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American Firefighters

American Firefighters

American Firefighters, originally released in 1990 provides us with a unique raw glimpse into the average days of a firefighter. We see first hand how they spend their time off with family, how they sleep and above all how they operate once that alarm starts ringing. Right from the get go we quickly see how taxing it must be for these men who put their lives on the line daily to save others in

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The House I Live In

As the United States of America continues to get caught up in conflicts overseas, a far less visible war is taking place on home soil and is already taking a serious toll on the generations to come. Since the War on Drugs was declared by President Richard Nixon back in 1971, it has accounted for more than 45 million arrests and has made the United States the worlds largest jailer and deeply wou

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Madeleine Mccann 10 Years On

Madeleine Mccann must be the most famous missing person in the world and this year marked the tenth anniversary of her disappearance which occurred on May 3rd, 2007. 10 years on and it seems we are still learning new things about the case. Two police forces in two countries came to different conclusions with regards to what happened to her. So what really happened in the Portuguese resort of Pr

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The Drug Trial: Emergency At The Hospital

On Monday 13 March 2006, eight healthy men signed up to take part in what seemed to been your run of the mill clinical trial. The trial was for an experimental drug known as TGN1412, its purpose was to treat leukaemia and it had already passed tests which were conducted on monkeys but this was the first time it would be tested on humans. This trial was later to become one of the most infamous

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MARAWI: 153 days of war

Since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in the Philippines his administration has been surrounded in controversy, firstly for his heavy handed stance on drugs which has seen the murdering of drug dealers and users become commonplace without repercussions for those committing such murders. Now we see the biggest crisis to hit the young administration, a full blown war in Marawi City. The war

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Humans for Sale

Humans for Sale

In this BBC special, Humans for Sale, we are taken on a journey through the ruthless world of human trafficking as journalist Samantha Poling asks some tough questions and films those at the heart of the supply chain. Here she manages to discover a multimillion pound network operating within the United Kingdom. Human trafficking is big business, and to figure out just how big it is Poling follo

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Anatomy of a Scandal

Anatomy of a Scandal is an award winning 2011 investigation into medical research and vaccine trials which were carried out on children and babies in many Mother & Baby homes and other Irish institutions right up until 1973. During the making of this film a truly shocking discovery was made, the bodies of four hundred and sixty ‘illegimate’ infants had been sent to anatomy laboratories betw

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The Silk Roads

Our western ideal is under great pressure and we can do nothing to influence it, we take refuge in our everyday lives and hide behind new borders, we can't seem to cope in a world in which we increasingly feel out of place. No wonder says British historian Peter Frankopan, author of the bestseller "The Silk Roads: A New History of the World". We are the product of a history in which we have alw

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Britain’s Teenage Drug Runners

Rural villages and seaside towns across the United Kingdom now appear to be under threat, urban gangs are moving in with the sole intention to sell drugs. The police force is attempting to tackle these gangs who are extending their drug networks from the cities into the country side. With this new drug network comes several pressing issues, an increase in violence over territory, drug overdoses

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