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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
Meet the inspirational women on whose shoulders today's female sport stars stand
Looking for love: The Zoroastrian way
Nalini Sivathasan meets young Zoroastrians trying to save their religion from extinction
Uganda's war in the bush
The guerrilla war in Uganda, which led to the current leadership.
Northern Ireland 1969
How the violence of the Northern Ireland Troubles began in August 1969
The violence spreads
Ruth Sanderson looks back at the Scarman testimonies and the violence in Belfast in 1969
Francis Ngannou: Cameroon's MMA champion
Francis Ngannou's odyssey from child labour in a sand quarry to superstardom in the UFC
Moondog: Sound of New York
Singer Huey Morgan celebrates the life and work of blind musician Moondog.
How Communist East Germany tried to influence Africa via radio during the Cold War
Hong Kong: Love in a divided city
How have the protests affected the married lives between Hong Kong and mainland Chinese?
The Malawi tapes
Preserving the treasure trove of traditional harmonies, rhythms and instruments of Malawi
Huang built China’s first 'privatised city'. Is it utopia or his personal fiefdom?
Schubert’s B-Flat Piano Sonata D960
How Schubert's B-Flat Piano Sonata D960 has shaped the lives of three remarkable pianists
God Only Knows by The Beach Boys
How The Beach Boys iconic song helped people discover what it means to be in love
Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
How Amy Winehouse's song to tragic love, addiction and loss, inspired a generation
British music’s Caribbean roots
The colourful roots of how British black music has entered the mainstream
Giving peace a chance
Francine Jones returns to the scene of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1969 bed in for peace.
The digital election: How social media is reshaping UK democracy
US political media expert Travis Ridout assesses efforts to influence UK voters.
My Big Korean-Iranian Wedding
What happens when an Iranian marries a South Korean and their families meet?
The Secret History of GCHQ
How Scarborough saved the world
GCHQ's Scarborough station and its role in WW2, the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis
From Bude to Berlin
GCHQ's listening station at Bude, its hidden past and how it was forced out into the open