How British and US intelligence agencies helped oust Iran’s leader Mohammad Mossadeq.
Lauren Vuong was 7 years old when she and her family fled Vietnam on a small fishing boat.
Mapping the evolution of the toilet; an invention many rely on but prefer not to discuss.
The woman who wielded unparalleled power over the Mughal Empire in 17th century India.
During a visit to the Yn Chrunniaght Festival, Laura Barton lends a close ear to the music of the Isle of Man.
Music writer Laura Barton takes a close listen to the music of Bristol.
Charting the highs and lows of the influential Dutch post-Impressionist painter in the 19th century.
How numbers and counting shaped our world
For decades Anny Shaw's parents Pat and Peter had discussed their wish to be allowed to die together at a time of their choosing when they felt life was no longer enjoyable. They chose to die on 27th October 2015.
How a remote desert town in mali became world famous.
When Saudi Arabia lifted the ban on women entering stadiums to watch live football matches in 2018, 18-year-old student Sarah Algashgari was one of the first in the queue.
Jeremy Bass is one of the few men to have read his own obituary after a case of mistaken identity.
American student Rachel Lloyd and her mum Carolyn set off on what was meant to be a short day hike on New Zealand's North Island. Five days later...
Amanda Foster decided to become a stuntwoman in 1991 after she was an extra on the set of Harrison Ford's film Patriot Games and learned that there were no black female stuntdoubles in the UK.
Omar Mohammed's family have lived in Mosul, Iraq, for five generations. When Islamic State militants took over the ancient city in 2014, Omar started secretly writing a blog to document what was happening in the city he loves.
Dennis Vinar and Karen Lehmann were together as teenagers but when Karen got pregnant at 15 they decided to give their daughter up for adoption.
When Katie Stakolich's mother was involved in a serious car accident in Ghana, Katie was devastated that she couldn't travel from the United States to be by her bedside. But one Ghanaian doctor - Dr Alfred Aidoo - became Katie's final link to her mother.
Dr Adaora Okoli was the only female doctor in Nigeria to survive the ebola outbreak in 2014.
What's it like being the voice of an AI?
Following the South African singer-songwriter as she records her first album.
Sion Jair climbs the fells of the Lake District every day as a way of coping with disappearing memories.