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Coronavirus: Domestic abuse - ‘You’re with each other 24/7'

The Domestic Abuse Helpline took more than 40,000 calls during the first three months of lockdown, we explore the reality of domestic abuse when confined to your home. Details...

The 'real' threat to Russia’s former doping mastermind

The ex-mastermind of Russian sports doping, Grigory Rodchenkov, now only appears in disguise. Matt Majendie explains why. Details...

'Bay of Piglets': A 'bizarre' plot to capture a president

How did exiled Venezuelans and former US Special Forces end up joining what looked from the outset like a suicide mission?  Details...

‘Don’t come back, they’ll kill you for being gay’

When Mohamed was caught with his boyfriend he had to flee Somaliland, where homosexuality is illegal. Details...

Rupert Murdoch: How his comeback changed world politics

After the phone-hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch's involvement in the US elections and the Brexit vote will see political relevance return. Details...

Iraq War: 'I am here today because another man died'

A photographer's decision to capture an image during the Iraq War changed not only his life - but the lives of the marines with him. Details...

The dying teenager who wanted world peace (and love)

An American teen with cancer went to Moscow in 1988 hoping to meet Gorbachev and rid the world of nukes. Details...

Coronavirus and teachers: The forgotten school key workers

Some BAME teachers in the UK feel forgotten from government advice when returning to work, so have created their own guidance. Details...

Alternative medicine and thermography: Sean’s cancer story

Journalist Layla Wright followed the journey that ultimately cost Sean his life Details...

The people who think coronavirus is caused by 5G

The idea that 5G could have health implications isn't new. But conspiracy theories linking 5G with Covid-19 went viral during lockdown. Details...

Iraq war: 'We are systematically programmed to kill'

'I looked at myself inside and I said: "I don’t know if I have what it takes to do this."' Details...

Virtual drama classes providing a lifeline for asylum seekers

The young asylum seekers using music and drama to beat isolation during the pandemic. Details...

‘The trial was worse than the rape’

‘Joanne’ says she was raped by a taxi driver after a night out with friends. She says the court case was the most devastating part of all. Details...

Coronavirus lockdown: Trauma therapy for London's homeless

Even though she can't meet them face-to-face, Katherine is still supporting her homeless clients. Details...

Glastonbury: The community spirit behind the festival town

With 2020's Glastonbury Festival cancelled, what better time to take a look at the real Glastonbury town the festival takes its name from and the people who live there. Details...

Coronavirus: University freshers ‘robbed of experience’

Exploring the impact of the abrupt end to university for three first year students Details...

Coronavirus: Women denied abortions because of the pandemic

Women across Europe are struggling to get abortions because of the pandemic. Details...

Father's day: These black dads share their experiences

A group of fathers answer questions from step-mums and birth mums by the woman who runs a group for blended families. Details...

Coronavirus and how to beat it on the sausage frontline

Since the pandemic started, this company has been feeding sausages to the nation while keeping Covid-19 at bay. How? Details...

Life After Death: How I coped becoming a widower

Mark and Marco explain what their lives have been like since losing their partners. Details...

Killer Kicks: the secret in your trainers

The trainer industry now accounts for almost half of global footwear sales. Details...

How the super-rich spent lockdown

Luxury Bunkers and Private Islands: How the super-rich spent lockdown Details...

Coronavirus: Photos charting mental health in lockdown

How photographer Suzie Larke carried on photographing struggles with mental wellbeing. Details...

Whitney turned away from crime by discovering boxing

Whitney was jailed when she was 19 after breaching the rules of her probation. She has ten convictions to her name. Details...

Coronavirus: Huntington's care in lockdown

Danielle's mum Lisa is in the final stage of Huntington's and needs full-time care. Details...

Sex, Disability, and Sex and Disability

Disability and sex is a topic around which there are a lot of misconceptions, but what do disabled people think when people get awkward talking about sex with them? Details...

Abood Hamam: 'A picture can kill you or save your life'

For years Abood Hamam sent war photos out of Syria anonymously. Now he's using his name, and urging exiles to return. Details...

'I was found as a baby wrapped in my mum's coat – but who am I?'

For 70 years Tony May knew nothing about where he came from, except that he'd been left on the bank of the Thames. Details...

Christopher Kapessa: A mum’s fight for justice for her son

Evidence shows the teen was pushed into a river and died - so why hasn't the suspect been prosecuted? Details...

Letters of love: 'Our father wrote every day as he waited to be sent to Auschwitz'

Daniele Israel's daily letters to his family from jail in Trieste paint a moving portrait of a family shattered by the Holocaust. Details...

'I left her as a baby - 16 years later she saved my life'

When Matjames Metson hit rock bottom after Hurricane Katrina, it was the daughter he hadn't seen for 16 years who turned his life around. Details...

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: The rise and fall of the five stages of grief

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's stages of grief are now rarely taught in a medical setting but live on in management. Details...

'My 30-year struggle with racism in the Metropolitan police'

Former senior police officer Shabnam Chaudhri says she was unfairly treated, because of her ethnicity. Details...

Gorton youth zone: 'It will make people proud to live here again'

Kids can get into trouble if there’s nothing to do - could a new £6.6m centre be about to change that? Details...

'Talking to my white friend about race - for the first time'

The Black Lives Matter protests that followed George Floyd's killing led one of Patrick George's white friends to ask him a question. Details...

'How George Floyd's death changed my Chinese students'

Some students at Jasmine Cochran's school in China found it hard to trust a black teacher. George Floyd's death made a huge difference. Details...

'The love letter to my neighbourhood that helped me flee my country'

José Gregorio Márquez was ashamed of the place he grew up, but he came to love it before leaving it forever. Details...

What's the best thing to do with unwanted statues?

What is the best thing to do with unwanted statues - and is it an option to leave a divisive statue standing? Details...

Coronavirus: Tales from the key worker sharp end

During the pandemic, the UK has relied on an army of low-waged key workers. Their diaries reveal the sacrifices they have made. Details...

Glastonbury fence-jumpers: 'It was girls underneath, boys over the top!'

There was a golden age of breaking into Glastonbury. It's now over but some still manage it. Details...

Raised in the UK - barred from university

Many immigrant teens grow up feeling "British", only to find that they aren't - and cannot legally work or study. Details...

'After mum died, no-one talked about her for 15 years'

Iain Cunningham always knew his birth had something to do with his mum's death when he was three. Details...

The blogger who hit back against a hammer-wielding Russian ‘assassin’

Tumso Abdurakhmanov says Russia's security service must have helped Chechens plan an attempt to assassinate him. Details...

Neo-Nazi militant group grooms teenagers

BBC One's Panorama reveals covert recordings of teenagers being groomed by a neo-Nazi militant group. Details...

The 94-year-old fighting for re-election after 49 years as mayor

Fifty years in public office has not dampened André Trigano's desire to be mayor of Pamiers, France. Details...

Atatiana Jefferson: 'Why I will no longer call the police'

When James Smith called police to check his neighbour was OK, she ended up dead. Never again, he says. Details...

A cluster of islands: How Shetland locked down early and stopped the virus in its tracks

Shetland was one of the UK areas worst hit by Covid-19 - now there have been no new cases for six weeks. How did they do it? Details...

Ultra-Orthodox and trans: 'I prayed to God to make me a girl'

Growing up as a Hasidic Jew, Abby Stein had no idea trans people existed - she just felt sure she was a girl. Details...

Life and struggle after YouTube fame

Dax was one of YouTube's first stars, but 13 years later, few people remember his name. Can a vlogging legend seize glory again? Details...

Ellie and Nele: From she to he - and back to she again

When two trans men fell in love they began to have second thoughts about their gender. Details...



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