Crime

Doctor Death: Harold Shipman

Dr. Harold Frederick Shipman of Hyde, Manchester, murdered at least 215 of his patients over the course of 20 years. His reputation of being a caring GP in a close-knit town was a thin veil for his evil killings, he committed the ultimate betrayal in patient doctor trust and callously murdered with lethal injection, making this a crime that truly shook Britain. Following the conviction of Shipm

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The Cleveland Strangler

The Cleveland Strangler

They say that death is the great equalizer, that no matter who you are or where your from we all turn to dust in the end but in Cleveland where Wilbert L. Cooper was born and raised life has long been divided by race and class, injustice stretches well into the hereafter. Over the course of two and a half years (2007 and 2009) 11 women were raped, strangled and murdered by one of the most heinous

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Cocaine: Narcos, Sicarios and Peru

From the terror of hired killers trained by the cartels to the war on drugs in the remote jungles of Peru, this is a series about the new cartel wars and the legacy left behind by Pablo Escobar. Pablo Escobar was the mastermind of drug trafficking and narco terrorism in Colombia during the 1980s. He converted the city of Medellin into the cocaine capital of the world, pioneered a model that alm

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Alcatraz: No Way Out

Alcatraz: No Way Out

Alcatraz was a high security prison built with concrete and steel on an island surrounded by the frigid waters of San Fransisco Bay. For almost 30 years Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary was the countries toughest prison and a living hell for the high risk and high profile trouble makers men like Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly and the Birdman Robert Stroud. It's a prison where every inmate learns one th

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Catching A Monster: Peter Scully, Australia’s Most Evil Predator

Peter Scully was on the run for four years and considered Austrailia's most evil predator. He was the mastermind behind a worldwide pedophile ring which he ran from a remote corner of the Philippines, he thought he was beyond reach but Scully turned out to be wrong and in this episode of Austrailia's 60 Minutes we are taken inside the global manhunt for Scully and the unbending commitment to track

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The VIP Paedophile Ring: What’s the Truth

Are these the most serious accusations ever levelled against members of the British establishment? The claim that politicians, military leaders and secret service chiefs got together in order to torture, rape and murder children. Thirty year old rumours of a VIP pedophile ring have been revived, powerful people got away with abuse in the past but has the pendulum swung too far? The fear is that th

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Terror on the Beach

Terror on the Beach

On June 26th 2015 the worst terror attack on Britain's abroad since 9/11 took place, leaving 30 British dead and 26 injured, a holiday paradise now off limits to British tourists and lives changed forever by a gunman in black. Should holiday makers have known more about the dangers posed by Jihadis? In this episode of Panorama the survivors of the horror in Tunisia tell their story and piece toget

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Life In Solitary

Life In Solitary

In America 80,000 prisoners are locked up in solitary confinement, they spend months, sometimes years alone and separated from general population. This BBC film goes inside the punishment wing of a maximum security prison, it's home to violent criminals and young prisoners that are on the brink of madness. The prison however, now has a new boss who thinks solitary confinement is making inmates

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Stickup Kid

Stickup Kid

This short documentary by FRONTLINE tells the story of Alonza Thomas who at just 16 years of age was the first minor to be tried as an adult under Prop. 21 in Kern County, California. He was subsequently sentenced to serve 13 years in a super-maximum prison for attempted armed robbery. The young Thomas had run away from his family home and ended up staying with an older man who he met on the st

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