Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:42:20 GMTA couple who struggled for years to get the braces their disabled child needed to sit in a chair have found a way to make them in hours rather than months.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:08:23 GMTWhat happens when your name is perfectly reasonable in your home country, but raises a sympathetic smile when you're abroad?
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 02:17:26 GMTIt was the place to be in 19th Century Paris - the city's most successful political and literary salon. And it was run by a remarkable Englishwoman.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:42:21 GMTThe murder of Neil Heywood in China in 2011 brought one to an end the career of one top Chinese politician - and allowed another, Xi Jinping, to amass huge personal power.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:22:21 GMTOne of the few people with any insight into the puzzle behind the man's death was Maureen Toogood.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 01:13:50 GMTMama Yuli is the leader and protector of Indonesia's transgender Waria, at a time when Islamic vigilantes make leadership more crucial than ever.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:09:19 GMTWhat would you do if your child was a heroin addict suffering from acute withdrawal symptoms?
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:38:57 GMTThe story of window cleaner Alcides Moreno who survived a 47-storey fall from a New York skyscraper
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 01:18:40 GMTSheila Ferguson joined a group of celebrities in Kerala to see what it would be like to retire there.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 01:56:07 GMTKeith Collard's wife and daughter were determined that his post-combat trauma wouldn't destroy them as a family.
Sun, 05 Mar 2017 01:05:13 GMTThe BBC's Andrew Harding on the ups and downs of looking after domestic animals when you're posted around the world.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:49:53 GMTThe powerful lure of smartphones has created a heads-down culture in many public places. John Mervin in New York came across someone who just might benefit from a little digital detox.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:27:04 GMTTrudy and Barclay Patoir met when mixed-race relationships were still taboo. More than 70 years later they reveal the obstacles they overcame.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:26:59 GMTThe Brexit debate in the UK is focusing on the rights of EU migrants in the country, among them about 300,000 Germans. But how are the 100,000 Brits in Germany feeling?
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:23:47 GMTIf you see the F-word spelled out with all four letters, are you more offended than when you read F with asterisks? And if so, why?
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:43:08 GMTIn the Soviet Union rare individuals campaigned for human rights at great personal expense. One was psychiatrist Semyon Gluzman, who now sees a bright future for his new country, Ukraine.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:04:08 GMTHonour crime campaigner Jasvinder Sanghera recounts her blighted childhood and her fight for change.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:04:12 GMTThe remarkable double life of undercover agent Jack Barsky who lived the American dream at the KGB's expense.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:25:24 GMTThe average price of an item at Nifties in Dover is 60p.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:00:17 GMTIn 1972, President Nixon became the first president to visit China in 22 years. Winston Lord was there
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:33:27 GMTWhen he was still a child Jeremiah Hill shot a man in Florida, killing him.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:11:17 GMTWhen their twins were diagnosed with a fatal illness Chris and Hugh Hempel developed a new medicine.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:45:23 GMTPioneering photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii developed innovative techniques to capture parts of the Russian Empire in colour for the first time.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:53:20 GMTAaron salvages plane wrecks. Danielle runs a daycare. But their main love is running a goat farm as a family.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 01:21:52 GMTInside the camp where Middle Englanders and eco-warriors have united against plans to drill for oil.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:48:38 GMTMax Spiers's death led to rumours about aliens and a satanic cult but how did he really die?
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:02:27 GMTInvestigating the final days of Max Spiers, a British conspiracy theorist who dies in Poland.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:45:17 GMTIn 1956, five US Christian missionaries flew into the Amazon hoping to convert the remote Huaorani tribesmen to Christianity. Days later they were murdered in a brutal attack.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:24:44 GMTTeddy Kalanda Harrison and his brother Billy spoke to Witness about their song that became a global hit
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:08:53 GMTA weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 02:02:03 GMTMatthew Perry once beat up Justin Trudeau, and more news nuggets.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:59:11 GMTFind out what's buzzing in the social media world today.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:41:55 GMTA number of young Russians are making names for themselves by posting videos of life-threatening stunts online.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:11:56 GMTOfficials warn a historic site may have to close because visitors keep removing its crystals.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:55:23 GMTAgriculture ministry hopes the initiative will stop people buying fatty imported meat.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:50:11 GMTA leading US political scientists thinks Donald Trump is president because his name came first on the ballot in some critical swing states.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:24:33 GMTEastern Airlines Flight 980 crashed into a mountain in Bolivia in 1985. Dan Futrell and Isaac Stoner spent an unusual holiday trying to work out why.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:06:41 GMTIt's a delicious structure consisting of sponge, chocolate and orange jelly. But is a Jaffa Cake actually a biscuit? And what can it teach us about philosophy?
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:32:58 GMTHeathrow's third runway could involve planes taking off from a "ramp" over a motorway. How would this work, asks Harry Low.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:49:39 GMTA gorilla that escaped its enclosure at London Zoo drank five litres of blackcurrant squash before being tranquillised. What impact would this have had?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:50:12 GMTA man has been bitten by a spider on the penis for a second time. Which part of the body do you most want to avoid getting bitten or stung?