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The mother choosing to love her 'enemy'
A mother who stepped into the world of her son's killer to stop further acts of violence
My family are sex workers - education saved me
Eliska Tanzer grew up illiterate in a family of sex workers, but defied all expectations
The rapper who woke up deaf
Dutch rapper Sor was on the brink of stardom when he suddenly lost his hearing.
My father was killed by 'Prime Evil'
Candice Mama forgave her father’s killer, notorious apartheid murderer Eugene de Kock.
‘My heart goes out to the mums’
The mum who’s found compassion for the mothers of murderers after her own family tragedy
Nigeria’s rebel artist families
Outlook is in Lagos with rebel artists Wole Soyinka, Femi Kuti, and Afrobeats star Falz.
Lagos road trip challenge
One day, four extraordinary individuals, nine hours of Lagos traffic
Killing on campus: Nigeria's criminal fraternities
How Nigeria's university fraternities morphed into violent criminal gangs
The Superheroes of Lagos
In Lagos, Nigeria young cartoonists are creating a new kind of superhero.
Photographing firefighters on the streets of Lagos
Akintunde Akinleye has won awards for his photographs of pipeline explosions in Lagos.
The prison escape and the wooden keys
Anti-apartheid activist Tim Jenkin's remarkable escape from a South African prison
From child bride to literary sensation
Indian writer Baby Halder overcame difficult circumstances to become a global best-seller
Signing to save lives in the Australian bushfires
Sean Sweeney interprets major emergency announcements into sign language
Thai cave doctor: 'I feared I'd killed them'
Richard Harris anaesthetised the trapped boys believing they had no chance of survival
The choir without vocal cords
The Belgian chorister turned doctor who conducts a choir for people without vocal cords
Befriending a princess - and helping her escape
In 2018, Tiina Jauhianen agreed to help her close friend Sheikha Latifa escape from Dubai
Akram Khan: from curry to choreography
Celebrated dancer Akram Khan’s first stage was his family's Indian restaurant
Bringing music to people in pain
BBC Inspirations 2018 nominee Jorge Bergero plays between concert halls and care homes
Once upon a time in Wakaliwood
BBC Inspirations 2016 nominee Isaac Nabwana is known as 'Uganda's Tarantino'
A Syrian love story that started with a resume
The social media call out for CV advice that resulted in an online wedding
'I stopped talking - but then I found music'
Music writer Pete Paphides developed selective mutism as a child
'I fight hate with a pocketbook of peace'
Kia Scherr lost her husband and child in the 2008 Mumbai attacks - she grieved with love
Radio in Italy's coronavirus red zone
83-year-old Pino Pagani is a radio presenter in the virus-hit town of Codogno
My love letter ticket out of Venezuela
José Gregorio Márquez won a love letter contest - with a letter to his neighbourhood
The violin maker's salvation
Hans Benning found love through his work repairing the world's most priceless instruments
How to thrive in isolation
These scientists cut themselves off from society to carry out research
My close encounters with Escobar’s hippos
Jonathan Shurin studies the ecological effects of hippos once owned by the drug lord
Crowns and controversy at Miss World 1970
Jennifer Hosten became the first black Miss World at a particularly historical ceremony
I fled North Korea for playing the wrong song
Pianist Kim Cheol-woong defected from North Korea after playing a western song
How I turn prisoners into violin virtuosos
Tito Quiroz found himself in a tough Mexican prison, tasked with teaching music lessons
My life as a frontline doctor in Afghanistan
Marzia Salam Yaftali on dealing with the Taliban, misogyny and the threat of coronavirus