From World War II to the Arab Spring, history told by the people who were there.
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The birth of the Prozac generation, saving ancient Afghan artworks, plus a Disney classic
Sat 30 Jan 2016
The launch of space shuttle Challenger goes horribly wrong, Sharia in Nigeria, and Batman.
Sat 16 Jan 2016
The discovery of Alzheimer’s disease, Nigeria’s first coup and forbidden art in Russia
Boxing Day 2015
The release of the world's best-selling album, the death of a WW2 hero, and Beagle 2
Sat 12 Dec 2015
The hunt for Bin Laden, a KKK trial, the siege of Kut, and the Velvet Underground.
Sat 14 Nov 2015
Suicide bombings in Amman; a massacre in East Timor; and the fall of the Taliban
Sat 3 Oct 2015
A Hollywood star dies of Aids, plus Buena Vista Social Club, Danish cartoons and Karaoke.
Sat 15 Aug 2015
Korea split after World War Two, the penal colony Devil's Island and Harry Potter
Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US
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