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Spoilt Rotten?

In this BBC Panorama special we are invited into Alder Hey, Britain's largest children's hospital located in Liverpool and what we find is disturbing. The hospital is treating younger and younger children for health problems that are very much preventable. Many of the problems witnessed are the direct result of the children's lifestyle, from obesity to alcohol misuse, from rotting baby teeth to h

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Chernobyl: The New Evidence

In April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster focused the whole worlds attention on Ukraine. Tens of thousands fled the area, a whole city was abandoned, it was a catastrophe that still reverberates today with Chernobyl being on the frontline of war and now a cache of new evidence from secrets files in Ukraine reveals the role of the soviet KGB.The KGB files contain warnings that the atom pla

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Mao’s Great Famine

In 1958, nine years after coming to power Moa wanted to bring China out of its almost medieval state of underdevelopment. He launched a program of industrialisation in towns and in the country intended to take China into the promised land of the socialist paradise in less than 15 years, it was the Great Leap Forward. But the crazy dream quickly became a nightmare and dragged 650 million Chinese p

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Catastrophe: The Day The Sun Went Out

Just under 1500 years ago something terrifying happened to the world's climate something nobody could understand the sun began to go dark and rain the color of blood poured from the skies. Clouds of fine dust enveloped the Earth and winter gripped the land for two whole years. Then came drought, famine, plague, and death. Whole cities were wiped out civilizations crumbled and nobody knew what had

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Extreme Russia: Gay & Under Attack

Russia is the largest country on Earth and home to nearly 150 million people, now with Vladimir Putin well into his third term as president it's starting to feel like the cold war era all over again. The west has imposed though sanctions against Russia and relations are the frostiest since the cold war so television personality Reggie Yates travels there to find out what life is really like for y

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Settled

Not all pictures tell a thousand words, but the one featured in this film thumbnail certainly tells that and more. We will never know for sure but it's also probably worth about 20 million dollars, that's the speculated amount Prince Andrew will pay Virginia Giuffre to settle a legal case she brought against him. Giuffre has claimed that when she was 17 she was trafficked to the prince by the ped

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The Saturn V Story

In July 1969, Apollo 11 is go for launch after a decade of work NASA is less than four days from putting a man on the moon. but in 1961 when the President of the United States John F. Kennedy pledged to put a man on the moon NASA had little idea of how to achieve such a goal. It was one of the most audacious things the space agency has ever attempted in its history.A new rocket was required

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Mega Factories: Bosch

The global economy is currently undergoing the greatest change since the industrial revolution in order to remain internationally competitive modern factories must be as flexible as possible and highly digitized. The smart networking of people machines and industrial processes is the ticket to a new age industry 4.0.Bosch in Reutlingen is one of the most modern semiconductor factories in Germ

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Punk In Drublic

Punk in Drublic is a music festival that was designed by NOFX frontman Fat Mike. He combined craft beer and the punk scene heavyweights NOFX, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Rancid, The Offspring, Descendents, Less Than Jake, and The Interrupters, to create a live music experience that has not been seen for some time.This documentary tells the story of the touring festival through its first three y

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