The latest national and international news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
In Scotland, Tim and Shane take on Rattray Head in the face of a huge storm, visit the towns of Peterhead, Eyemouth and Stonehaven and fall in love with Banff. Show more
Historian Amanda Vickery reveals how the 18th century home was constantly under threat. How did the Georgians make their houses havens of safety and security? Show more
Richard Hammond investigates the crucial role temperature plays in all weather. He builds a dust storm to discover how Saharan sand reaches the UK. Show more
Gabriel Weston explores the history and development of forensic science. The first episode looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case. Show more
Documentary celebrating the golden age of air travel when, in the 1920s and 1930s, Britain ruled the skies, and style and glamour were a passport to adventure. Show more
Marine biologist Monty Halls travels to Cadgwith on the south coast of Cornwall to live and work as a fisherman, to find out what's involved in getting seafood onto our plates. Show more
Jim Al-Khalili tells how the first 'natural philosophers' began to unlock electricity's mysteries, studying its curious link to life and building instruments to create it. Show more