Karen Edwards on the anguish she felt after the murder of her daughter Becky. Read more
I brought my daughter’s killer down
Karen Edwards on the anguish she felt after the murder of her daughter Becky.
The making of a disco star
Marcia Barrett was a lead singer of the chart-conquering disco band, Boney M
I knocked out sexism in British boxing
Jane Couch fought both in the ring and in court to make women’s boxing legal in Britain.
The black woman who cared for a Klansman
The temping job that took a young African-American woman into the home of a KKK member
Discovering my dad was a music superstar
Anoushka Shankar found out that her father was Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar.
How the world's fastest man learned to walk again
US Olympic champion Michael Johnson had to learn to walk again following a stroke.
The Canadian cop who uncovered a police scandal
When a First Nations teenager was found frozen to death Ernie Louttit wanted answers
The star student with an agonising secret
Dan-el Padilla Peralta went from an undocumented US immigrant to a Princeton professor.
How I ended up marrying 'my mother'
A gay couple from California technically became mother and daughter as a legal workaround
How a stage-fight nearly ended my acting career
Actor Conor Madden suffered a brain injury when a stage-fight went wrong.
I survived Joseph Kony - I want my children back
Nakout Sylvia was abducted and held as a sex slave by the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Flying my South African flag at the top of Everest
Saray Khumalo on what it took to become the first black African woman to summit Everest
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 his hearing began to deteriorate.
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
Inside the Nigerian university fraternities that morphed into violent criminal gangs
The Superheroes of Lagos
From comic book characters to real-life firefighters, we meet the superheroes of Lagos.
The choir without vocal cords, part one
The Belgian chorister turned doctor who conducts a choir for people without vocal cords.
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 - part two
The Belgian chorister turned doctor who conducts a choir for people without vocal cords
The search for the world's unsung heroes is on
We want your help to find the world's most inspiring people
'I look good - so they don't believe I have HIV'
BBC Inspirations 2018 winner Livey Van Wyk fights the stigma of HIV in Namibia
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'