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More or Less archive April - May 2008

Here is a list of programmes featured in April - May 2008 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".

26 May, 2008

How do the police and courts know what the "street value" of drugs is? Plus, our final adjudication on the town with the most pubs per head.

19 May, 2008

We investigate the connection between a doctors' strike and a drop in the death rate. Plus, how does the Eurovision Song Contest voting work?

12 May, 2008

Do people in the UK really throw away a third of the food they buy? Plus, how accurate are voting polls and does CCTV prevent crime?

5 May, 2008

Can a stressful job cause health problems? Plus, how The Simpsons are being used to teach maths and the More or Less pub challenge continues with more listeners suggesting towns with the most pubs per person.

28 April, 2008

Is the planet still getting hotter? Plus, the results of our quest to find out which UK town has the highest concentration of pubs.

21 April, 2008

We examine the different ways of measuring inflation. Plus, how are the price tags of some internet sites calculated?

14 April, 2008

Can numbers tell you whether it matters what sort of school your child goes to? Plus, how Dungeons and Dragons helped promote mental arithmetic.

7 April, 2008

Returning with a new series, we investigate the effectiveness of anti-depressants. Plus, why do some people base important decisions on certain numbers?

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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