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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.
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 eye 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
30 Animals LIVE
The "nerd-fest" live show. A scorpion and tarantula, biomimicry bingo and animal music!
Aleks Krotoski explores if some our anxieties around AI and automation are cultural.
Finding out how social media helps owners of a Wiltshire business sell lace footwear.
Game On 221019 Ministers, Joysticks, Caring
A voting deadline, a government minister and caring for your haters.
Dippy On Tour - Cardiff
Adam Walton visits National Museum Cardiff to see Dippy, an iconic diplodocus skeleton.