Travel across the world and through the decades with a selection of reports.
The mood in Kinshasa during President Mobutu's final days.
What remains of the glamour, and seediness, of Shanghai's notorious dancehalls?
A letter to a young son: reflections and memories of a foreign correspondent and father.
The mood in Tripoli as revolutionaries hunted for Colonel Gaddafi.
A personal story of a search for family amid the snows of a Swiss mountain.
In the face of a global obesity epidemic, how do Parisian women stay so slim?
A nurse risks her life to care for Ebola sufferers in Monrovia, Liberia.
Our correspondent reflects on life amid the grandeur of a Roman palace that was his home.
A sobering visit to a Romanian slaughterhouse at the height of the horsemeat scandal.
A warm - and musical - welcome from former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev.
The summertime riches of Parisian bandstand concerts.
The German supermarket tycoons who would rather not flaunt their fortunes.