Misha Glenny explores the crucial events of 1870 and the Franco-Prussian war.
Le Petit Napoleon and the Franco-Prussian War
'It'll never work!'
The USA is an invention. So how do you build the most powerful country in the world?
The Melting Pot
Misha Glenny explores a pivot of western history, the Netherlands.
The Golden Age
Misha Glenny on the astonishing golden age of the Netherlands.
Misha Glenny ends his travels in the Netherlands in Brussels, home of the EU.
Like Quicksand for the Uninitiated
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples, the stories we tell ourselves.
Anglocentrism... or why Britons Never Will Be Slaves
Misha Glenny on the role of England in the Invention of Britain
Insecurity ... from Dover to Dublin and beyond
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples and the stories we tell ourselves.
So Many Different Little Corners
Who are the Scots, the Irish, the English and the Welsh? What do these words even mean?
Ddoe yn Ôl (1982)
Y Cymry a'r Diwydiant Llaeth yn Llundain
Village Pumps 24/03/2019
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
The first home pregnancy test
A female designer working for a pharmaceutical company came up with the idea in the 1960s
The Missing Children
Lucas Laursen investigates Spain's missing children from the Franco era and decades after.
Drama in the British parliament
Prime Minister Jim Callaghan's desperate attempts to survive a no-confidence vote in 1979