Jailed for Speaking his Mind in China

Confronting Chairman Mao, remembering Steve Biko, escaping the Holocaust on board the SS St Louis and clashes between the mods and rockers.

(Photo: Harry Wu with portrait of Chairman Mao. Credit: AFP/Getty)

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55 minutes

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Sun 18 May 2014 01:06 GMT

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Collapse of the Soviet Union

It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes