The award winning writer Richard Powers criticises those who destroy forests for financial gain in his novel, The Overstory. He argues that trees are more like us than we think.
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Will Yemen's ceasefire hold?
A ceasefire brokered by the United Nations was meant to come into force in Yemen but seemed to have been broken immediately. The UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, says he is "ambitious more than optimistic" for Yemen's future but there was good news this morning.
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The Bible and humour
A new book claims that Jesus and the Bible were funny before the church lost its sense of humour. The author of The Sacred Art of Joking, James Cary, argues that jokes and humour exist in the Bible.
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Tuesday's business with Dharshini David
Could Competition and Markets Authority proposals on company auditing prevent another Carillion? Plus the markets, and business in China. (Photo: Getty Images.)
Life in Gaza
It's the end of a year that has seen renewed tension and violence between Palestinians and Israelis. Mishal Husain speaks to young people and families living either side of the Israel-Gaza divide about the difficult conditions there.
(Image: Gaza protests, credit: BBC)