Crime

Stealing Van Gogh

In December 2002 the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam saw two of it's most priceless and historically important paintings get stolen, this is said to be the greatest art heist of the 21st century so far. In this BBC special we see British art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon confronting the worlds of high art and seriously organised crime in a bid to uncover the truth which lies behind

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Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman is a HBO feature length documentary which visits the strange incident where two 12 year old girls attempted to murder one of their friends. It was an effort on their part to appease Slender Man, a fictional monster who originated from an internet phenomenon known as "creepypasta". These creepypastas are horror-related legends or images that have been copied and pasted around

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Serial Killer On Camera

Serial Killer On Camera

On January 1 1993 Colin Ireland made a New Year resolution to himself, it was to become a serial killer. In just three months he had successfully completed his resolution having brutally murdered five men. Serial Killer On Camera reveals the full story behind his reign of terror, told for the first time by the man himself. In his own words Colin Ireland reveals in graphic detail how and why he

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A Shot In the Dark

A Shot In the Dark

Tony Martin is a farmer from Norfolk, England who became infamous when he fatally gunned down a 16 year old burglar and wounded his accomplice in his home in August 1999. He was originally convicted of murder but this was later reduced to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and served just three years in prison. Martin went on to become somewhat of a tabloid hero, and this

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Hutch v Kinahan: Ireland’s Deadliest Feud

Crime correspondent Sarah O'Connor investigates the origins of Ireland's deadliest gang feud, a major feud between two criminal organisations that has left eighteen people dead. The Hutch gang, led by Gerry Hutch, and the Kinahan Family, led by Christy Kinahan, are the main participants. The start of all of it came from the killing of Gary Hutch, 34, who was a nephew of Gerry Hutch and a promin

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On A Knife Edge

On A Knife Edge

London, the capital of the United Kingdom is currently going through what could only be described as an epidemic. In the last few years there have been a record breaking amount of knife-related murders here and in this VICE special we see ex-gang member Josh Osbourne take us on a journey through this culture of violence. From personal footage Osbourne captured as a youth we witness the full ext

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Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison

Red Onion State Prison is what is known as a "Supermax" prison, located on a secluded Appalachian mountaintop in Wise County, Virginia in the United States. It's sole purpose is to separately house inmates in their own 8’x10’ solitary-confinement cells, 23 hours a day for as long as deemed fit, some stretches however can span decades having all sorts of adverse effects on the mind of a human being

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Louis Theroux: Murder In Milwaukee

As of recent times the city of Milwaukee in the United States is said to be one of the most racially divided and deprived. Gun crime seems to be at an all time high with homicide rates through the roof, it is the perfect example of America's turbulent relationship with guns where the divide between African-American communities and the police has never been clearer.  In this film we see filmmake

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I Shot My Parents

I Shot My Parents

An incredibly shocking statistic exists in the United States, and that is that five parents are killed by their children each and every week. For most of us the idea of killing our own parents would be an unimaginable thought to conceive of but for Nathon Brooks this was his very plan. Back in 2013 Nathon was 14 years old, one night he walked into his parents bedroom and shot them both in the head

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