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Becky Milligan looks at the life of South Africa's new president.
Martin Plaut profiles Nelson Mandela’s former number two, Cyril Ramaphosa.
Dr June Raine, the UK's top medical regulator, makes the call on approving Covid vaccines.
What makes Tory political heavyweight Eric Pickles tick? Gerry Northam reports.
Jonathan Maitland profiles the Greek prime minister George Papandreou.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister-designate.
Jo Fidgen profiles Jim Ratcliffe, billionaire boss of the Grangemouth petrochemical plant.
Profile shines the spotlight on an individual who is making the headlines.
Brian Hanrahan looks at Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court
Clive Coleman profiles Michael Caplan QC.
Mustafa Abdul Jalil, recent defector who now leads Libya's National Transitional Council.
Mark Coles looks at the life and career of the American secretary of state, Rex Tillerson.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles the Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell.
Lesley Curwen explores the colourful life of business tycoon Sir Philip Green.
Mary Ann Sieghart explores what has shaped Vladimir Putin's view of the world.