When BBC Mundo's Jaime Gonzalez began to suspect that his merchant ancestors traded not only in goods but also in slaves, he set off on an investigation that took him to Spain and Chile. He made a documentary about what he found.
Image: BBC Mundo's Jaime Gonzalez against montage of historic slavery images
Where do ancient treasures belong?
A small bust of Tutankhamun has been sold in London this week for £4.7 million. The sale was challenged by the Egyptian government, which claims the sculpture was removed illegally from the country. Reda El Mawy of BBC Arabic has been gripped by the story.
(Picture: Tutankhamum bust auctioned at Christie's, London. Credit: AFP PHOTO/CHRISTIE'S AUCTION HOUSE)
Why Pakistan is not polio free
In Pakistan, attempts to eradicate polio stalled when the vaccination programme became tangled in international politics, religious decrees and social media scare stories. Vaccination workers have been attacked and even killed. BBC Urdu’s Shumaila Jaffery met vaccination workers, parents, and clerics for a BBC World Service series, "Vaccines: A Crisis of Trust".
(Image: Doctor vaccinates child against polio. Credit: BBC)
Fit to report - welcome to BBC Nairobi
Join David Amanor in the BBC’s Nairobi bureau, home to six different language services. Find out what people's names can tell us: David Wafula’s surname tells us he was born in the rainy season, Bashkas Jugsodaay’s name contains a World War II story, and Cyuzozo Samba is called ‘last born’, although he has two younger siblings!
Plus stories close to our colleagues' hearts: twins, wigs and camels with Hamida Aboubakar, Issa Abdul and Sharon Machira.
And join Roncliffe Odit on a personalised My Home Town tour of his favourite places in Nairobi: Toi Market, Uhuru Park, and a Swahili restaurant.
Image: Hassan Lali leads Nairobi Bureau colleagues in a plank challenge
A love story between former enemies
It’s 10 years since Sri Lanka’s civil war ended. The war pitted the country's two main ethnic groups, Tamils and Sinhalese, against each other, and divisions remain. But BBC Sinhala journalist Suneth Perera marked the anniversary with an unusual love story between former enemies: Gauri Malar, a former Tamil Tiger child soldier, and Roshan Jayathilake, a Sinhalese Civil Defence Force recruit.
Image: (L) Gauri and (R) Roshan