Cambodian dictator Pol Pot is compared to Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.
US airline chiefs back cheap-flight pioneer Laker.
Lucy Duran and Andy Kershaw present a special tribute to their friend, Ali Farka Toure.
Alison Goldfrapp on the chaos and order of Ligeti's Atmosphères
Did April Glaspie's conversations with Saddam Hussein aid the 1991 Persian Gulf War?
Charles Hazlewood delves into the world of Malcolm Arnold's Fifth Symphony.
Rick Wakeman explores the life and music of the so-called Fifth Beatle.
As a new exhibition of syd barrett's artwork opens, John Wilson talks to Blur guitarist Graham Coxon about the former Pink Floyd frontman.
The case that for years apparently proved that nurture not nature dictates gender identity
A portrait of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti.
New revelations about President Gerald Ford's past, are discussed by the press.
Alistair Cooke remembers Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and the second Gulf War.
John Tusa talks to composer Gyorgy Ligeti about his work.
In 1944, Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer fled into the forbidden land of Tibet.
Nick Clarke's widow Barbara Want investigates how we as a society deal with bereavement.
Alistair Cooke considers the effectiveness of the UN resolutions on Saddam Hussein.
A celebration of the 90th anniversary of poet, humourist and absurdist Ivor Cutler.
Soul II Soul frontman and DJ Jazzie B chooses the life of musician and singer James Brown.
Tom Service explores the musical workings and ideas behind Ligeti's Piano Concerto.
The Report speaks to the wife and son of the murdered former Russian intelligence officer
Ian McMillan sets out on a quest to find out about the footballer turned TV comedy star.
John Tusa interviews writer Muriel Spark about her long career.
In an extended interview, Mark Lawson talks to novelist Muriel Spark.
Does the power to take America to war belong to President Bush or the US Congress?
Sue MacGregor's guests reflect on the rise and fall of Chilean dictator General Pinochet.
President Clinton's ground breaking meeting with President Jiang of China.
How is Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and the Gulf war viewed by the Iraqi people?
Rolf Harris discusses the life of the Welsh painter Sir Kyffin Williams.
US public opinion backs federal help for NYC's financial crisis.
Ford's presidency is working better than most expected.