Posted in: Crime
Hunting Magnotta
A few years ago hardly anybody had ever heard of a man called Luka Magnotta but in 2010 this individual began posting videos of himself killing cats in various sadistic ways, from feeding a kitten to a python to putting two in a plastic vacuum bag and sucking the air out until they suffocated. These videos caused outrage on the internet and a group of individuals set about trying to hunt him down and get him prosecuted for these crimes but their initial efforts appeared to be in vein as the Canadian police didn't...
Posted in: News & Politics
EDL Girls: Dont Call Me Racist
The English Defense league or EDL, is a notorious far right, racist, street movement who's protests often end in violence. After the brutal murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, May 2013 the EDL's ranks multiplied five times because this attack was viewed as one perpetrated by Islamic extremists by many. A large number of the people joining the EDL however are women, who call themselves the "EDL angles" and since last summer BBC Three have been following them on the frontline. This is their story and why they...
Posted in: Crime
Exposure Update: The Jimmy Savile Investigation
After ITV released their documentary "The Other Side of Jimmy Savile", they received a huge response which lead to more people coming forward with stories of abuse committed by Savile. This lead to a new documentary being released almost two months later in which Mark Williams-Thomas gets in touch with some of these people that came forward and tracks the progress of the current police investigation into these claims of sexual...
Posted in: Society
Gay, Married and Legal
With gay marriage becoming legal in England and Wales, the BBC follow a gay couple, John Coffey and Bernardo Marti as they become the first gay couple to get married legally in the UK. On the road to marriage this film reflects upon the dark history of...
Posted in: Society
Trouble on the Estate
BBC's Panorama visits a housing estate in Shadsworth, Blackburn in an attempt to understand what it is like to live in one of Britain's poorest areas. This programme follows the families and children living there along with the police who have been tasked with dealing with the areas anti social behavior and drug...
Posted in: Society
The Revolution That Shook The World
As Russia and the West square up to each other over Ukraine, Paul Kenyon presents this special report from inside the flashpoint military bases of Crimea as they are surrounded by Russian troops. He gains exclusive access to Ukrainian soldiers and commanders preparing for possible conflict and, using previously un-broadcast footage, examines the shooting of nearly a hundred protestors in Kiev, an act that led to a revolution and could intensify old, Cold War...
Posted in: Health, War
The Endless War
This short documentary examines the condition post traumatic distress disorder or PTSD and how it effects those who suffer from it. The film was shot back in 2010, looking at those in the 2-162 Bravo Company from Oregon Army National Guard who fought in Operation Iraqi...
Posted in: Science
Science of Hypnosis
Hypnotherapy is used by over half a million people in Britain, its claimed it can make you thinner, stop you smoking and do almost anything but is true? can it really make us do anything? Can it affect our health and...
Posted in: Society
Air France Flight 447 Crash
Air France Flight 447 was an international, long haul flight departing from Rio de Janeiro, heading towards Paris. On the 1st of June 2009 the flight crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. All passengers and crew members on board were killed. The flights black box was not recovered for almost two years, May 2011. This is the story of that flight and what went...