The latest national and international news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He charts a route up the east coast from Carnoustie to Aberdeen in a search of Scottish sun. Show more
Dr Sam Willis tells how the Victorians found preventative solutions, from rockets that could fire rescue lines to lifejackets, lifeboats and the Plimsoll Line. Show more
Two-part series focusing on Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters. The last four years of the sisters' lives saw war, revolution, imprisonment and murder. Show more
Documentary exploring the story of the lyric-driven French chanson and its greatest artists, including Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour, Juliette Greco, Anna Karina and Jane Birkin Show more
Timeshift documentary about Ladybird books, which once informed people on such diverse subjects as how magnets work and what to look for in winter, but also helped to teach many to read. Show more