6 6min: Russia's new smoking ban: 1 Mar 2013 March 1, 2013
Russia is getting ready to introduce a tough new anti-smoking law, in a country where nearly one third of the population are smokers.
6 6min: The 'plastic' princess?: 22 Feb 2013 Feb. 22, 2013
A well-known British novelist has compared Kate Middleton to a "shop-window mannequin with no personality of her own". Find out more about this here.
6 6min: Reaching for the sky: 15 Feb 2013 Feb. 15, 2013
Do you 'love' tall buildings? In 6 Minute English we step inside the European Union's tallest skyscraper: The Shard.
6 6min: Penny pinching!: 08 Feb 2013 Feb. 8, 2013
The Canadian penny is being retired. Could you live without your smallest coin?
6 6min: Good news: 01 Feb 13 Feb. 1, 2013
Have you ever wondered why the news is full of death and destruction? Kaz and Finn decide to take a look at some good news in this week's 6 Minute English.
6 6min: Etiquette for boys: 25 Jan 13 Jan. 25, 2013
Learning how to behave in polite society: a new course for boys at English schools is proving popular. Callum and Jennifer talk about it in this week's 6 Minute English.
6 6min: One-way ticket to Mars: 18 Jan 13 Jan. 18, 2013
A company from the Netherlands is planning to send a group of people on a one- way trip to the planet Mars. What kind of people are needed to take part in such a mission?
6 6min: Messenger bird from the past: 11 Jan 13 Jan. 11, 2013
A message from the Second World War attached to the leg of a dead pigeon has proved difficult to understand. Callum and Neil learn more about secret codes and messenger birds.
6 6min: Random acts of kindness: 4 Jan 13 Jan. 4, 2013
Jen and Callum talk about schoolchildren in America who are experimenting with kindness.
6 6min: Ancient viruses: 28 Dec 12 Dec. 28, 2012
William and Helen talk about some common viruses that have been around for millions of years.
6 6min: End of the world?: 21 Dec 12 Dec. 21, 2012
Alice and Kaz talk about an ancient prediction that the world will end on 21 December 2012.
6 6min: War on the roads: 14 Dec 12 Dec. 14, 2012
Are cyclists and motorists at war on the streets of London? Alice and Rob talk about gladiators in lycra.
6 6min: Omnishambles: 23 Nov 12 Nov. 23, 2012
Omnishambles is the Oxford English Dictionary's 'Word of 2012'. Callum and Neil discuss the word and its origins.
6 6min: Pain: 16 Nov 12 Nov. 16, 2012
Callum and Jennifer talk about the subject of pain and what life is like for someone who doesn't feel it.
6 6min: Blood: 9 NOV 12 Nov. 9, 2012
Callum and Jennifer talk about blood. Can your blood type influence your character and personality?
6 6min: Ear worms: 2 Nov 12 Nov. 2, 2012
Alice and Rob talk about ear worms - the music which plays inside your head over and over again.
6 6min: Speak any language instantly: 26 Oct 12 Oct. 26, 2012
Neil and Jen discuss a new piece of Japanese software which brings science fiction closer to fact.
6 6min: Relaxing drug laws: a good idea?: 19 Oct 12 Oct. 19, 2012
Neil and Jen discuss a new report in the UK suggesting that relaxing drug laws could be the key to tackling the problem.
6 6min: Art or vandalism?: 12 Oct 12 Oct. 12, 2012
Neil and Jen ask whether writing on a piece of art is an artistic act or just plain vandalism.
6 6min: Genetically modified cows: 05 Oct 12 Oct. 5, 2012
Jen and Neil discuss a potential cure for cows' milk allergy in babies. But has science gone too far?