How best to live and die with dementia and the difficult choices people have to make
Living and Dying with Alzheimer’s
The Beatles' Final Concert
How a short 'rooftop concert' on 30 January 1969 became The Beatles' last public gig
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?
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
George Weah: The footballing president
Is Liberia’s footballing President George Weah achieving his goals?
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?
The Slumlords of Nairobi
The landlords of Kibera who own hundreds of shacks and make massive tax-free profits
Can you murder a robot?
Robots are designed to help us, so why do humans like to hurt them?
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
Egypt and how it sees Britain
In a series of five programmes, Neil MacGregor explores how other countries see Britain.
Nigeria and how it sees Britain
Neil MacGregor travels to Nigeria to explore how other countries see Britain
Canada and how it sees Britain
Denys Arcand, Madeleine Thienand and Chrystia Freeland share their views of Britain
India and how it sees Britain
Exploring the growing role of robots in education and elderly care in Singapore and Japan.
The Romanian Wave
Romanians work right across the UK economy. So why do they get such a bad press?
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?
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
Mark D’Arcy reviews the chaotic past few weeks of debates on Brexit in the UK Parliament.
A deep dive into the life and work of an Indian newspaper.
Snooker: Young, cool and Chinese
Champion Stephen Hendry examines the rise in popularity of snooker in China.
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.
Flat 113 at Grenfell Tower
What went wrong in flat 113 at Grenfell Tower? Katie Razzall pieces together the evidence.
Dark fibres and the frozen north
If data is the new oil, are data centres the new oil rigs?
When the things start to talk
An internet of things insider reflects on the implications of ‘things’ that talk
The Populist Curtain
The Populist Curtain: Poland and Hungary
The populists governing European nations along the former Iron Curtain’s route
The Populist Curtain: Austria and Italy
The coalition of centre-right and far-right parties that are running Austria and Italy
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.
Me, the refugee
The story of a 12-year-old girl seeking asylum in a strange county – told from the inside
Robots on the road
Are robots about to take over our roads?
Amar: Alone in the world
Amar was orphaned in an Iraqi bombing so who is the woman claiming he is her son?
How Syrian refugees have found new lives in Canada and Lebanon
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?
Don't hide my son
A mother asks why barely anyone in Tanzania knows about Down syndrome
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
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.
Catch 22, Recycling fashion, Fred D'Aguiar, Wu Mali
Anne McElvoy watches George Clooney in Catch-22 on TV and looks at recycling fashion.
Comrades in Arms
Tom Smith on the East German Military's fascination with its soldiers' sexuality
US Federal Reserve opens door to interest rate cut
The Federal Reserve left rates on hold for now.