Each time a young man leaves a quiet suburb to join ISIS, we are shocked. Why do they do it? How can they be stopped? And if they come back, what to do with them? These are the questions that drive Mubin Shaikh - an undercover informant - on his quest to stop potential jihadis around the world.
Over the next few decades, the Baby Boomer generation will reach senior citizen status and bequeath more than 30 trillion dollars. An unprecedented shift of wealth will pass from one generation to the next. With this shift comes the temptation and opportunity for appalling greed and cold-hearted abuse by those very people charged with protecting society’s most vulnerable citizens.
Elderly people are disappearing in...
In the Executioners Shadow
In the Executioner’s Shadow casts a penetrating look at the consequences of the death penalty through three powerful stories - a former state executioner who comes within days of executing an innocent person; a Boston Marathon bombing victim who struggles to decide what justice really means; and the parents of a murder victim who choose to fight for the life of their daughter’s killer.
As the battle over...
A Stone in Our Heart
A Mother and Daughter – Lillian and Jette – are climbing up a mountain in Switzerland. A mountain that brings back a lot of memories.
They hike from cabin to cabin while they dig into a past which Lillian has spent many years trying to suppress: Jette was sexually abused by her stepfather throughout her childhood and youth. A part of the abuse took place in the same cabins that Jette and Lillian are now revisiting.
End of Truth is an emotionally powerful investigation into the global enterprise of kidnapping for financial or political gain and what happens when negotiations and rescue missions go horribly wrong.
What do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily? We look deep in to the science of Body Language as well as practical applications in law enforcement, romance, commerce, national security and more.
In a world where self-image has become an obsession, we can no longer ignore the role that science and technology play in our quest for beauty. In a booming industry where plastic surgery is just another product to purchase, who knows when we will bite? Even the sceptics have mirrors.
Foul Play takes us into the shady world of football match fixing across Asia, where government officials and corporate club owners conspire to ensure that the outcome of the game is determined long before the whistle blows.
The Coming War on China, from award winning journalist John Pilger, reveals what the news doesn’t - that the world’s greatest military power, the United States, and the world’s second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war.
We investigate the most heavily used migration route on Earth, travelling between Guatemala and the US during the first months of the Trump Administration, to see what the so called ‘bad hombres’ hope to find the USA.
America’s 325 million residents own 347 million firearms. Not surprisingly, gun violence is one of the most urgent public health issues facing Americans today. 91% shares the heartbreaking accounts of those impacted by gun violence revealing new hope for common ground in the debate over guns in America.
Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British offshore jurisdictions and Britain - the largest global players in the world of international finance. How did this come about, and what impact does it have on the world today?