Profile: Elizabeth Warren 10 May 14
Could Elizabeth Warren be the next President of the United States of America?
Profile: Amal Alamuddin 03 May 14
Amal Alamuddin is the fiancée of George Clooney, the worlds most eligible bachelor, but who is this London human rights barrister who has defended the likes of Julian Assange of Wikileaks and the former head of Libyan intelligence Abdallah Al Senussi?...
Profile: The Glazer Family 26 Apr 14
The owners of Manchester United are under the spotlight once again following the sacking of manager David Moyes. American billionaire Malcolm Glazer and his family faced a hostile reaction from many fans when they took over the club in 2005. They have...
Profile: Sajid Javid 19 Apr 14
Sajid Javid is the new culture secretary. Son of 1960s immigrants from Pakistan, after a stellar banking career he's now in the Cabinet. What's behind his rise? And what kind of Culture Secretary will he be? Mark Coles profiles.
Profile: Narendra Modi 12 Apr 14
The Indian Elections are in full swing and Narendra Modi is tipped to become the next Prime Minister but he's a controversial character, both loved and loathed. Ritula Shah has been to India to find out more about the son of a tea seller who has...
Profile: Sir Alan Ayckbourn 05 Apr 14
Sir Alan Ayckbourn is one of the country's most celebrated comedy playwrights. Known for his acerbic social observations his works are as thought provoking as they are as funny. In this edition of Profile, Becky Milligan speaks to Sir Alan’s close...
Profile: Noah 29 Mar 14
A new Hollywood blockbuster about Noah and his ark is out this week. Mark Coles explores the many sides of a character we keep coming back to.
Profile: Matteo Renzi 22 Mar 14
Matteo Renzi is the new Italian prime minister. A former boy scout - nicknamed "demolition man" for his desire to smash the political establishment and at 39 he is Italy's youngest PM.Can he turn Italy's fortunes around? Edward Stourton asks if...
Profile: Rupert Harrison 15 Mar 14
He's George Osborne's top advisor and ahead of the budget Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Rupert Harrison. Some say "he's the most important man you've never heard of" and "the real chancellor". Those who know him well and have seen his influence grow...
Profile: Janet Yellen 04 Jan 14
Janet Yellen is Barack Obama's choice as the next Chairman of the US Federal Reserve. She will become the most powerful central banker in the world and, arguably, the most powerful woman in the world. But who is she? Mary Ann Seighart finds out
Profile: Idris Elba 28 Dec 13
Actor, Producer and DJ Idris Elba is best known for his role playing Baltimore drug boss Stringer Bell in The Wire, and Detective John Luther on British television. He is now appearing in a very different role - Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom....
Profile: Vitali Klitschko 21 Dec 13
This week Mark Coles profiles 'Dr Ironfist', Vitali Klitschko, the world boxing champion turned Ukrainian political leader. The son of a Soviet air force officer and the only top boxer with a PhD but can he make a successful politician?
Profile: Michelle Bachelet 14 Dec 13
Michelle Bachelet is on the threshold of winning a second term as President of her country. Her family were victims of the coup under General Pinochet in 1973. Her father was tortured and eventually died from a heart attack. The regime also tortured...
Profile: Tom Daley 07 Dec 13
Tom Daley is in the media spotlight again this week when he announced via YouTube that he is dating a man and he has spent most of his life in the public eye since achieving attention when he became Britain's youngest diver to win the national...
Profile: Nicola Sturgeon 30 Nov 13
Lesley Curwen profiles Nicola Sturgeon. Plans for an independent Scotland have been announced by the SNP and Nicola Sturgeon, deputy to Alex Salmond, may be key to the party's chances of success. How did she achieve such a rapid rise to political...
Profile: Bill de Blasio 23 Nov 13
Bill de Blasio will soon take over as Mayor of New York. Having overcome the suicide of his war veteran father, created the most famous multiracial family in the US he now has to persuade Wall Street to fund his radical plans to overcome inequality in...
Profile: Sachin Tendulkar 16 Nov 13
Sachin Tendulkar embodies the Indian dream and is seen by some as a living god. As his quarter-century cricketing career comes to a close and he plays his 200th test match, Tim Franks looks at his life and role as an inspiration to a nation.
Profile: Alison Saunders 09 Nov 13
Becky Milligan profiles Alison Saunders, the new Director of Public Prosecutions and a barrister who has prosecuted some of the country's most infamous criminals.
Profile: Jim Ratcliffe 02 Nov 13
Grangemouth owner Ineos has been described as the 'biggest company you've never heard of.' Jo Fidgen profiles its billionaire boss Jim Ratcliffe, one of the country's richest men.
Profile: Andrew Mitchell 26 Oct 13
Becky Milligan profiles Andrew Mitchell, who resigned as Conservative Chief Whip last year after being accused of calling officers guarding the Downing Street gates "plebs".
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