Society

NSA Whistleblower William Binney: The Future of Freedom

This is more of a feature interview rather than a documentary but I feel many of you will appreciate it. William Binney is a 36-year veteran of the United States Intelligence Community, he was the Director for Global Communication Intelligence at the NSA. After realising that his efforts to protect the American public's privacy were being undermined by those who were positioned above above him in

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The Dog Factory

The Dog Factory

BBC Scotland goes on a journey through the ruthless world of dog trade, from the small-time illegal sellers to some of the counties biggest dog traffickers. Talking to the breeders and confronting those who are at the heart of it all, exposing the profit driven puppy farmers.  It is a multimillion pound market and it's believed that nearly one third of all dogs bought in the UK today have come fro

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Secrets of China

Secrets of China

In this three part BBC documentary series, TV presenter Billie JD Porter sets out to discover what its really like to live in China, a country that remains semi-communist and still enforces some pretty strict rules. With a population of 1.3 billion, 1 in 5 of the worlds people live in China, it's a place where respect for the state and your elders is being drilled into the next generation. The

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The Great Car Insurance Swindle

With the cost of car insurance in the United Kingdom up nearly 40% this year, BBC's Panorama decide to go undercover, delving straight into the murky world of insurance fraud and speaking directly with the gangs who are ripping off insurance companies to the tune of tens of thousands of pounds. These criminals are faking road accidents at an alarming rate, all in an attempt to cash in on fraudulen

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Britain’s Private War

BBC Scotland investigates the UK's armed sector of the private security industry which is estimated to be worth, globally, as much as £400 billion. Where there's conflict, there are contracts. This is a programme about the outsourcing of war, the deaths of former soldiers the public aren't being told about and an unregulated industry which is getting rich in all our names. In this film reporter

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Searching for Spitman

The tale behind a somewhat notorious character from around the West London area known only as "Spitman" is the thing urban legends are made of, a sort of local boogie man if you will. Spitman is a name you will hear on the blocks, stairwells and alleys of West London, its a story that exists across the road from multimillion pound homes, a story that lurks in the night, a story of the real underbe

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Discrimination: They Think It’s All Over

These days jobs can seem to be few and far between for those unfortunate enough to be currently unemployed, the process of getting one can also seem quite complicated, especially if you live in Northern Ireland. When you apply for a job here you have to fill in a form telling your employer your religion, your race, if your married, your age and sometimes even your sexuality, but the people who are

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When I Die: Inside Japan’s Death Industry

In Japan, funerals are big business with an ageing population and more than one million deaths in the country last year. It is being predicted that this figure is going to only rise until the year 2042, so finding a final resting place can be somewhat difficult and expensive as Japan runs out of space to bury their dead. As this fact becomes clearer the funeral industry now seems to be stepping

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There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane

In July of 2009 there was a traffic collision which occurred on the Taconic State Parkway, in a town near Briarcliff Manor, New York. The crash happened shortly after 1:30pm on the 26th which was a Sunday and saw eight people killed when a minivan being driving by a 36 year old women known as Diane Schuler crashed head on into an oncoming SUV. The accident made national headlines and Diane was

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