Michael challenges the idea that Irish rebellion started with the Easter Rising of 1916.
BBC Radio 4
The election of Chief MKO Abiola 20 years ago, which was annulled by the military
BBC World Service
Are young grooming victims getting the help they need to rebuild their lives?
Michael Portillo explores the depth and urgency of the pre-war campaign for women's votes.
Michael Portillo samples the atmosphere of June 1913.
In June 1962 three prisoners escaped from the maximum security US jail.
Can Ireland allow abortion, however restricted, and still be a Catholic country?
Gary Younge tells the story of Ebony, the magazine that redefined African-American life.
Britain's disturbing abuses against the Mau Mau in colonial Kenya
2/6 Protecting young minds – the impact of war and conflict on children