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Chris Cummins

Letters from a shrinking globe: around the day in 80 worlds.

Fahrradweg mit Autos drauf

Vienna's Cycling Infrastructure is "Chaotic"

This weekend Vienna will celebrate cycling, but infrastructure design guru Mikael Colville-Andersen slams the city's "badly designed" cycle paths.

Sarah Glidden

Comic Journalist Sarah Glidden

Telling important news stories about Syria, Iraq and Turkey in comic strip form. An accessible and intimate form of storytelling.


The Best Of All Worlds

The Glemmride meets Glemmbang freestyle festival is where winter meets summer in a slushy explosion of action.


Into The Wild

Tracking wolves, bears and lynx - and their poo - in Slovakia

Mountainbike mit sehr dicken Reifen

My Big Fat Biking Adventure

When the ski slopes are icy and crowded and off-piste looks sketchy, don't worry. There's a plump alternative: get pedalling.


Cycling For Hope in Congo

There are only 11km of decently paved roads around Goma in DR Congo but that hasn't stopped a transformative cycling club from flourishing.

rote Glühbirne

FM4 Intelligentkalendar #22: The WADI

24 Ideen zur Rettung der Welt. Heute: Ein Instrument zur Wasseraufbereitung das tausende Leben retten kann. .

Schild "United Kingdom"

A Europe For Everyone?

Austria’s presidential election produced a sigh of relief in Brussels after a difficult year. But threats of bigger crises for the EU loom in 2017.

Jan-Werner Müller

Why Populism Is Dangerous And How To Fight It

A wave of populist politics has been sweeping the world. Jan-Werner Müller says its perilously anti-pluralistic and denies the legitimacy of minorities. But what to do?


A Sense of Pride, A Feeling of Community

ROB, an Austrian project to get refugees involved in rugby, has won a major international prize for the positive effect it has had on young people's lives. No wonder.


The Ivory Wars

The clock is ticking. African Elephants face extinction. Meet the people prepared to risk their lives to stop that happening.


A Voice For The Oceans

Céline Cousteau is a filmmaker, ecologist and adventurer. Dive into her world for a Reality Check Special.


Begin The Begin

NGOs and climatologists say Austria is dawdling on its climate obligations and we are running out of time to avoid disaster.

Drei Menschen in einem Wald

Fighting For The Forest

Romania is home to Europe's last great primary forests and yet these are being rapaciously destroyed. Activists have set up a camp to make a stand against the deforestation.


From Peak To Creek

Our Very Important Platzerl series takes us mountain biking in Sölden, where the riding is smooth with an emphasis on sustainability.

Track Cycling

Slingshot Speeding

It's time for the track cycling events at the Olympics. I took a crash course introduction to the velodrome!

Radfahrer in der Dunkelheit

The Darkest Hour Is Just Before The Dawn

Rad Am Ring: A 24 hour cycling race on the iconic Nürburgring

Chris Cummins

Flatlining the Flatlands

Gran Fondo gives hobby cyclists the chance to pretend they are Tour de France athletes for a few hours.

Sonnenuntergang über dem Donaudelta

At Europe's Watery End

The Romanian Danube Delta is naturally and culturally rich, but economically poor. Can it achieve green development? A Saturday Reality Check Special.


Brexit: Resentment from young people

Three quarters of young Brits voted to stay in the European Union. Now they could face a vindictively punitive divorce settlement. Pity the kids.

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