Sarah Dunant explores the fractious history of promises made between rulers and the ruled.
Poison: The Invisible Assassin
Sarah Dunant looks at moments in history when poison has sown fear, doubt and intrigue.
Sleep: A Third of Human History
Sarah Dunant examines sleep as a source of preoccupation and worry throughout history.
Sarah Dunant on historical deadlocks and the ways they were resolved.
The Shame Game
Sarah Dunant delves into the history of shame, this most potent but raw of emotions.
Into the World
Sarah Dunant on the history of travel, how it has enchanted and alarmed us for centuries.
Sarah explores the history of fake history, and its use to justify actions and ideology.
Consider the Walrus: what can history tell us about the climate crisis?
Sarah Dunant looks to the past to help us think about the pressing climate change crisis.
Taking your calls through the night.
Stories from the New Silk Road
Cambodia: New Riches on the Coast
How a new Silk Road connecting transport hubs from Kenya to Kazakhstan is changing lives.
Rhod Sharp with news, interviews and stories from around the world.
Late payments for environmental work on farms, Farm safety partnership, Beef exports to China
Farmers whose environmental payments have been delayed for four years will now be paid.
News and insight from the business world.