Aviator and aspiring astronaut Wally Funk meets the pioneering women of space travel
Women with the Right Stuff
The Assassination - Part One
Who killed Benazir Bhutto? And why has 10-year investigation failed to find her killers?
Solving Alzheimer's: Fear and Stigma
How fear and lack of understanding of Alzheimer’s is stigmatising those who have it
Africa’s Drone Experiment
Is there a viable case for drone deliveries in East Africa?
France, Algeria and the battle for truth
A widow’s 60 year campaign for the truth about her husband’s death in the Algerian War
The Assassination - Part Two
Who killed Benazir Bhutto? Why has a 10-year investigation failed to find her killers?
Solving Alzheimer's: The Trillion Dollar Disease
How will governments find the money and workers to care for Alzheimer’s sufferers?
Closing Uganda’s Orphanage
Hundreds of illegal orphanages in Uganda, many funded by UK charities, face closure.
Songs from the Depths of Hell
Blessed with a photographic memory Aleksander Kulisiewicz recorded songs of the damned...
Solving Alzheimer's: Living and Dying with Alzheimer's
How best to live and die with dementia and the difficult choices people have to make
Japan's Elderly Crime Wave
Elderly pensioners in Japan commit petty crimes so that they can be sent to prison
The Politics of Mongolian Hip Hop
How Mongolia’s massive hip hop scene is shaping the country’s future
Sweeping the World
Imtiaz Dharker presents a reflective evocation of the broom, in words, sound and music
My Brexit Dilemma
For Adrian Goldberg, Brexit has raised a dilemma: should he get a German passport?
Students die every year on US college campuses because of dangerous “hazing” rituals
The Ballads of Emmett Till
Fourteen year-old Emmett Till was murdered in 1955. His death has resonated ever since
So where are the aliens?
If space aliens are out there…why haven’t we found them?
The Trumped Republicans
Republican insider Ron Christie assesses how Donald Trump has shaken up his own party
Can we fix it? The inside story of match fixing in tennis
The inside story of how players and betting gangs are fixing matches in tennis
George Weah: The footballing president
Is Liberia’s footballing President George Weah achieving his goals?
As the World Sees Britain: Germany and how it sees Britain
Political and cultural figures in Germany on how they and their communities see Britain
Malawi: Life After Death Row
A ground-breaking re-sentencing project has changed the fates of more than 100 inmates
The Miracle of St Anthony's
How an impoverished school achieved amazing success on and off the basketball court
What does life sound like for someone whose hearing has suddenly changed?
Egypt and how it sees Britain
Neil MacGregor explores how other countries see Britain
Empty Spain and the Caravans of Love
How does a lonely, Spanish shepherd find love when single women have left for the city?
We Intend to Cause Havoc
Emmanuel 'Jagari' Chanda, Zambia’s first rock star tells his story and that of Zamrock
Where Are You Going? - Glasgow
One question reveals hidden truths about the lives of strangers around the world
Nigeria and how it sees Britain
Wole Soyinka, Yeni Kuti daughter of Fela Kuti; and Muhammadu Sanusi II on Britain
The Church of Denmark abuse scandal
How a Church of Denmark priest sexually abused children for a decade without detection.
The Slumlords of Nairobi
Anne Soy investigates why there is no business like slum business
Where are you going? - Cardiff
One question reveals hidden truths about the lives of strangers in Cardiff
Canada and how it sees Britain
Denys Arcand, Madeleine Thienand and Chrystia Freeland share their views of Britain
Abandoned in the Amazon
The dangers of flying in the great wilderness of the Brazilian rainforest
Can you murder a robot?
Robots are designed to help us, so why do humans like to hurt them?
Where are you going? - Belfast
In Belfast, strangers are asked where they are going to reveal insights into their lives
India and how it sees Britain
In a series of five programmes, Neil MacGregor explores how other countries see Britain
The crypto factor: the winners and losers in virtual investment
Cryptocurrencies have been around for 10 years, so why are many still dogged by scandal?
Exploring the growing role of robots in education and elderly care in Singapore and Japan
Where are you going? - London
People in London are asked where they are going to reveal hidden truths about their lives
The Romanian Wave
Romanians work right across the UK economy. So why do they get such a bad press?
Unrest in Ukraine’s Little Hungary
Tensions are rising on Ukraine's western border
Not #MeToo, I'm French
Helene Daouphars asks why #MeToo was so controversial in France.
Will China and America go to war?
Will the competition between China and the US inevitably lead to military conflict?
Nepal Fights Foreign Paedophiles
Hunting western paedophiles is a priority for a new police unit in Nepal
Will AI kill development?
Will robotisation prevent poorer countries taking the traditional route to prosperity?
India's forbidden love
How inter-faith and inter-caste marriages are leading to bitter divisions in India
Poland's partisan ghosts
For some in Poland the Cursed Soldiers are national heroes; for others they are murderers
Mark D’Arcy reviews the chaotic past few weeks of debates on Brexit in the UK Parliament
New York City’s pirates of the air
The secretive radio stations that link the Big Apple’s vibrant migrant communities
A deep dive into the life and work of an Indian newspaper
Snooker: Young, cool and Chinese
Stephen Hendry examines the rise in popularity of snooker in China
Restoring Brazil's National Treasure
Can the treasures lost when Brazil's National Museum burnt down be salvaged or replaced?
10, 9, 8, 7
10, 9, 8, 7: The dramatic missions that made the Moon landing possible
South Africa's Born Frees at 25
South Africa 25 years after the 1994 elections that brought Nelson Mandela to power
What the Trump presidency means for America's old European allies
Bangladesh versus Yaba
Thousands of Bangladeshi addicts are hooked on Yaba, a methamphetamine and caffeine mix
Flat 113 at Grenfell Tower
What went wrong in flat 113 at Grenfell Tower? Katie Razzell pieces together the evidence
Dark fibres and the frozen north
If data is the new oil, are data centres the new oil rigs?
The populist curtain: Poland and Hungary
The populists governing European nations along the former Iron Curtain’s route
The British gangs making big money smuggling migrants across the English Channel.
When the things start to talk
An internet of things insider reflects on the implications of ‘things’ that talk
The populist curtain: Austria and Italy
The coalition of centre-right and far-right parties that are running Austria and Italy
Guyana - bracing for the oil boom
South America’s second poorest nation is about to get very rich
Migrants make headlines all the time, but what about those they leave behind?
Slavery's untold story
Tayo Popoola discovers the story of the slaves owned by the Cherokee Indian tribe
Bolivia’s Mennonites, Justice and Renewal
In 2009, Mennonite women in a far-flung Bolivian colony reported mass rape.
Me, the refugee
The story of a 12-year-old girl seeking asylum in a strange county – told from the inside
Beyond Borders: Seeking safety in Canada and Lebanon
How Syrian refugees have found new lives in Canada and Lebanon
Bonus: 13 Minutes to the Moon
Introducing the new podcast about how humans reached the moon. Theme music by Hans Zimmer
Robots on the road
Is a driverless future really just round the corner?
The undercover migrant
The extraordinary story of a young man from Ghana going undercover on the migrant trail
Amar: Alone in the world
Amar was orphaned in an Iraqi bombing so who is the woman claiming he is her son?
Beyond Borders: Seeking safety in Sweden and Germany
The stories of six Syrian refugees across the world, followed over five years
After the boats
What happened to the Nigerian women trafficked to Europe during the migrant crisis?
Sudan’s white-coated uprising
Sudan’s doctors on the frontline. The white-coated men and women who defied a president
Don't hide my son
The Tanzanian mothers forced to hide their children with Down syndrome due to stigma
Turkey’s political football
How has rivalry on the football field reflected the political divisions in Turkey?
Praying for petrol
How Mexico’s illegal petrol trade is creating a new culture through film, song and prayer
Ticket to a new life
Many Pacific Islanders enter New Zealand’s visa lottery. What happens to the winners?
The challenges faced by Native American young people
Morocco’s hash trail to Europe
Growers, smugglers and the police who’d stop them.
Remembering Afghanistan's Elvis
Ahmad Zahir died in 1979 yet his music still unites generations of Afghans
Liyang Liu talks to Chinese school students studying in the UK
Vaccination: The global picture
Why do people hesitate over vaccinations around the world?
Dying from mistrust in Ukraine
How mistrust of vaccine has brought a forgotten disease back to Europe
Training to save the treasures of Iraq
Eight female archaeologists from Mosul travel to London to train with the British Museum
A History of Music and Technology: The Future
Pink Floyd's Nick Mason ends his series by exploring where music technology is heading.
The magic fingers of Rashid Khan
The life behind the magic fingers of Afghan spin bowler Rashid Khan
Marseille: France’s Crumbling City
As its city centre falls apart, Marseille is facing a crisis.
Marching to the coolest beat
Students throw sabers and rifles in the American Sport of the Arts
Training to save the treasures of Iraq - part two
Iraq’s female archaeologists return to Mosul to work on restoring their ancient heritage
Interview with the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama shares his thoughts on President Trump, Brexit, the EU and China
The Superlinguists: The polyglots
Meet the people who speak many languages. How do they do it, and why?
Denmark's Migrant Ghettos
Denmark's immigration policy is among the most controversial in western Europe.
The Superlinguists: How to learn a language
Germany’s climate change frontline
A German forest is disappearing; devoured by a coalmine. Can the trees be saved?
The Dyatlov Pass mystery
How the death of nine Russian students has fuelled conspiracy theories for 60 years
The Superlinguists: Multilingual societies
What is it like to live in a place where you have to speak several languages to get by?
The harrowing story of rape, murder and violence on a Kenyan tea plantation
Music to land on the Moon by
The history of the space race told through music and lyrics