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How Coronavirus Spread Across The Globe

This is the story of how a virus we didn't even know existed three months ago has managed to change the way we live so drastically. Coronavirus (Covid-19) has impacted life all across the globe for billions of people, whether that be complete lockdown, adhering to social distancing, job loss, etc. but it all started in the city of Wuhan, China.Wuhan became the first city in the world to be se

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Secrets of the Stone Age

The human race has been building huge stone structures for ages but what are the origins of these structures? What were these circular constructions used for?Many of these structures were sealed up thousands of years ago by the people who had built them, but in some cases it was the wind and waves that wore down their protective covering over time. These structures are known as megaliths but

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Contagion! The BBC Four Pandemic

This 75 minute BBC special Contagion! The BBC Four Pandemic was released in order to mark the 100 year anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that swept the world infecting around one third of the total human population and is estimated to have killed 50 million people.In this film we see broadcaster Hannah Fry conduct a nationwide citizen science experiment, those who wanted to get invo

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AlphaGo

AlphaGo

It is a game which has been described as intensely contemplative and almost hypnotic, with there being more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe this is the ancient Chinese game of Go, and it has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence as it is simply the most complex game ever devised by man.It was on March 9. 2016, that the worlds of Go and ar

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McQueen and I

Alexander McQueen was the rebel king of British fashion, a designer who reinvented the catwalk and created clothes that silenced his audience, being described as brilliant, offensive, beautiful and outrageous. He was making such a statement, pushing everything to the edge and people either loved his designs or hated them.McQueen was the son of an East London taxi driver who took over one of

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Secrets of a Psychopath: The Murder of Elaine O’Hara

Having shocked a nation, the murder of Elaine O’Hara, 36, was one of Irelands most high profile cases in recent years and in this three part documentary series we learn how Graham Dwyer, 42, stabbed her to death in August 2012.The killing itself was described as a ‘nearly perfect murder’ as it was presumed Elaine had taken her own life. If it wasn't for an incredible series of coincidences t

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The Curious Case of the Clarke Brothers

This extraordinary documentary tells the harrowing but brutally honest story of Tony and Christine Clark and their two sons Matthew (39) and Michael (42), for the past four decades the two brothers have lived perfectly normal lives but now the two men are like toddlers and unable to look after themselves.In a cruel twist of faith the two brothers are in the clutches of a condition that's regr

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

A city of 11 million people in lockdown, more than 2 thousand dead, tens of thousands infected and rising anger over how the crisis is being handled. Welcome to Wuhan, the sprawling capital of Central China’s Hubei province.It is a place where local officials were withholding information and doctors who were talking about the outbreak were explicitly told to keep quiet by the government.

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Being Bipolar

Being Bipolar

The number of people with bipolar disorder has risen three fold in the last two decades. Three percent of us, that's nearly two million people in Britain today are thought to have this serious mental illness, but who are these people and what do they experience, what do they feel?In this film we see psychotherapist Philippa Perry, explore the nature of this disorder in an attempt to better u

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