The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
14/25 Michael Portillo finds out about shoddy, a successful 19th-century recycling industry. (R)
4/4 Neil Oliver travels to Japan to explore the story of rogue trader Thomas Blake Glover. (R)
Documentary about Flinders Petrie, the pioneer who transformed field archaeology in Egypt. (R)
2/2 A look at how, by 1960, the UK's passenger airline industry was the largest in the world. (R)
How rallying's unregulated mayhem ended in 1986 after a series of horrific tragedies. (R)
2/12 A man is found murdered in what appears to be the beginnings of a new Mafia war. (R)
Wednesday 5 September 2012