The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
1/6 Paul Murton travels from the Trossachs out to Iona and then the fabled Isle of Staffa. (R)
2/4 A look at the rise of mathematics in the East, as the West entered the Dark Ages. (R)
The unlikely story behind the birth of the British documentary genre.
1/3 Edwardian footage showing life in cities and preparations for war in South Africa. (R)
1963 film on unemployment followed by a report on how it changed the north's politics. (R)
David Reynolds reassesses Stalin's role in the struggle between Germany and Russia. (R)
The unlikely story behind the birth of the British documentary genre. (R)
Wednesday 20 July 2011