The latest national and international news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
Michael Portillo takes the train down the spine of Italy from Rome to Sicily, visiting Naples, the island of Capri and the old hilltop town of Taormina. Show more
A look at a railway line which runs for just 20 miles from Janakpur in Nepal to Jaynagar junction in India, but which is now under threat of closure. Show more
Sona Datta looks at the Mughals, who created the most dazzling empire India has ever seen, from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life. Show more
A look at how making home movies became a cultural phenomenon in Scotland, charting how it took off after WWII as films documented great societal changes. Show more
Series exploring the heritage movement looks at how people like John Betjeman and Dan Cruickshank gave families access to heritage and architecture on television. Show more