The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
2/25 Michael Portillo explores the changing fortunes of London's docks. (R)
1/3 Richard Fortey focuses on a series of cataclysms over a million-year period. (R)
Jonathan Meades provides an idiosyncratic historical and architectural tour of Essex.
3/3 Dr Janina Ramirez explores the illuminated scripts of the courts of the Tudors. (R)
1/6 A radio appearance leads to a visit from the police and protests from local dog owners. (R)
7/10 For popularity, Birgitte is tempted to help broker peace in a central African country. (R)
8/10 The eyes of the world are on Copenhagen as the peace talks draw near. (R)
Profile of painter Brian Clarke, one of the world's greatest stained glass artists. (R)
4/4 David Heathcote takes a trip on the Orient Express and enjoys its Art Deco glamour. (R)
Jonathan Meades provides an idiosyncratic historical and architectural tour of Essex. (R)
Wednesday 30 January 2013