History as told by the people who were there.
The former ruler of Chile, Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London in October 1998
Apartheid South Africa's outspoken critic Bishop Desmond Tutu wins the Nobel Peace Prize
When Belgian teenagers got sick they blamed Coca-Cola but the truth was more mysterious
In 1993 news broke about development aid linked to a British arms deal.
How a small guerrilla group tried to start a revolution in the Brazilian jungle.
In October 1973 an Arab oil embargo caused prices to rocket.
Mon 15 Oct 2018
How the Italian authorities diverted the stream of molten lava from the Etna volcano.
Fri 12 Oct 2018
Murdered while head of the Roman Catholic church in El Salvador, he is being made a saint
Thu 11 Oct 2018
The story of a young Austrian woman who survived World War Two and the allied occupation
Wed 10 Oct 2018
During WW2 Germany listed the people it wanted to arrest should Britain fall to the Nazis
Tue 9 Oct 2018
In 1948 violence broke out against Romany-speaking traveller people in Sweden
Mon 8 Oct 2018
How Britain's Labour government tried to kick the aristocrats out of Parliament
Fri 5 Oct 2018
How Allan Ginsberg's reading in San Francisco in 1955 started the "Beat Generation".
Thu 4 Oct 2018
Slava Zaitsev created the first high fashion collections in the USSR.
Wed 3 Oct 2018
How a chemist and a surgeon found a way of helping burns to heal.
Tue 2 Oct 2018
A clash between students in 1968 paved the way for a hardening of military rule.
Mon 1 Oct 2018
The former West Indies cricketer took a London hotel to court in 1943
Fri 28 Sep 2018
The bridge which connected neighbours across the water and inspired a TV hit worldwide.
Thu 27 Sep 2018
The war lasted for 8 years and is thought to have left over a million people dead.
Wed 26 Sep 2018
The scientific breakthrough that saved the lives of thousands of women
Tue 25 Sep 2018
Sometimes called the 'Mother of Modern Dance'
Mon 24 Sep 2018
South Africa sent 600 soldiers into Lesotho to quell political unrest in September 1998
Fri 21 Sep 2018
Hundreds of people were contaminated when a disused radiotherapy machine was scrapped.
Wed 19 Sep 2018
In 'Operation Market Garden' thousands of Allied troops parachuted into Nazi-held Holland
Thu 20 Sep 2018
The film that tells the true story of the Algerians' fight for their capital Algiers
Tue 18 Sep 2018
The case of five Cuban spies arrested in Miami in September 1998
Mon 17 Sep 2018
The train signaled the end of the steam age on Britain's main-line rail network in 1968
Fri 14 Sep 2018
Thought to be left by UFOs the phenomena was resolved when two men came forward in 1991.
Thu 13 Sep 2018
One young man was the only passenger to survive a fire on a plane - find out how.
Wed 12 Sep 2018
The brutal death in custody of the anti-Apartheid activist in September 1977.
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The communities, politics, leaders and events that have shaped Africa
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