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More or Less archive

Here is a list of programmes featured in the Summer 2010 series of BBC Radio 4's More or Less.

For archive of more recent programmes, please go to our webpage on the Radio 4 website.

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

21 May, 2010

Can we use mathematics to make democracy fairer? Plus, why did the number-crunchers get is so wrong about 'Cleggmania'?

28 May, 2010

We lifted the lid on a controversial statistic called 'standardised mortality ratio' and asked can toasters really be more dangerous than sharks?

4 June, 2010

Should governments make decisions based on evidence or instinct? Plus, we ask how much tax banks really pay.

11 June, 2010

Can governments raise more money from lower taxes? We looked at the Laffer Curve theory and covered the Mental Calculation World Cup.

18 June, 2010

Women do earn less than men - but why? And how much less? Plus, we send one of the team out maths busking.

25 June, 2010

More or Less tackled the budget, drink-driving statistics, the maths of public toilet equality and revealed David Mc Candless' visual representation of listeners' activities.

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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