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Mark Coles profiles the Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall.
Mark Coles profiles veteran American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.
Mark Coles profiles Sir Christopher Geidt, private secretary to the Queen.
Edward Stourton profiles Loretta Lynch, newly appointed to the job of US attorney general.
Mark Coles profiles Aidan Turner, the Irish actor playing Poldark.
Mark Coles profiles snooker legend Ronnie 'The Rocket' O'Sullivan.
The four brightly coloured, furry children's television stars who are making a comeback.
The South African comedian set to take over from Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.
Mark Coles profiles the Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood.
Becky Milligan profiles Italy's famous couture couple Dolce & Gabbana.
Nigel Dodds, the DUP's leader at Westminster, is a possible post-election kingmaker.
Iranian General Qassem Suleimani, possibly the most powerful operative in the Middle East.
Mark Coles profiles the Green leader Natalie Bennett after her rocky campaign launch.
Mark Coles profiles the flamboyant and hugely important Greek finance minister.
Mark Coles profiles the former HSBC boss and trade minister Lord Green.
Chris Bowlby profiles the anti-poverty campaigner and veteran Labour MP Frank Field.
Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan, the anthropologist with the explosive temper.
Mark Coles profiles the refugee from Bosnia as she takes her seat in the House of Lords.
Jo Fidgen profiles Grace Mugabe, the first lady of Zimbabwe.
An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Mark Coles profiles Senator Rand Paul, a likely Republican challenger for the White House.
The Hollywood film director Christopher Nolan is profiled by Mark Coles.
Migration Watch UK founder Sir Andrew Green's elevation to the House of Lords.
Becky Milligan on Richard Flanagan, the fourth Australian to win the Man Booker Prize.
Ed Stourton profiles Douglas Carswell, the first elected UKIP MP.
Mark Coles profiles White Dee, the controversial star of Channel 4's Benefits Street.
The story of Ricky Tomlinson, top TV actor with a controversial trade union past.
Mark Coles profiles Shane Smith, Ottawa punk rocker-turned-media mogul.
How did Jack Ma become one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs?
Edward Stourton profiles Rona Fairhead, the woman nominated to chair the BBC Trust.
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