Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
Maria Alyokhina on her life after being arrested for protesting at a Moscow cathedral
Yazidi student Aido Khiro on winning a scholarship to fulfil his grandma's last wish.
An Indian man who didn't stop looking for his wife even after she was declared dead.
How tough are you? Two tales of inspiring resilience.
Iceland's coastguard Viggó Sigurðsson saves people from volcanoes, seas and glaciers
Kevin Lein was shot by his pupil, but campaigned to overturn his shooter's jail sentence.
Tue 12 Sep 2017
One man's difficult experience of growing up in Chile’s child care system in the 1980s
Mon 11 Sep 2017
RAF pilot Michelle Oulette's dramatic rescue of a badly wounded soldier in Iraq.
Sat 9 Sep 2017
The extraordinary work of school teacher turned peace negotiator Dr Stephen Davis
Fri 8 Sep 2017
South African cartoonist depicting township life during apartheid.
Thu 7 Sep 2017
Revd Canon Guli Francis-Dehqani had to flee Iran when her family was targeted.
Wed 6 Sep 2017
Clement Abaifouta was imprisoned for four years under the dictator Hissene Habre.
Tue 5 Sep 2017
Ken Kamler is a doctor who was climbing Mount Everest when it was hit by disaster in 1996
Mon 4 Sep 2017
John Yaak is a former child soldier who now drives taxis in Brisbane.
Sat 2 Sep 2017
How two men far from home became bad guys in the movies
Thu 31 Aug 2017
Hak-Min Kim's obsession with gadgets put him in a North Korean jail - but also saved him.
Wed 30 Aug 2017
Stephen McGown's dream trip turned into a nightmare when he was kidnapped by al-Qaeda.
Tue 29 Aug 2017
Christopher Scott confronted the man whose crime landed him in prison.
Mon 28 Aug 2017
Kalpona Akter is a former textile worker who is taking on global clothing giants.
Sat 26 Aug 2017
An expert and a volunteer risking their lives to defuse bombs.
Thu 24 Aug 2017
The boy searching for the family he lost in a Manila Market aged just four.
Wed 23 Aug 2017
The female doctor running the last hospital in Afghan city Kunduz.
Tue 22 Aug 2017
Alison Cope's son was the grime artist Depzman. His grieving fans needed her support.
Mon 21 Aug 2017
Antonio Ruiz Gomez was in prison when he formed a band with fellow inmates.
Sat 19 Aug 2017
Five personal accounts from the Freedom Riders of 1961.
Thu 17 Aug 2017
Palaeontologist Jack Horner's expertise means he's consulted on all Jurassic Park films
Wed 16 Aug 2017
Bob Marley's son Rohan on his famous dad, playing American football, and Rastafarianism.
Tue 15 Aug 2017
The detective on the hunt for Canada's most prolific murderer.
Mon 14 Aug 2017
Juan Carlos Ortiz hid Morse Code messages in a song to communicate with hostages.
Sat 12 Aug 2017
Two extraordinary stories of gaining a second mum
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