Nigeria, the USA, Spain, Lebanon, Syria and Chile
Pascale Harter introduces reports from correspondents and writers across the world.
In Nigeria, Will Ross speaks to a teenage mother who feared her baby would be taken for adoption against her will.
Justin Rowlatt walks down the Strip in Las Vegas and compares its fortunes to Macau - a gambling hot spot in China.
In Valencia, Spain, Paul Mason finds out what happens when the local government fails to pay its bills. He visits a pharmacy that is running low on medicine.
In Lebanon, amidst power cuts and concerns over the conflict in neighbouring Syria, Georgia Paterson-Dargham seeks retail therapy.
On the border with Turkey and Syria, Sarah Birke listens to poetry composed by a fighter opposed to President Assad's regime.