslim families: converts account for around a quarter of terrorist convictions in Britain since 9/11 yet they represent only 2-3% of the UK's...
R4Report: Sexual harassment in Westminster 01 May 14
Simon Cox investigates allegations of abuse of power, a culture of silence, a lack of protection for junior staff and how effective measures introduced to combat the problem are likely to be.
R4Report: The Muslim Brotherhood in Britain 24 Apr 14
David Cameron has announced an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood - Peter Marshall investigates the British government's concerns about the Islamist organisation, and asks why is it now reviewing the Brotherhood when it has had a UK base for...
R4Report: Maria Miller's Expenses 17 Apr 14
The MPs' expenses debacle has claimed another victim - 5 years after the initial revelations. Reporter Melanie Abbott investigates the story behind Maria Miller's resignation.
R4Report: The truth about statins 10 Apr 14
Cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are already taken by around 1 in 7 adults in the UK. Reporter Tom Esslemont investigates plans for a dramatic increase in prescribing.
R4Report: The mystery of flight 370 03 Apr 14
It may never be known why MH370 crashed into the Indian Ocean with the loss of everyone on board. Melanie Abbott asks how a plane can disappear in the 21st Century, and why nearly a month on we are still no nearer to solving the mystery of what...
R4Report: Marius the Giraffe: Zoogenics? 27 Feb 14
The killing of Marius the giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo sparked a global outcry. Hannah Barnes asks whether what the Danes did in public is happening in secret in British zoos.
R4Report: Who Killed Meredith Kercher? 20 Jan 14
Is Amanda Knox really guilty of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher? Ruth Alexander travels to Italy to investigate.
R4Report: Ofsted 13 Jan 14
After a turbulent few weeks for those at the top of the schools' watchdog, Phil Kemp asks if this public row has distracted from the real struggle going on at Ofsted.
R4Report: Turkey - the Gulen movement 06 Feb 14
The Gulen movement, Turkey's most influential Islamic network, helped bring the ruling AK Party to power in 2002. Now it threatens to bring it down. Edward Stourton investigates.
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