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Panorama A Prescription for Murder?

Is it possible that a pill prescribed by your doctor can turn you into a killer? Over 40 million prescriptions for SSRI anti-depressants were handed out by doctors last year in the UK. Panorama reveals the devastating side effects on a tiny minority that can lead to psychosis, violence, possibly even murder. With exclusive access to psychiatric reports, court footage and drug ...
  • 2017
  • 00:52:25
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/23/2021

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BBC Bitesize How computers have changed

Computers are everywhere today and they can do things very fast. In the past they were much slower and much bigger. Computers have changed a lot over time. There have been some important people who have helped change what computers can do. They include Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing, who are featured in this video.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:16
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/23/2021

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BBC Bitesize What are fractions?

Find out how you can use fractions to split a whole number into halves or quarters.
  • 2017
  • 00:00:57
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/23/2021

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BBC Bitesize What is the water cycle?

This video explores the water cycle: what it is and how it works. It follows the journey of water and how it starts in rivers, lakes and oceans, evaporates and condenses, then falls as precipitation and runs back into rivers, lakes and oceans. The video illustrates the journey and will help pupils to visualise the continuous water cycle that is ...
  • 2017
  • 00:00:57
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/22/2021

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Stacey Dooley Investigates Russia's War on Women

Behind closed doors, Russian society has a dark secret. It is estimated that thousands of Russian women are murdered every year by their husbands or partners. Domestic violence is so deep-rooted in Russia there's even a well-known saying: 'If he beats you, it means he loves you'. Despite the scale of the problem, in February 2017 the Russian government decriminalized ...
  • 2017
  • 00:50:17
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/09/2020

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BBC Documentaries Russia 1917: Countdown to Revolution

The Russian Revolution of 1917 is one of the most controversial events of the 20th century. Three men – Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin – emerged from obscurity to forge an entirely new political system. In the space of six months, they turned the largest country on earth into the first Communist state. Was this a triumph of people power or ...
  • 2017
  • 00:59:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2020

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The Truth About... The Truth About HIV

HIV/AIDS has claimed 34 million lives worldwide. But now, even though stigma remains, a diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. This inspiring film looks at the science keeping HIV at bay and examines the moral panic that erupted when the virus first took hold. There are interviews from prominent figures including HIV awareness campaigner HRH Prince Harry, Sir Elton ...
  • 2017
  • 00:52:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/05/2020

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BBC Documentaries Dictatorland

Corruption, murder and bizarre personal shrines – in some countries, the age of the dictatorship is as strong as ever. Dictatorland follows presenter Ben Zand as he travels to Eastern Europe and Central Asia to find out about the world’s most eccentric, brutal and outrageous dictators and learn the secrets of their success. Discover the strange stories of Tajikistan’s Instagram warlord, Kazakhstan’s ...
  • 2017
  • 00:48:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/05/2020

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Louis Theroux Talking to Anorexia

Anorexia, the pathological fear of eating and gaining weight, is now the most deadly mental illness in the UK, affecting around one in every 250 women at some point in their lives. In recent years, the number of people being admitted to hospital because of their condition has risen dramatically, but with many struggling to make a full recovery, being ...
  • 2017
  • 00:59:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/04/2020

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