The UN envoy who tried to secure the release of Western hostages in Lebanon.
BBC World Service
2/3 Erica McAlister asks if we should be eating more insects.
BBC Radio 4
4/5 It's 1734, and a 'battle of the buildings' breaks out on the outskirts of Barnsley.
3/5 It's 1711, and an opera premiere by Handel is about to set a new course for British opera.
In March 1978 thieves stole the body of Charlie Chaplin from a cemetery in Switzerland.
Does Europe face a new terror threat after military action in Mali? Jenny Cuffe reports.
2/5 Was the Great Fire of London a missed opportunity to create Europe's finest Baroque city?
Laura Barton tells the true story behind By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.
Couples face threats and violence over mixed marriages from some in the Sikh community.
BBC Asian Network
1/5 30 January 1649, Charles I walks to his execution under Rubens's Banqueting House ceiling.