David Bowie’s album Lets Dance turned out to be a huge commercial success – his best seller. It was produced by Nile Rodgers, one of the founders of the disco group, Chic. […]
Ghana’s capital Accra has a reputation for pollution, but it is trying to turn this to its advantage – recycling human waste into cooking fuel.
Heroin deaths in England and Wales have gone up by two thirds in the last two years. The drug has become cheaper and more easily available, it’s purer than it used to […]
For the first time in six years, the BBC has been given rare access to report from inside Iran. Our correspondent in Tehran, Kim Ghattas, considers the gap between conservative Iran and […]
The Chinese President Xi Jinping is arriving for a state visit to Britain on Monday. The government will be trying to build on trading links established during the Chancellor’s recent visit to […]
There have been spectacular displays of pageantry in North Korea over the weekend, marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers Party. The BBC and other media organisations have been given rare […]
Watch the promo for the new Sherlock Special airing on BBC One October 7.
The artist Ben Johnson has painted every building on the Liverpool skyline in one picture. He painted all 30,000 tiles of the Dome of the Rock, each with seven layers of paint. […]
A preview to tonight’s playout – one from the vaults – Jeremy Corbyn, newly elected MP for Islington North, gets some grief for his dress sense, and hands some out too. We’re […]
Zane meets legendary music producer Rick Rubin, one of the most important musical figures of all time. Facilities courtesy of Amos Clarke & Eric Lynn. Produced by Lee Edmenson. Rick Rubin has […]