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Sarah Rainsford looks at how Russia is dealing with dissent in the run up to elections
Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and its relationship with the Russian psyche and politics
The environmental impact of mass tourism on cruise liners as China gets on board
"Archaeology is supposed to be fun and apolitical... but none of this is now"
Thu 18 Aug 2016
The people displaced by war in Colombia who fear they will never be able to return home.
Wed 17 Aug 2016
The premature babies in incubators on display in an amusement park before World War II
Tue 16 Aug 2016
The new market for cruise holidays in China and Africa
Sun 14 Aug 2016
The Temple of Bel, the Mar Elian shrine and the Lion of al-Lat by those who loved them
Thu 11 Aug 2016
Why are more people in Poland preparing for war?
Wed 10 Aug 2016
Her sensual, devout, sometimes provocative poetry is read and admired around the world
Wed 3 Aug 2016
Why are some fighting to have the 14th Amendment of the US constitution repealed?
Tue 2 Aug 2016
Inside the secretive world of one of Malawi’s biggest charities - DAPP.
What does graffiti and street art actually change?
Sun 31 Jul 2016
How did the US Supreme Court become the most powerful institution of American politics?
Thu 28 Jul 2016
The story of the library in a besieged Syrian town providing a lifeline to its community.
Wed 27 Jul 2016
Why is protectionism from both left and right so potent in US politics?
Tue 26 Jul 2016
Aside from the physical landscape, what does graffiti and street art actually change?
Sun 24 Jul 2016
The Sierra Leonean children expressing their views via an Ebola lifeline radio project
Thu 21 Jul 2016
The men in Malawi who are hired to have sex with young girls
Wed 20 Jul 2016
Is modern Yoga a product of Scandinavian gymnastics as much as ancient Indian philosophy?
Tue 19 Jul 2016
Shakespeare's plays appeal to Brazilians for their mix of sex, politics and intrigue
Sun 17 Jul 2016
Aviator and aspiring astronaut Wally Funk meets the pioneering women of space travel
Thu 14 Jul 2016
Why are residents protesting about the impact of tourism on their neighbourhoods?
Wed 13 Jul 2016
Who was the man who died from a rare kind of poisoning in a remote area of the UK?
Tue 12 Jul 2016
Ghana's boycott of 1966 was a protest at the number of places given by FIFA to Africa
Sat 9 Jul 2016
As Barack Obama prepares to leave office, Nahal Toosi examines his foreign policy
Thu 7 Jul 2016
How the city of Ottawa reduces the fall-out from addiction: giving wine to alcoholics.
Wed 6 Jul 2016
The tale of gay black diva Sylvester James, famed for his disco hit Mighty Real
Tue 5 Jul 2016
A fierce drought in Oklahoma’s ‘No Man’s Land’ stirs up dust storms, memories and myths
Mon 4 Jul 2016
The story of how 50 Syrian musicians beat the odds to perform again together.
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