In More or Less, Tim Harford hears Robert Peston’s most important number in the world
Judy Sheindlin - AKA Judge Judy - is one of the world's highest paid TV stars
Australian Trudi Ann Tierney moved to Afghanistan to make soap operas.
Munjed al-Muderis was forced to flee Iraq after refusing to mutilate army deserters
Stories from the past year of people in conflict
Rod Stewart remembers Rio, Portugal's Casa Pia scandal, plus the first Big Brother.
Including novelists Armistead Maupin, Kathy Reichs and Orhan Pamuk
Pakistani sisters Gulalai and Saba Ismail were brought up to fight for equality
Sara Shamma is a Syrian artist living in exile in Lebanon
Artist Margaret Keane, whose husband took credit for her famous 1960s paintings