The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
1/20 Michael learns Scouse in Liverpool and finds out about the first railway fatality. (R)
2/4 How the Worcester and Birmingham Canal was important to the Industrial Revolution. (R)
3/10 The British economy at a time when industry faced ever-increasing competition from abroad.
Stephen Smith re-envisions the story of 20th-century American culture through the diner. (R)
Rick Stein pays homage to the dishes that go hand in hand with Mississippi Delta blues. (R)
2/10 The police try to track down the kidnapper of Robert Zeuthen's daughter Emilie. (R)
Storyville: A meditation on Britain's unique coastline and the role it plays in our lives. (R)
3/10 The British economy at a time when industry faced ever-increasing competition from abroad. (R)
Wednesday 21 November 2012