The Documentary

The Documentary

Por BBC
En BBC World Service

A year of Covid

In March 2020 the UK was gearing up to face the Covid-19 pandemic. Cases were increasing rapidly and by the end of...

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Facebook's global power and influence

After a series of damaging scandals, many critics believe the social media giant has become too powerful and should...

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Coronavirus: Venezuela's hospitals

Venezuela’s hospitals are dealing with a pandemic at a time when the country is already in an economic crisis....

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Kenya’s unhappy doctors and nurses

All over the world, frontline health workers have paid the ultimate price during the coronavirus pandemic. But in...

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I am Robert Chelsea

Robert Chelsea suffered horrific burns after his stationary car was hit by a truck with a drunk driver at the wheel,...

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How the Irish shaped Britain

With migration, integration and assimilation dominating much public debate, Fergal Keane explores the profound...

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Covid-19: The cost of keeping schools closed during a pandemic

With thousands of schools still closed around the world, there are increasingly urgent warnings about the impact this...

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Coronavirus: Living in a refugee camp

Tasneem recently graduated from university. Like everyone else, her future is on hold because of coronavirus. But for...

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Drug-free in Norway?

Can Norwegians with psychosis benefit from radical, drug-free treatment? In a challenge to the foundations of western...

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Inside the brain of Jeff Bezos

David Baker reveals the thinking and the values that made Jeff Bezos the richest man on the planet, and Amazon the...

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World Wide Waves: The sounds of community radio

We may think we live in a digital age, but only half the world is currently online. Across the globe, small radio...

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The slow search for the origin of Covid-19

As scientists from the World Health Organisation release the findings of their latest visit to Wuhan, Ros Atkins...

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Coronavirus: The vaccinated

Around the world, millions of people are receiving their first dose of vaccines against Covid-19. Healthcare workers...

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Unmasked: Stories from the PPE frontline

Personal protective equipment like masks and gloves are the last line of defence for healthcare workers on the...

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Coronavirus Front Line: The search for a vaccine - part two

The medical teams at Bradford investigate the hesitancy over the Covid-19 vaccine. A team of young ambassadors is...

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Coronavirus: Guilty mums

Many parents are finding it hard to be a teacher and a parent at the same time during this pandemic. Two mums - Priya...

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Trump impeachment: The Republicans' dilemma

As Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial approaches, Ros Atkins looks at the decisions that Republicans face...

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Europe’s Most Dangerous Capital

Bucharest, in Romania, is arguably Europe’s most dangerous capital city. It’s not the crime that’s...

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Coronavirus Front Line: The search for a vaccine

Over the last few months the race has been on to create and test a vaccine for Covid -19. Over 200 are in development...

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Compassion fatigue

Compassion fatigue has long been an issue for people in the medical and humanitarian professions. People often enter...

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