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Third wave fears, smart motorways and bra sizes More or Less: Behind the Stats

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Covid cases are rising again in the UK – should we be worried about a third wave? Tim Harford speaks to David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of Risk at the University of Cambridge.

How safe are smart motorways? Many listeners have concerns that they seem more dangerous than conventional motorways. We take a look at the numbers.

What proportion of adults in England have been vaccinated? Listeners have spotted a potential discrepancy in the public data online.

Are 80% of women wearing the wrong size bra? This frequently repeated statistic has been around for decades – could it possibly be true?

Covid cases are rising again in the UK – should we be worried about a third wave? Tim Harford speaks to David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of Risk at the University of Cambridge.

How safe are smart motorways? Many listeners have concerns that they seem more dangerous than conventional motorways. We take a look at the numbers.

What proportion of adults in England have been vaccinated? Listeners have spotted a potential discrepancy in the public data online.

Are 80% of women wearing the wrong size bra? This frequently repeated statistic has been around for decades – could it possibly be true?

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