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The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism, European Union migration and wider immigration to the UK.

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The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism, European Union migration and wider immigration to the UK.

A look at the role and responsibilities of local authorities in the UK, the workings of Westminster, different electoral systems and democracies around the world.

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A look at the role and responsibilities of local authorities in the UK, the workings of Westminster, different electoral systems and democracies around the world.

It's a voyage of exploration like no other - to Titan, Saturn's largest moon and thought to resemble our own early Earth. For a small team of British scientists this would be the culmination of a lifetime's endeavour - the flight alone, some 2 billion miles, would take a full seven years. This is the story of the space probe they built, the sacrifices they made and their hopes for the landing.

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It's a voyage of exploration like no other - to Titan, Saturn's largest moon and thought to resemble our own early Earth. For a small team of British scientists this would be the culmination of a lifetime's endeavour - the flight alone, some 2 billion miles, would take a full seven years. This is the story of the space probe they built, the sacrifices they made and their hopes for the landing.

There are some who believe that Darwin\'s theory of evolution has weakened religion, fuelled in part by Richard Dawkins\' publishing phenomenon The God Delusion. Conor Cunningham argues that nothing could be further from the truth.

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There are some who believe that Darwin\'s theory of evolution has weakened religion, fuelled in part by Richard Dawkins\' publishing phenomenon The God Delusion. Conor Cunningham argues that nothing could be further from the truth.

A footstomping return to the BBC vaults of Top of the Pops, The Old Grey Whistle Test and Later with Jools as the programme spins itself to a time when disco ruled the floor, the airwaves and our minds.

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A footstomping return to the BBC vaults of Top of the Pops, The Old Grey Whistle Test and Later with Jools as the programme spins itself to a time when disco ruled the floor, the airwaves and our minds.

This powerful film follows Helen Newlove, widow of Garry Newlove who was kicked to death outside his home in Cheshire, in her search for answers to problem of youth crime in the UK and abroad.

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This powerful film follows Helen Newlove, widow of Garry Newlove who was kicked to death outside his home in Cheshire, in her search for answers to problem of youth crime in the UK and abroad.

Britain\'s top bankers helped bring the economy to the brink of ruin; their gambling triggered thousands of job losses and exposed taxpayers to over a trillion pounds of possible risk. In this edition of Dispatches, journalist Jane Moore investigates exactly how much these former bosses have been rewarded for these failings - and how much they are still raking in.

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Britain\'s top bankers helped bring the economy to the brink of ruin; their gambling triggered thousands of job losses and exposed taxpayers to over a trillion pounds of possible risk. In this edition of Dispatches, journalist Jane Moore investigates exactly how much these former bosses have been rewarded for these failings - and how much they are still raking in.

Dispatches lifts the lid on Britain's bins and asks what the plan is to tackle the country's growing rubbish problem.

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Dispatches lifts the lid on Britain's bins and asks what the plan is to tackle the country's growing rubbish problem.

Financial journalist Ben Laurance looks at whether the coalition\'s keystone policy, the Big Society, may actually benefit big business, while the public and voluntary sectors feel the pinch of austerity Britain.

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Financial journalist Ben Laurance looks at whether the coalition\'s keystone policy, the Big Society, may actually benefit big business, while the public and voluntary sectors feel the pinch of austerity Britain.

Over 15,000 domestic workers leave their families to come to Britain every year. Charities claim that many are not only badly treated but that they are living as slaves.

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Over 15,000 domestic workers leave their families to come to Britain every year. Charities claim that many are not only badly treated but that they are living as slaves.

GPs are among the most trusted and respected of all professions. They are our first port of call for most NHS treatment with 800,000 people visiting surgeries every day. But Dispatches reveals that failing doctors routinely slip through the system.

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GPs are among the most trusted and respected of all professions. They are our first port of call for most NHS treatment with 800,000 people visiting surgeries every day. But Dispatches reveals that failing doctors routinely slip through the system.

Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.

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Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.

As patient numbers and pressures increase, Dispatches investigates the reality of work for nurses around the country and examines whether patient care is being compromised in NHS hospitals.

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As patient numbers and pressures increase, Dispatches investigates the reality of work for nurses around the country and examines whether patient care is being compromised in NHS hospitals.

In the second half of this special two-part Dispatches, economist and author Will Hutton continues the definitive insider\'s account of how Britain\'s economy went from boom to bust.

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In the second half of this special two-part Dispatches, economist and author Will Hutton continues the definitive insider\'s account of how Britain\'s economy went from boom to bust.

Talking to the key players in government, Wall Street and the City, Hutton unveils the true extent of the greed, ambition and reckless risk-taking that is now carrying the economy into the worst recession for a century

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Talking to the key players in government, Wall Street and the City, Hutton unveils the true extent of the greed, ambition and reckless risk-taking that is now carrying the economy into the worst recession for a century

As Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has presided over the biggest recession in 75 years. Rawnsley examines the key moments, showing how Brown as Prime Minister inherited the economic problems of his own 10 years as chancellor.

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As Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has presided over the biggest recession in 75 years. Rawnsley examines the key moments, showing how Brown as Prime Minister inherited the economic problems of his own 10 years as chancellor.

Dispatches investigates the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, this film exposes the real human cost behind high street fashion.

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Dispatches investigates the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, this film exposes the real human cost behind high street fashion.

In a film broadcast on the day that the mass eviction was due to start on Dale Farm, Britain\'s largest traveller site, Dispatches reporter Deborah Davies investigates the controversial relations between gypsies and travellers, their neighbours and the law.

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In a film broadcast on the day that the mass eviction was due to start on Dale Farm, Britain\'s largest traveller site, Dispatches reporter Deborah Davies investigates the controversial relations between gypsies and travellers, their neighbours and the law.

Dispatches reveals what life is like for elderly men and women forced to live on today's state pension and deal with the complexities of the government's means-tested benefits to keep body and soul together.

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Dispatches reveals what life is like for elderly men and women forced to live on today's state pension and deal with the complexities of the government's means-tested benefits to keep body and soul together.

A global credit crunch has put Britain's banks in a crisis that threatens the future of jobs and businesses and may even trigger a wholesale recession.

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A global credit crunch has put Britain's banks in a crisis that threatens the future of jobs and businesses and may even trigger a wholesale recession.

How do the rich avoid paying tax and protect their fortunes? Dispatches reveals the clever devices they use.

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How do the rich avoid paying tax and protect their fortunes? Dispatches reveals the clever devices they use.

On the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia is officially welcoming gay athletes and spectators. But in a country where it's thought only 1% of gay people dare to live completely openly, it appears to be a hollow gesture.

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On the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia is officially welcoming gay athletes and spectators. But in a country where it's thought only 1% of gay people dare to live completely openly, it appears to be a hollow gesture.

Rageh Omaar investigates how immigration has affected Britain. Using Enoch Powell's explosive 'Rivers of Blood' speech as a starting point, Rageh explores whether the apocalyptic visions of 40 years ago have any basis in today's reality.

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Rageh Omaar investigates how immigration has affected Britain. Using Enoch Powell's explosive 'Rivers of Blood' speech as a starting point, Rageh explores whether the apocalyptic visions of 40 years ago have any basis in today's reality.

On the third anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings, political commentator and journalist Peter Oborne investigates whether these attacks and the fear of terrorism has fuelled the rise of violence, intolerance and hatred against British Muslims

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On the third anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings, political commentator and journalist Peter Oborne investigates whether these attacks and the fear of terrorism has fuelled the rise of violence, intolerance and hatred against British Muslims

Dispatches goes undercover to investigate allegations that teachers regularly assault young children in some of the 2,000 Muslim schools in Britain run by Islamic organisations.

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Dispatches goes undercover to investigate allegations that teachers regularly assault young children in some of the 2,000 Muslim schools in Britain run by Islamic organisations.

Dispatches investigates the elusive Russian oligarchs who have been trying to buy up our football teams, newspapers and car companies.

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Dispatches investigates the elusive Russian oligarchs who have been trying to buy up our football teams, newspapers and car companies.

How senior politicians are seeking to trade on their Westminster connections to earn money from lucrative positions in the private sector.

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How senior politicians are seeking to trade on their Westminster connections to earn money from lucrative positions in the private sector.

Dispatches asks why, if the vast majority of protests pass off peacefully, police training still focuses on the worst-case scenario of riots and petrol bombs, and hears from critics of the current training who argue it is out of step with 21st century protest.

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Dispatches asks why, if the vast majority of protests pass off peacefully, police training still focuses on the worst-case scenario of riots and petrol bombs, and hears from critics of the current training who argue it is out of step with 21st century protest.

Award-winning documentary maker Olly Lambert has spent weeks living deep inside Syrian territory - with both government and opposition supporters - to explore how the two-year-old conflict is tearing communities apart.

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Award-winning documentary maker Olly Lambert has spent weeks living deep inside Syrian territory - with both government and opposition supporters - to explore how the two-year-old conflict is tearing communities apart.

The untold story of 2008's terrorist attack, in the words of its victims and the gunmen. The programme contains graphic images and descriptions of the atrocity which may upset some viewers. Produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker Dan Reed, Terror in Mumbai tells the story of what happened.

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The untold story of 2008's terrorist attack, in the words of its victims and the gunmen. The programme contains graphic images and descriptions of the atrocity which may upset some viewers. Produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker Dan Reed, Terror in Mumbai tells the story of what happened.