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Narco State: Inside Mexico’s Drug Cartels

Mexico's curse stretches nearly 2,000 miles, it's huge rich neighbour the United States of America is the worlds largest consumer of illegal drugs, beyond the American border that insatiable appetite needs a supplier and Mexico has been that supplier for more than 100 years. Alcohol during the prohibition, cheap workers for generations and now the most valuable pro...

Gangs Of Britain: Glasgow
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Gangs Of Britain: Glasgow

Glasgow is a city divided, cut in half by one lethal weapon, the blade. Knife crimes and razor gangs have been a presence on the streets of Glasgow for nearly 200 years and there are more scared faces here than anywhere else in Britain. In 20o2 the World Health Organisation declared Scotland as o

Society
Lost World Of Pompeii
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Lost World Of Pompeii

Pompeii, buried by an eruption from Mount Vesuvius back in 79 AD is a city which was frozen in time providing us with a shocking window into the lost world of the Romans but that window may close before all of her secrets are revealed as the city of Pompeii comes under treat from all sides. Today

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The Colony: Chile’s Dark Past Uncovered

The Colony: Chile’s Dark Past Uncovered

Deep in the foothills of a marvellous mountain range set in a beautiful landscape of low forested hills and fast flowing rivers is a small community of Germans who have lived there for the last 50 years. But this place is not Germany or even Europe and those mountains are not the Alps but instead th

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Gangs Of Britain: Glasgow

Gangs Of Britain: Glasgow

Glasgow is a city divided, cut in half by one lethal weapon, the blade. Knife crimes and razor gangs have been a presence on the streets of Glasgow for nearly 200 years and there are more scared faces here than anywhere else in Britain. In 20o2 the World Health Organisation declared Scotland as o

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Lost World Of Pompeii

Lost World Of Pompeii

Pompeii, buried by an eruption from Mount Vesuvius back in 79 AD is a city which was frozen in time providing us with a shocking window into the lost world of the Romans but that window may close before all of her secrets are revealed as the city of Pompeii comes under treat from all sides. Today

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The Fallen of World War II

The Fallen of World War II

Okay so this one is not so much your typical documentary but instead a really interesting short piece by Neil Halloran. It is an animated data-driven short film which is all about war and peace. The Fallen of World War II is a near 19 minute examination of the human cost of the second World War, com

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Trafficked: The Reckoning

Trafficked: The Reckoning

In 1995, Ning was a 13-year-old girl when she was trafficked to Australia from Thailand and sold to a Sydney brothel. But the Australian man who imprisoned Ning for 10 days and who forced her to have sex with over 100 men was never publicly identified or arrested. With the help of former policema

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Google Me

Google Me

“It all started when I Googled my name” said Killeen of his movie. And who in today’s day and age hasn’t engaged in just such an activity in a moment of idle “webbing.” The difference here that the filmmaker actually followed up on his findings by not only contacting his namesakes but also traveling

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How Does Your Memory Work?

How Does Your Memory Work?

You might think that your memory is there to help you remember facts, such as birthdays or shopping lists. If so, you would be very wrong. The ability to travel back in time in your mind is, perhaps, your most remarkable ability, and develops over your lifespan. In this documentary, Horizon takes

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Super Rich: The Greed Game

Super Rich: The Greed Game

As the credit crunch bites and a global economic crisis threatens, Robert Peston reveals how the super-rich have made their fortunes, and the rest of us are picking up the bill.

Economics