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3D printing 'as big as the internet'

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 17:19:30 GMT

Ping Fu's company Geomagic is revolutionising the manufacturing process in the digital age using 3D printing.

'Everyone's got a gun in the room'

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:24:33 GMT

Sir Nigel Sheinwald who was the UK's top diplomat at the EU says it will be difficult for Britain to negotiate a new settlement with Europe.

UK faces an 'uncertainty premium'

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:19:00 GMT

The head of US-based investor Pimco Mohamed El-Erian says Britain economically would be less well off if it left Europe.

Bhatti 'had to continue brother’s mission'

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:59:56 GMT

Minister Paul Bhatti: Why I'll continue my assassinated brother's fight to change Pakistan's blasphemy laws.

Doreen Lawrence: The fear is always there

Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:47:10 GMT

The mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence on the fear which is 'always there'.

Lamy: Capitalism has to change

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:09:48 GMT

Pascal Lamy, says he is still worried about the state of the world economy.

Two state solution a 'mirage'

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:46:13 GMT

Dani Dayan is an Israeli settler leader says the two state solution never existed and is a 'mirage'.

Why the poisoned spy movie was not made

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:17:53 GMT

Harry Potter director Mike Newell wanted to make a film about the death of the former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.

Alan Moore: 'Films don't reflect my books'

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 07:49:41 GMT

The graphic novelist Alan Moore talks about his disappointment at the movie adaptations of his novels.

Iron Maiden star Bruce Dickinson on why he shuns music

Mon, 28 May 2012 08:22:31 GMT

Lead singer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden reveals why he prefers speech radio to listening to music.

Wayne McGregor - 'I was inspired by John Travolta'

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:39:43 GMT

Wayne McGregor, resident choreographer at The Royal Ballet first became interested in dance while growing up in the 1970s.

Tim Rice was told Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar would fail

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:57:04 GMT

The British lyricist Sir Tim Rice recalls how he was told two of the shows he wrote with Andrew Lloyd Webber would never be hits.

Zoe Wanamaker - Shakespeare 'next to God'

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:16:37 GMT

Zoe Wanamaker, at The Globe Theatre, tells Stephen Sackur why she believes Shakespeare is so enduring across the world.

Actor Patrick Stewart recalls violent childhood

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:38:39 GMT

The actor Sir Patrick Stewart recalls his childhood where family rows often resulted in his mother becoming a victim of domestic violence.

Otis Williams: 'I was no angel'

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 07:26:46 GMT

Otis Williams – the only surviving original member of the legendary Motown group The Temptations – talks to David Eades about the drink and drug addictions that have plagued the group’s career.

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Brooke Magnanti - 'Prostitution was empowering'

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:44:25 GMT

Dr Brooke Magnanti who wrote the Belle de Jour blog about her sexual encounters as an escort girl says she found prostitution empowering.

Tracey Emin: 'Sex is gone'

Tue, 29 May 2012 08:00:27 GMT

Stephen Sackur talks to the internationally renowned artist Tracey Emin about sex, love and her recent artistic motivations.

Duff McKagan - I drank '10 bottles of wine a day'

Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:52:37 GMT

Rock musician Duff McKagan, a founder member of both Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver talks about the alcohol abuse which eventually led to his pancreas bursting at the age of 30.

HARDtalk's tough questions of 2012

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:38:21 GMT

HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur recalls some of the most memorable interviews of 2012 with world leaders, dictators, democratic reformers and drug traffickers.

Drugs crossfire

Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:01:52 GMT

Meet the victims of the drugs war in Honduras

Disease battle

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 03:13:21 GMT

Lewis Moody on his battle with bowel disease

HIV cure soon

Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:02:43 GMT

Whey Francoise Barre-Sinoussi is optimistic