Netflix Dope series 3 – LINK
The documentary series gives an amazing insight into the modern day drug industry and is filmed from a number of perspectives – so you’ll see what it’s like for users, dealers and police who have to deal with it all. Each episode is 45-minutes long.
BBC Radio 4 – LINK
Who protects the residents of sheltered housing schemes from abuse or neglect?
There are more than half a million people living in sheltered housing, accommodation that offers additional support to the elderly, disabled or vulnerable.
But currently, in England, these schemes aren’t overseen by the independent regulator of health and social care the Care Quality Commission and councils aren’t required to record cases of abuse and neglect in sheltered housing.
It is leading to growing concerns that many vulnerable residents are hidden away and left to suffer without the authorities ever knowing there is a problem.
And when things do go wrong, with an absence of regulation are there sufficient mechanisms to prevent the same things from happening again?
Voodoo Bank Heist – LINK
Voodoo Bank Heist: Aired on BBC World and BBC Arabic, now available on Amazon Prime.
One day in August 1995, a man called Foutanga Babani Sissoko walked into the head office of the Dubai Islamic Bank and asked for a loan to buy a car. The manager agreed, and Sissoko invited him home for dinner. It was the prelude, writes the BBC’s Brigitte Scheffer, to one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
BBC 2 Newsnight on the Manchester Arena attack – LINK
On 22 May 2017, a suicide bombing was carried out at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, after a concert by American singer Ariana Grande. The attacker was identified by police as Salman Ramadan Abedi, a 22-year-old British-born citizen of Libyan descent who detonated an improvised explosive device as concertgoers were leaving the arena. He killed 23 people, including himself, and injured around 120 others.
BBC 2, Exodus: Our Journey to Europe – LINK
The multi-award winning Exodus: Our journey to Europe told the stories of the one million migrants and refugees who came to Europe in 2015. Their journeys started in West Africa, Syria and Afghanistan and the crews followed them all the way.