Society

After the Virus

Humanity is going through the largest health crises in more than a century as the coronavirus (Covid-19) has killed nearly 2 million people globally, brought turmoil to the world economy, and caused us to question some of the most fundamental norms about the environment, international politics, public health, and global security.However, the fight against covid has also united the world scie

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Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge

For the last 25 years, Louis Theroux has been making documentaries about life in all its strangness, mystery, and angst. Trying to make connections with people who are in different ways living on the edge. However, recently Louis has decided to take a pause and trawl through his old shows looking again at some stories that stuck with him over the years and to reach out to those he had featured to

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The Baby Stealers

Every year hundreds of children disappear from the streets of Kenya but who takes them and where is it that these children end up has always been a mystery, until now. For over a year BBC Africa Eye has been investigating the underground trade in Kenyan children, going undercover to expose the networks that snatch babies from homeless mothers and sell them to the highest bidder in underground cli

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Ireland’s Traveller Women

Ireland, it's a place that has been long associated with religion and conservative values, but over the last few years, the country has reinvented itself as a new and progressive Ireland. In 2017, the Irish government extended this spirit of inclusivity to its traveller population, who were now to be recognised as a distinct ethnic group within the nation of Ireland. Now in the year 2020, we are

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Louis Theroux: Drinking To Oblivion

Drinking To Oblivion sees Louis Theroux set about spending some time in the world of extreme drinkers, getting to know people who consume alcohol not just to excess but to the point of total oblivion. Basing the film out of King's College Hospital in South London Louis finds himself in a haven for patients and families affected by life-threatening alcohol abuse, in an attempt to understand the mi

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Poverty in the USA

Poverty in the USA takes us straight to San Diego, California where we meet 54-year old Maria who after spending the night in her car is about to begin her workday. It is quickly realized that this car is in fact her home as she no longer has a house to call her own. She has been sleeping in her van for a year now. Just like Maria, around 30 other people are living in their cars in the very same

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Inside the Bruderhof

At a time when British society faces ever-increasing challenges, there is a hidden community in the English countryside who seem to have found the answer to a harmonious life. There is no crime, debt, or homelessness, none of the children have mobile phones, use social media, or watch television. They are the Bruderhof, a radical Christian movement whose members have traveled across the world to

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Brothers & Sisters In Love

Brothers & Sisters In Love is a film about ordinary people who decided to trace siblings they had never met before but then found themselves confronted by the greatest moral dilemma of their lives. It's considered to be one of the ultimate taboos in society but when brothers and sisters grow up separately and then later meet for the first time as strangers and as adults, they can fall prey to

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Welcome to HMP Belmarsh with Ross Kemp

HMP Belmarsh is located near the River Thames, southeast London. It is one of Britain's most infamous high-security prisons and for nearly thirty years it's locked up some of the country's most dangerous convicts. From the great train robber Robbie Biggs, to Ian Huntley and the Islamic extremist Anjem Choudary, but what happens inside has remained virtually unknown with television cameras having

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