1959 births in all BBC programmes
Stephen Sackur profiles Alexander Lebedev, the owner of the London Evening Standard.
Claire Bolderson profiles Frances O'Grady, soon to the the first woman to lead the TUC.
John Yates, senior Met Police officer responsible for the phone hacking investigation.
Karen Pierce is the UK's new ambassador at the UN in New York.
Edward Stourton profiles Loretta Lynch, newly appointed to the job of US attorney general.
Becky Milligan profiles the new vice-president of America.
Mark Coles profiles the Saudi interior minister Mohammed Bin Nayef.
Sir Nicholas Macpherson, treasury supremo and key figure in the Scots independence debate.
Chris Bowlby profiles Rahm Emanuel, President Elect Barack Obama's chief of staff.
Claire Bolderson on newly elected Republican senator for Massachusetts, Scott Brown.
Colin Patterson talks to associates and family of X-Factor supremo Simon Cowell.
Mark Coles profiles Victor Headley, author of Yardie.
Edward Stourton profiles the Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour.