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Trouble In Poundland

Britain is battling though economic times with prices beginning to rise without exception, the value of the pound itself has plummeted since the vote on Brexit passed, so bagging a bargain is now more important than ever. But for one of Britain's biggest discount stores, Poundland there is trouble in store. This is primarily due to the uncertainty caused by the Brexit vote. Poundland is famous

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Boarding Schools: The Secret Shame

Boarding schools are amongst the most influential institutions in Britain, responsible for education many of our politicians, judges and business leaders, even three quarters of England's Prime Ministers. An estimated million people in the country boarded as children but it is only now, decades on that the true extent of sexual abuse in these schools is coming to light. In this film we see ITV'

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The Curse Of The Methuselah Tree

In California, on top of a desolate mountain stands a tree, it is no ordinary tree, it is in fact the world's oldest living organism. A twisted bristlecone pine tree which goes by the name Methuselah, a name given to it by the scientist who discovered it. It is now over 4,000 years old and to put this number into perspective it was just a seedling when the Egyptian pyramids were being built and

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Suicide

Suicide

Released in 2001, Suicide is a film directed by Eames Yates and explores the suicide of his own brother which occurred two years prior to this films release. Eames' brother Teddy was 40 when he shot himself whilst at home, this action sent Eames on a heart-rending journey into the depths of his brothers mindset leading up to his suicide. The film addresses some fundamental questions surrounding

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The Man With No Alibi

The Man With No Alibi

The Man With No Alibi is part of BBC Three's online mini series known as Unsolved, which explores unsolved murder/missing person cases, very similar in style to Netflix's Making a Murder. In this six-part season we delve into the incredibly dark and bizarre case of Jong Ok Shin. Jong Ok Shin was murdered in the early hours of 12 July 2002, she was a 26 year old student from Korea, the way in wh

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Teenage Fake Xanax Epidemic

The use of the anxiety prescription medication known as Xanax has proven to be quite influential in the recent sad rap music movement. We have seen everything from the rapper Lil Pump cut into a Xanax cake after reaching 1 million followers on Instagram to the death of Lil Peep who died due to a Xanax related overdose. As of late many of these US artists have been denouncing the Xan culture but is

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Becoming Immortal

When we are born we already know one thing, we have too little time, much too little time. In the blink of an eye or the shedding of a tear we become old. We are all born to die, but there is hope because isn't ageing merely an illness? One that will sooner or later catch up with each an every single one of us, but what if there was a cure that could cure our immortality? In this film we explor

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A Week In Watts

A Week In Watts

Right now in America it seems as though the majority of people don't trust law enforcement, this is more so the case in the poorer areas such as Watts in Los Angeles, California. Here there it is in their very culture. In 1965 Watts saw riots so bad that the police force required the help of nearly 4,000 members of the California Army National Guard to quell the situation. The riots themselves

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Unforgiven: The Boys Who Killed Jamie Bulger

This episode of Dispatches from Channel 4 examines the crime which shook Britain to its very core, the murder of 2 year old James Bulger in 1993. More specifically it sets sights on James' killers Robert Thompson (born 23 August 1982) and Jon Venables (born 13 August 1982) at 10 years of age these two carried out such a horrendous crime it seemed unimaginable that two 10 year olds could even conte

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