The Inquiry

BBC World Service

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The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.

24:06 | Aug 8th, 2019

In 1965 a report from within the US government noted that the number of children born outside marriage, and the number of divorces, in the parts of the American population were rising rapidly. It argu...Show More

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REAL family values FTW

24:12 | Mar 7th, 2019

Driverless cars powered by renewable energy whisking their healthy and happy citizens between gleaming skyscrapers, criss-crossing efficient roads. That’s the dream of many so called smart cities. ...Show More

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Great exploration of smart cities around the world including Google's Sidewalk Labs. Interesting how smart city technology that is supposed ...Show More

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23:20 | Jun 21st, 2018

Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson were waiting to meet a business associate in Starbucks. After two minutes, the store manager called the police and the African-American men were removed from the café...Show More

50:40 | Dec 22nd, 2017

What next for North Korea? Kim Jong-un's nuclear ambitions and their global repercussions are explored in this special, extended edition of the programme. After a year of repeated weapons testing by ...Show More

24:00 | Feb 20th

Britain is trying to make multiple trade deals since leaving the EU. Some negotiations between countries have lasted for years. The breakdown in the World Trade Organization, the changing nature and...Show More
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