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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
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
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.
The Sunscreen Song: The class of '99
How director Baz Luhrmann’s unusual pop song became a global hit