Michael Symmons Roberts explores why so many poets choose to become opera librettists.
BBC Radio 4
Pakistan declared that members of the Ahmadiyya sect were not Muslims in September 1974
BBC World Service
Santa Bárbara Bendita - the song that helps Spain's miners face the uncertain times ahead
4/4 Amanda Vickery tells the stories of three criminals who were transported.
Poet and playwright Al Letson recalls the life of Tupac Shakur.
The crisis following the withdrawl of most circulating banknotes in Myanmar in 1987
Broadcaster Toby Amies digs into the archives to discover the significance of old vinyl.
Most published science papers are untrue, but few ever get tested. Jolyon Jenkins reports.
How Boris Pasternak's great novel Dr Zhivago came to be published in the West .
The moral, ethical and spiritual questions surrounding the right to die in Belgium