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How expensive is Italy's World Cup failure?

11/17/2017
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The Italians are calling it the apocalypse. Their team has failed to make it to the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. But it is about more than just national pride - there is a financial cost too. Some have suggested that it will cost FIFA $100m. Is this really true? We speak to sports writer Graham Dunbar who has been counting how much money football's world governing body might lose out on. Also we fact check the claim that 45% of Nigerian women marry before their 18th birthday....

Duration: 00:08:58


Why albums are getting longer

11/12/2017
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Chris Brown’s latest album is stuffed with so many songs it runs at a sprawling two hours and twenty minutes. It’s only the latest in a string of lengthy album releases that includes artists like Drake, The Weeknd and Lil B. More or Less speaks to Hugh McIntyre, a music journalist who has found out that a numerical change in the way the album charts are measured is tempting artists into making longer albums. Presenter: Jordan Dunbar Producer: Xavier Zapata (Image: Chris Brown performs...

Duration: 00:13:18


WS More or Less: Do Nigerian lawmakers get $1.7m and do Yams cause twins?

11/5/2017
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Finding out if Nigerian politicians really get paid more than the American President.

Duration: 00:08:59


Novelists in numbers

10/30/2017
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Counting the favourite words of well-known authors: Stephen King, Hemingway and others

Duration: 00:08:58


WS More or Less: Are US millennials more politically engaged online?

10/20/2017
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Did the 2016 US election galvanise young people to become more engaged in politics?

Duration: 00:08:58


How Richard Thaler changed Economics

10/13/2017
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The behavioural economist who has inspired governments around the world.

Duration: 00:22:16


WS More or Less: Kilobyte to Brontobyte

10/10/2017
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Naming the monster numbers - how the names of digital storage files evolved.

Duration: 00:08:58


WS More or Less: Big polluters - ships versus cars

10/2/2017
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Do the largest ships emit as much pollution as all the cars in the world?

Duration: 00:09:12


Uber; EU passports; counting domestic violence

9/29/2017
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Is Uber safe? The post Brexit dual nationality surge and measuring partner abuse.

Duration: 00:24:12


WS More or Less: Sperm - Are we going extinct?

9/25/2017
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How much of a problem is falling sperm count?

Duration: 00:09:19


Statistics abuse, tuition fees and beer in 1887

9/22/2017
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is accused of mis-using official statistics.

Duration: 00:25:22


WS More or Less: How to measure a Hurricane

9/15/2017
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What’s the best way to measure a hurricane?

Duration: 00:09:37


Are Natural Disasters on the Rise?

9/15/2017
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Has the number of natural disasters really quadrupled in the last forty years?

Duration: 00:25:15


WS More or Less: More Horses than Tanks?

9/11/2017
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Is the UK the only country with more horses than tanks in its army?

Duration: 00:09:09


Electric cars, school-ready and feedback

9/8/2017
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Will we need more power stations? Plus, are children in Manchester ready for school?

Duration: 00:25:32


One in 500 Year Storm

9/4/2017
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Experts are saying that Houston just suffered a one in 500 year storm but what does that mean?

Duration: 00:06:49


Grenfell Tower's Death Toll

9/1/2017
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The difficulties of finding the true number of people who died in the fire.

Duration: 00:27:39


Fantasy Football - How to win

8/28/2017
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Figuring out the best strategy as a wannabe team manager.

Duration: 00:10:53


Are boys getting more top A Level grades than girls?

8/25/2017
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Are boys getting more top A Level grades than girls? Plus why are dress sizes so weird?

Duration: 00:27:58


The Trump Bump

8/20/2017
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During a recent press conference President Trump said: “I’ve created over a million jobs since I’m president. The country is booming. The stock market is setting records. We’ve got the highest employment numbers we have ever had I the history of our country.” This is not the first time the American President has taken credit for a booming economy. But is that fair? We take a look at the numbers.

Duration: 00:10:18

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