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More or Less archive June - July 2006

Here is a list of programmes featured in June - July 2006 series of BBC Radio 4's More or Less.

You can listen to individual programmes by clicking on "Listen to the programme" or find out further information by clicking "Read more".

27 July, 2006

Andrew Dilnot examines how surveys can reveal fascinating, but contradictory, facts about us.

20 July, 2006

Can people be stereotyped by their postcode? Andrew Dilnot investigates the claim that people can be placed into one of 60 different categories.

13 July, 2006

Are we all connected by "six degrees of separation"? We investigate and also examine how statistics influence policy decisions. NB: The BBC's independent Editorial Complaints Unit partially upheld a complaint from a listener about this item in the programme. You can see details of the ruling here

6 July, 2006

We look at new charts measuring babies' weight and why they could cause a 25% increase in UK children being heavier than average.

29 June, 2006

Would school admissions be fairer if they were based on a random draw? And is it age or inexperience that causes young drivers to have more accidents. We investigate.

22 June, 2006

In the first programme of the new series, we look at the apparent difference in hospital waiting lists and performance in England and Wales.

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

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