True life stories
'Drug queen' to pig farmer, Love stories in Mexico, Goatherd's fight for education.
The fisherman who plucked a Cuban boy from the sea, starting an international row.
The South African goat herder who overcame many obstacles to get an education
Esther Alexander on why she broke the taboo of discussing hers sons suicide
Sir Paul Nurse, the prize-wining geneticist who discovered a secret in his own genetics
Australia's first woman Prime Minister; Brazilian skateboarder; UK poet Christopher Reid
Justice Murray Sinclair speaks up for Canada's abused indigenous children
The shy schoolgirl who became Australia's first woman Prime Minister.
Shukria Barakzai is a politician and women's rights campaigner in Afghanistan
The South African drug smuggler who turned his life around in a British prison
Sex change boxing star; Fleeing Communism in hot air balloon; Musician defies taliban
In 1979 Günter Wetzel devised a daring plan to escape East Germany with his family
Kellie Maloney used to be Frank Maloney who was a big star in boxing - now she is a woman
Head of Afghan music school hit by Taliban suicide bomber remains defiant despite injury
How Arhe Hamednaca went from a child soldier in Eritrea to a politician in Sweden
Urban birding, protecting Syria's antiquities, big wave surfer who survived a wipeout
The Iranian activist who tries to get the family of a murder victim to forgive the killer
Stories of Mosul a year on from the city's fall to Islamic State militants
From Palmyra to Damascus, the struggle to protect Syria's heritage from destruction
Ahmed al-Basheer, the 'Iraqi Jon Stewart', on risking his life to mock Islamic State
Dalit Champion Mud Wrestler; Pakistani Human Rights Lawyer; Building Cathedral from Junk
Pioneering lawyer Hina Jilani set up Pakistan's first all-female legal aid practice.
The Indian Dalit whose wrestling skills have helped him fight his way to a better life
Dr Nima Nyangan Sherpa was at Everest Base Camp when the earthquake struck Nepal in April
A Ugandan border officer tells us about the day she captured a notorious LRA leader.
Ebola survival stories; Peace activist turned military aide; Migrant's six months at sea