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The Man With No Alibi

The Man With No Alibi

The Man With No Alibi is part of BBC Three's online mini series known as Unsolved, which explores unsolved murder/missing person cases, very similar in style to Netflix's Making a Murder. In this six-part season we delve into the incredibly dark and bizarre case of Jong Ok Shin. Jong Ok Shin was murdered in the early hours of 12 July 2002, she was a 26 year old student from Korea, the way in wh

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Teenage Fake Xanax Epidemic

The use of the anxiety prescription medication known as Xanax has proven to be quite influential in the recent sad rap music movement. We have seen everything from the rapper Lil Pump cut into a Xanax cake after reaching 1 million followers on Instagram to the death of Lil Peep who died due to a Xanax related overdose. As of late many of these US artists have been denouncing the Xan culture but is

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Becoming Immortal

When we are born we already know one thing, we have too little time, much too little time. In the blink of an eye or the shedding of a tear we become old. We are all born to die, but there is hope because isn't ageing merely an illness? One that will sooner or later catch up with each an every single one of us, but what if there was a cure that could cure our immortality? In this film we explor

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A Week In Watts

A Week In Watts

Right now in America it seems as though the majority of people don't trust law enforcement, this is more so the case in the poorer areas such as Watts in Los Angeles, California. Here there it is in their very culture. In 1965 Watts saw riots so bad that the police force required the help of nearly 4,000 members of the California Army National Guard to quell the situation. The riots themselves

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Unforgiven: The Boys Who Killed Jamie Bulger

This episode of Dispatches from Channel 4 examines the crime which shook Britain to its very core, the murder of 2 year old James Bulger in 1993. More specifically it sets sights on James' killers Robert Thompson (born 23 August 1982) and Jon Venables (born 13 August 1982) at 10 years of age these two carried out such a horrendous crime it seemed unimaginable that two 10 year olds could even conte

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Bomb Doctors: The Men With Nine Lives

A unique glimpse into the terrifying world of disarming bombs, we see the filmmakers of this documentary being granted unprecedented access to the British Army's Bomb Disposal Course, the most demanding training regime available. Focusing on the conflict between Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom The Men With Nine Lives gives us the inside story on how the British Army had to keep up a cat

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The Things I See: Living with Psychosis

A short film by the BBC which sees three people sit down and tell their stories of living with mental health conditions and how they individually manage and deal with delusions which vary from the bizarre and peculiar, to the sinister and terrifying. Blogger Sophie Eliza began hearing voices at the start of her psychosis and gradually became convinced that a group of people were out to get her. K

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I’m A Teenage Grandmother

Zara Hartshorn from Rotherham, England is only 16 but she has a rare genetic disorder which she has inherited from her mother, a medical condition which makes her old before her time. Her skin is extremely loose and wrinkly which has left her looking as though she is in her 40's. The bullying that Zara has been faced with due to her appearance has shredded her confidence and because of this she

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Steel Town Down

Steel Town Down

In this VICE News special Steel Town Down we see them travel to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, here we see how the demise of a once thriving steel industry has given way to a social collapse of sorts, with very little opportunity for those growing up in the area. Like most stories involving industrial towns or cities failing due to a downturn in the economy this one sees us facing a raging opioid e

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