The rag trade to riches story of Irvine Sellar, the multi-millionaire behind Western Europe's tallest building, the Shard in London.

Also, three Afghan actresses discuss the risks they face performing Shakespeare in their native language of Dari, which include death threats.

And the secrets of a long and healthy life from the world's oldest yoga teacher, Tao Porchon-Lynch. She's 93 and has no plans to retire.

(Image: Dawn breaking over the City of London in January 2012, with the Shard prominent in the skyline. Credit: Jeff Overs / BBC)

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Thu 31 May 2012 01:32 GMT

Fifty Women Who Made It Happen

Malala Yousafzai, Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Commemorate International Women's Day 2015 with stories from across the world

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