In Paris citizens vote on how to spend the city’s budget. Is this a model to follow? Read more
My Perfect City
Participatory budgeting: Paris, France
In Paris citizens vote on how to spend the city’s budget. Is this a model to follow?
Knife crime: Glasgow, Scotland
How Glasgow, which has one of the highest murder rates in Europe, is tackling knife crime
Medellin, Colombia: Slums and urban regeneration
The visionary project that transformed the violent barrios of Colombia's second city
My Perfect City: Oslo
What can Oslo – the European Green Capital of 2019 – offer to the perfect city?
The Cold War Legacy
The Cold War Legacy: Czechoslovakia
What do new generations of Czechs feel about the future as well as the communist past?
The Cold War Legacy: Brazil
Jair Bolsonaro has vowed to wipe the reds off the map. Is Brazil reliving the Cold War?
The Cold War Legacy: Indonesia
In 1965, some half a million people died in military-led killings of suspected communists
The Cold War Legacy: India
How is India navigating international relations today?
The Cold War Legacy: Angola
What will it take for Angola to be truly free of the legacy of Africa’s Cold War?
The Kids are Alright
The Kids are Alright: Environment
How Stella Bowles' school project and persistence led to a clean-up of her local river
The Kids are Alright: Opportunity
The 18-year-old student who built a school and a 15-year-old Silicon Valley entrepreneur
The Kids are Alright: Tackling violence
Teenagers inspired to try and make a difference in the world around them.
My Perfect Country - Making a Difference
Fi Glover works with students at Massachusetts University on solutions to global problems
Chinese Dreams: The preview
As China grows richer and more powerful, how is its impact felt around the world?
Chinese Dreams: Australia
Is China interfering in Australian politics?
Chinese Dreams: Indonesia
Will China's rise help Chinese-Indonesians or encourage more discrimination and envy?
Chinese Dreams: Canada
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou in Canada sparks a geopolitical crisis
Chinese Dreams: Kenya
How is China’s growing role in Kenya’s media scene changing perceptions of China?
Chinese Dreams: India
Where is the complicated relationship between India and China heading?
Mexico City: Women
Mexican women are calling on authorities to do more to combat the high rates of femicide
Mexico City: Men
As the MeToo movement gains momentum in Mexico City how do the men see gender equality?
Gender is a fraught political issue in Poland and many women are feeling challenged
Poland: Men and gender relations
What men in Poland are really thinking about the pivotal point for gender relations
Changing World, Changing Bodies
How modern life is changing our feet
What modern living is doing to our feet and why our trainers may not be the best for them
How modern life is changing our backs
How modern life has promoted back pain and why it is the number one cause of disability
How modern living is changing our faces
How our faces are evolving from jaws that are shorter to our teeth and eyes
How modern life affects our sleep
How do we get a good nights sleep in an increasingly noisy world?
Is height all in the mind?
Professor Cregan-Reid explores why people have grown so fast in the 20th Century
What is the secret to a longer life?
Five communities consistently outlive the rest of the planet boasting members aged 100+
The Future of Free Speech
Courts and the right to free speech
Robin Lustig explores the threats to and opportunities for the right to free speech
Freedom of speech in universities: Who draws the line?