Why do asylum-seeking children in Sweden withdraw from the world & how can they recover?
Sweden’s Child Migrant Mystery
Why do asylum-seeking children in Sweden withdraw from the world & how can they recover?
Training to save the treasures of Iraq
Eight female archaeologists from Mosul travel to London to train with the British Museum
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
A celebration of the life and music of Zimbabwe’s Oliver Mtukudzi
Music to land on the Moon by
The history of the space race told through music and lyrics
The Superlinguists: Monolingual societies
Is there even something sinister and oppressive to the idea of monolingualism?
The Spy in Your Pocket
How sophisticated spy-ware can be used to track our everyday activities. Who's watching?
When Africa meets China
Linda Yueh uncovers the trend of Africans moving to live in China
The spy of Raspberry Falls
A former CIA officer begins 20 years in prison for selling secrets to the Chinese
America's Hospital Emergency
A small town goes on life-support after its lone hospital closes
Black girls don't swim
Does maintaining good hair stop black girls from getting into the water?
Genoa's Broken Bridge
An icon of Italian design; a centrepiece of a community; a tragedy waiting to happen?
Her Story 1: Vaira Viķe-Freiberga, the first female president of Latvia
Vaira Viķe-Freiberga became president of Latvia in 1999 and re-elected in 2003
Peterloo: The massacre that changed Britain
On 16 August 1819, troops charged the crowds in St Peter's Field in Manchester
Barbuda: Storms, recovery and ‘land grabs’
Who will shape the future of the hurricane-hit, tropical isle of Barbuda?
Her Story 2: Betty Bigombe, Ugandan peace negotiator
Betty Bigombe spent much of her career trying to negotiate peace with warlord Joseph Kony
Afghan Star 1: A TV talent show
The TV talent show at the forefront of the continuing struggle in Afghanistan
Romania's killer roads
Can one man's campaign for motorways in Romania make a difference and save lives?
My very extended family
When Julia discovers she has more than twenty siblings, she must redefine her family
Maria Ressa: The Filipino-American journalist combating fake news
As a critic of President Duterte, her arrest this year was seen as politically motivated.
Afghan Star 2: Music, tradition and the Taliban
Talent show finalist Zahra Elham and the musicians defying the Taliban
Why Woodstock still matters
On its 50th anniversary, we explore the social impact of the legendary Woodstock Festival
Lethal Force in Rio’s Favelas
Brazil’s party capital, Rio de Janeiro, is witnessing a killing spree.
Museum of Lost Objects: The fire that scorched Brazil’s history
Inside the ruin of Brazil’s National Museum – and the struggle to revive it
Michelle Bachelet: Chile's first female president
How Michelle Bachelet rose to be the first woman to serve as president of Chile
Detours 1: Doctor Fake News
Medical student Elena ran out of money, so she started writing fake stories for cash
Detours 2: Where the homeless elephants go
Wild elephants surround a village in Assam, India. And they’re hungry
Detours 3: Eighteen Greeks a week
Dead bodies travel along mountain passes for cremation in another country
Detours 4: Imran is stateless
Imran fled violence in Myanmar – now he is in detention in Papua New Guinea
Detours 5: The last cola in the desert
A Costa Rican city is an unexpected home for people in search of a better life in the US
Marawi: The story of the Philippines’ Lost City
The Philippine city that was besieged by Islamic State supporters
Robert Mugabe: A life
Audrey Brown looks back at the life of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe
What does life sound like for someone whose hearing has suddenly changed?
Colombia’s kamikaze cyclists
Precipitous mountain roads, specially-modified bikes, and deadly consequences.
Living with leprosy
Aleks Krotoski on the history of leprosy and its stigma.
The bitter song of the hazelnut
Long hours, little pay, for the workers who pick Turkey's hazelnuts.
World War Two: The economic battle
How the countries involved in WW2 fought to feed their people and fund their armies
The imam and the artist
Searching for justice for South Africa’s Imam Abdullah Haron who spoke against apartheid
Chile’s Stolen Babies
A Chilean man - adopted at birth - searches for the mother forced to give him up
America's child brides
In America children can get married legally in most states. Jane O'Brien investigates
How to buy your own country
The winners and losers from the booming global citizenship trade
Undercover with the clerics: Iraq’s secret sex trade
The clerics facilitating so-called ‘pleasure marriages’ in return for payment
Passport to paradise
In Vanuatu, a tiny Pacific Island Nation, a controversial passport scheme is a concern
Translating for mum and dad
Meet the children who help their immigrant parents navigate life in the UK by translating
Nigeria: sex for grades
University professors sexually harassing and blackmailing female students in Nigeria
Cuba's digital revolution
Cubans are getting online – so how is the internet transforming this communist country?
Meet the inspirational supersisters on whose shoulders today's female sport stars stand
My personal history of sormeh
Black eyeliner is more than just make-up. It's a symbol of the power of Persian women
The Gospel of Wealth
Gordon Brown meets billionaires inspired by the great philanthropist Andrew Carnegie
Argentina’s ‘white gold’ rush
Are lithium-powered electric vehicles as ‘green’ as we think they are?
Looking for love: The Zoroastrian way
Nalini Sivathasan meets young Zoroastrians trying to save their religion from extinction
Northern Ireland 1969: Battle lines
How the violence of the Northern Ireland Troubles began in August 1969
Being black in Italy
Meet the black Italians fighting to claim their place in a nation that’s still very white
Uganda's war in the bush
How the guerrilla war in Uganda led to the current leadership
Northern Ireland 1969: The violence spreads
Ruth Sanderson looks back at the Scarman testimonies and the violence in Belfast in 1969
The Zogos of Liberia
Inside the lives of Liberia’s forgotten child soldiers
Cameroon's MMA champion
Francis Ngannou's odyssey from child labour in a sand quarry to superstardom in the UFC
Moondog: Sound of New York
Huey Morgan celebrates the life and work of blind musician Moondog
Albania’s Iranian guests
Who are Albania’s Iranian guests?
How Communist East Germany tried to influence Africa via radio during the Cold War
Hong Kong: Love in a divided city
How have the protests affected the married lives between Hong Kong and mainland Chinese?
Sierra Leone: The price of going home
What happens to migrants who give up trying to reach Europe – and go home as failures?
Russian women fight back
Domestic violence is endemic and often deadly in Russia but some women are fighting back
The Malawi tapes
Preserving the treasure trove of traditional harmonies, rhythms and instruments of Malawi
Huang built China’s first 'privatised city'. Is it utopia or his personal fiefdom?
The man who laughed at al-Qaeda
Remembering Raed Fares the Radio Fresh FM founder who fought hatred with humour in Syria.
Giving peace a chance
John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in for peace protest and the people who witnessed it
How Scarborough saved the world
GCHQ's Scarborough station and its role in WW2, the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Sri Lanka: The new climate of fear
Muslims in Sri Lanka are deciding whether to stay or leave amidst a new climate of fear
The digital election: How social media is reshaping UK democracy
US political media expert Travis Ridout assesses efforts to influence UK voters
My Big Korean-Iranian Wedding
What happens when an Iranian marries a South Korean and their families meet?
From Bude to Berlin
GCHQ's listening station at Bude, its hidden past and how it was forced out into the open
A fight for light in Lebanon
How a corrupt system condemns Lebanese to the misery of constant power-cuts
Judy Garland: The final rainbow
The story of Judy Garland's last concerts in London at the Talk of The Town nightclub
The Rainbow Railroad
A Canadian organisation is helping LGBT people escape persecution via a secret network.
Romania’s revolution 30 years on
How has Romania moved on from its totalitarian past?
County lines: Girl drug runners in the UK
The story of girls trapped in the violent world of cross-country drugs gangs in the UK
Living with Star Wars
How Star Wars changed the cinematic universe in 1977
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Razia Iqbal speaks to US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ii: The greenest town in Europe
The town of Ii in northern Finland is a green trailblazer
Iceland: The great thaw
Iceland's glaciers are melting and scientists predict they could be gone in 200 years.
Time has chosen us
The Soviet War in Afghanistan told through its teenage soldiers and their music
Hey Sisters, Sew Sisters
The seamstresses who sewed soft goods components for space craft and space suits
Disappeared in Thailand
A grisly discovery in a murder investigation in Thailand may lead to significant change
The world turned upside down
What will the end of the world’s dependence on oil mean for geopolitics?
Trans in Japan
The controversial laws over how people can change gender in Japan
Belarus: The wild world of Chernobyl
'We lived with wolves' says 90-year-old Galina - a witness to life before Chernobyl
Germany: Justice and memory
How has Germany tried to come to terms with the legacy of its Nazi past?
The Coffin Club
Meet the New Zealanders making an art-form out of coffin creation
Ayahuasca: Fear and healing in the Amazon
Psychedelic plants, the spiritual tourism backlash - and sexual abuse