Michelle O'Neill, leader of Sinn Fein.
Nikki Haley - why the US ambassador to the UN is such an intriguing figure.
Jake Wood, founder of Team Rubicon, the disaster relief group staffed by veterans.
Mark Coles looks at the life and career of Antonio Guterres, UN secretary general.
Mark Coles on the life and career of Gavin Williamson, chief whip of the House of Commons.
Mark Coles profiles Mariano Rajoy, the Prime Minister of Spain.
Edward Stourton profiles Baroness Trumpington, famous for flicking a V sign in the Lords.
Mark Coles profiles the man who some say really runs Europe, Martin Selmayr.
England women's football player - and FA whistleblower - Eniola Aluko.
An insight into the character of an influential person making the news headlines.
Priti Patel, the ambitious right wing cabinet minister, forced to resign.
Edward Stourton profiles the man hotly tipped to become the next president of Zimbabwe.
Becky Milligan looks at the Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin.
Sue Gray is in the spotlight this week for her investigation into minister Damian Green.
The Winklevoss Brothers
The 'Bitcoin billionaires' and Olympic rowers, the Winklevoss twins.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, of award-winning hip-hop musical Hamilton.
Sarah Mullally, a former chief nurse, is appointed as London's first woman Bishop.
How a gambling hunch made the elusive Denise Coates Britain's best paid boss.
President Hassan Rouhani
Mark Coles looks at the life and career of President Hassan Rouhani.
Mark Coles profiles Oprah Winfrey following her speech at the Golden Globes.
Mark Coles profiles Momentum leader Jon Lansman.
Edward Stourton profiles the football legend who has become president of Liberia.
The new lead commissioner for countering extremism has provoked criticism - why?
He has been called the government's 'real Mr Brexit', but who is Oliver Robbins?
Becky Milligan looks at the life of South Africa's new president.
Mark Coles profiles the Oscar-nominated star of Get Out and Black Panther, Daniel Kaluuya.
Staffan de Mistura
Edward Stourton examines the life of Staffan de Mistura, the UN special envoy to Syria.
Sir Bradley Wiggins
Cycling hero Bradley Wiggins, who MPs have accused of 'crossing an ethical line'.
The life story of Margarita Simonyan, head of the controversial Russian news network RT.
Big data, psychological warfare and mobile discos in the life of Nigel Oakes.
Mark Coles explores the life of the adult film actress who is taking on President Trump.
Mark Coles tracks the life of Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek.
Karen Pierce is the UK's new ambassador at the UN in New York.
Mark Coles profiles Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar.
The life and career of Windrush champion and Tottenham MP, David Lammy.
Mark Coles profiles Sajid Javid, the first British Asian to be made home secretary.
Mark Coles profiles Gina Haspel, Donald Trump's controversial choice for CIA director.
Mark Coles profiles Childish Gambino, the creator of viral video hit This is America.
Mark Coles profiles the prospective new Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Mary Lou McDonald
Ed Stourton profiles the leader of Sinn Fein Mary Lou McDonald.
Ed Stourton profiles the billionaire philanthropist and investor George Soros.
Mark Coles profiles England football manager Gareth Southgate ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
Labelled 'the rebel who forgot to rebel', who is Dominic Grieve? Mark Coles finds out.
Helen Grady profiles the Italian interior minister, Matteo Salvini.
Becky Milligan profiles the tennis superstar Serena Williams.
Mark Coles profiles the new Brexit secretary, boxer and karate black belt Dominic Raab.
Hailed 'jazz's new messiah', who is 23-year-old Jacob Collier? Mark Coles finds out.
One of the most powerful women in the city with Mark Coles.
Mark Coles profiles Victor Headley, author of Yardie.
Mark Coles profiles Labour shadow chancellor, John McDonnell.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh
Mark Coles looks at Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's nominee for the US Supreme Court.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the woman behind BBC drama Killing Eve is profiled by Mark Coles.
Mark Coles looks at the life of one of the most successful golfers, Tiger Woods
Mark Coles profiles children's author and former children's laureate Malorie Blackman.
Mark Coles looks at the man behind the investigative website Bellingcat.
Mark Coles profiles Esther McVey, the minister defending universal credit.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Helen Grady looks at the life of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Edward Stourton looks at the life and career of Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
The story of the youngest woman ever elected to the US congress.
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman
One of the world's most dangerous and powerful men is on trial in New York.
The new chair of the Parole Board, which rules on releasing the most serious prisoners.
The government's chief whip, charged with getting the PM's Brexit deal through Parliament.
The Attorney General who told MPs to 'grow up' and 'get real.'
Dr Gail Bradbrook
Gail Bradbrook is behind the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion.
The founder of Netflix, the streaming service that’s turned us all into binge watchers.
Becky Milligan profiles America’s First Lady.
The rise of a south London grime artist to global stardom.
Mark Coles looks at the most powerful woman in American politics.
Mark Coles profiles Greggs’ CEO Roger Whiteside.
Becky Milligan profiles Conservative MP Nick Boles.
Edward Stourton profiles Venezuela’s self-declared interim president, Juan Guaido.
Mark Coles profiles the British-Ghanaian architect Sir David Adjaye.
Mark Coles profiles transport secretary Chris Grayling.
Becky Milligan profiles MP Luciana Berger of the newly formed Independent Group.
Jennifer Doudna co-created the revolutionary gene editing technology CRISPR.
Photographer Nan Goldin has been grabbing headlines not for her art but for her activism.
We profile Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.
The New Zealand PM was widely praised for her response to the Christchurch attacks.
This week Oliver Letwin persuaded the Commons to try to agree its own Brexit plan.
The primary school teacher at the centre of a row over LGBT rights.
Marks Coles looks at the life of Tottenham Hotspur footballer, Danny Rose
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar
Becky Milligan looks at the life of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
Mark Coles profiles the British hip hop artist Loyle Carner.
Andy Evans will soon give evidence at the Infected Blood Inquiry. He's waited a long time.
Penny Mordaunt is the UK's first female defence secretary.
Becky Milligan profiles the new poet laureate, Simon Armitage.
John Bolton is the moustachioed US national security adviser pushing a hard line on Iran.
Sonita Alleyne is the first black woman to lead an Oxbridge college.
The man Donald Trump described this week as a 'stone cold loser'.
Jo Swinson, the favourite to be the next Liberal Democrat leader.
Joshua Wong has gone from schoolboy protester to Hong Kong's leading activist.
Sir Mark Sedwill is Cabinet secretary and the UK’s national security adviser.
Megan Rapinoe's US national team has made it to the Women's World Cup final.
Ursula von der Leyen
Ursula von der Leyen is likely to be the next president of the European Commission.
Clodagh and Emma - Thanks Dad
Two artists and activists talk light-heartedly about how much their art means to them.
Christopher and Connor - Forging Friendships
PhD students talk about how hard it can be to make friends and what defines friendship.
with Adrian Goldberg
Adrian Goldberg presents the day's main news stories, topical debate and interviews.
To mark the Apollo 11 Moon landing, personal accounts of landmarks in space exploration.
Ainsley Harriott, Petra Velzeboer and Ella Dove