Little Atoms

In the particle of me that cares for this, I betrayed those little atoms with a kiss



This week on Little Atoms, featuring democracy in Africa, reform in the Gulf, drugs in Europe, and odd childhood stories from everywhere

Africa's new democratic revolution

Paul Melly says the fall of Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaoré suggests the days of the "Big Man" leader are over


We asked some people to tell us what strange things they thought were true when they were young. Here are the findings of our deeply scientific survey


Follow our live blog of Channel 4's Drugs Live, including Q&A with Paul Birch, founder of CISTA, who is campaigning for drug law reform in the UK

Film & Music

Caroline Christie and Mike Harris of Little Atoms are liveblogging the UK TV premiere of CITIZENFOUR, the Oscar-winnning documentary about Edward Snowden's surveillance revalations. Join Little Atoms for commentary and insights from the CITIZENFOUR team