Diesel: The Industry’s Smokescreen

Diesel: The Industry’s Smokescreen

Dieselgate' made headlines around world. For deliberately cheating the system, Volkswagen were made to pay a record $20 billion fine. But, as this investigation shows, they were far from the only culprits.
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Extreme Constructions: Thunder Boat

Extreme Constructions: Thunder Boat

The Thunde Boat is a true "Swiss knife", acting simultaneously as an aircraft base, a commandment post and is equipped as a floating hospital, with the ability to shelter troops, helicopters and vehicles.
Green Warriors: South Africa’s Toxic Townships

Green Warriors: South Africa’s Toxic Townships

Johannesburg is considered the most uranium-contaminated city in the world. Waste dumps from around 600 abandoned mines sit next to residential communities, blowing polluted dust into homes and contaminating soil and water supplies.
Green Warriors: Indonesia, The World’s Most Polluted River

Green Warriors: Indonesia, The World’s Most Polluted River

The Citarum river in Indonesia is the world's most polluted river. The Green Warriors team analyzed water samples, rice, children's hair, etc. and found out many toxic chemicals are endangering the lives of the 14 million Indonesians using the water.
A Plastic Surgery: Coca-Cola’s Hidden Secrets

A Plastic Surgery: Coca-Cola’s Hidden Secrets

More and more businesses are promising to recycle, including Coca-Cola, a group selling 4000 plastic bottles every second. Can we depend on promises made by these multinationals? We discover that their promises are as sugar-filled as their products.
Extreme Constructions: Paris Metro

Extreme Constructions: Paris Metro

Paris' metro is the heart of the city. With 220 km of rail, 302 stations and 13 lines, it transports more than five million people daily. Construction tested many methods: wooden tunnels, ground freezing systems, and submerged chambers in the Seine.
The Migraine Solution

The Migraine Solution

For anyone who has experienced a debilitating migraine headache, this condition is no mystery. But for the rest of the world, it's one of the least funded, least understood, and most confounding chronic conditions.
Prescribing Death

Prescribing Death

Oxycontin. Codeine. Fentanyl. All prescription drugs to which countless patients have become addicted. How did it happen?
Stranger than Fiction: The Nanny Killers

Stranger than Fiction: The Nanny Killers

The murder of au-pair Sophie Lionnet by her employers made headlines all over the world. It was a case that seemed too unbelievable to be true. We attempt to answer the question that will forever haunt her grieving parents: how could this happen?
Baby Boss: Italy’s New Face of Terror

Baby Boss: Italy’s New Face of Terror

After the arrests of the Mafia godfathers, Italy hoped it had put an end to organized crime. Instead, the old guard have been replaced by the 'Baby Bosses'. These youngsters do not respect the old rules. The slightest provocation can lead to carnage.
Luxury: Behind the Mirror

Luxury: Behind the Mirror

Beautiful shopfronts and finely crafted goods; brands like Gucci and Max Mara are seen as being the height of luxury. But, all that glitters is not gold. Animal suffering, deplorable hygiene conditions. Discoveries to make your blood boil.
Brexit: The Backstage of a Divorce

Brexit: The Backstage of a Divorce

Reviewing the fake news and political blockages that may have contributed to the referendum result, delving deeper into the "Leave" campaign and the complex relationship between the UK and Europe. We ask: what does post-Brexit Britain look like?
The Interrogation

The Interrogation

Why would someone confess to a crime they didn't commit? We hear from the men and women who have spent more than 20 years in prison for crimes they did not commit. They tell us about that moment when their lives changed forever.
Inside the Russian Info War Machine

Inside the Russian Info War Machine

Paul Moreira investigates how Russia manipulates public opinion, undermines democratic governments and attempts to alter world events. Russophobia is massive.
The Cost of Cotton

The Cost of Cotton

It's the soft, natural fabric associated with high quality and versatility. Used to make everything from jeans and t-shirts to tarpaulins, oil and cattle feed, it powers a 37 billion euros a year industry. But is cotton really as pure as it seems?
The Hidden Side of Animal Transport

The Hidden Side of Animal Transport

Shocking undercover footage shows how animals exported from Europe as livestock are exposed to inhumane conditions and abused. A ruling that EU animal welfare regulations should remain in place until the very end of the journey is not being imposed.
Cabin Pressure: Is the Air Toxic?

Cabin Pressure: Is the Air Toxic?

How healthy is the air you breathe in airplanes? There have long been claims that cabin air contaminated by engine oil is putting at risk passenger health every year. But the airlines deny there is a problem. We investigate aerotoxic syndrome.
South Africa: The End of a Dream

South Africa: The End of a Dream

More than half the population live below the poverty line. The ANC is rife with corruption. Hatred between communities, racially-motivated violence... is the Rainbow nation under threat?
Mata Hari: The Naked Spy

Mata Hari: The Naked Spy

A hundred years ago, Mata Hari faced the firing squad as a convicted German spy. Was she a dangerous spy, whose boldness and sexuality threatened the establishment, or a victim entangled in a climate of blame and desperation as WWI dragged on?
Kim Jong-un: The Man Who Rules North Korea

Kim Jong-un: The Man Who Rules North Korea

He's the world’s most enigmatic and dangerous dictator, cultivating an air of secrecy around himself and never giving interviews. He's now closer than ever to developing nuclear weapons. But what do we really know about Kim Jung Un?
USA: Fear the Police

USA: Fear the Police

Every year, American police officers kill around 1000 people. Today more than ever, the American police force is feared by those it is supposed to protect. The police position has hardened, as they employ increasingly drastic techniques.
Digital Addicts

Digital Addicts

Children are becoming addicted to mobiles, harming their development and causing possible long-term damage. We follow some of the youngest cases and hear how our brains are affected by exposure to screens.
Smoke and Fumes: The Climate Change Cover-Up

Smoke and Fumes: The Climate Change Cover-Up

We reveal how the oil industry has been secretly funding scientific studies, launching false media reports and systematically deceiving the public about climate change - since 1946. Now, the first lawsuits have been filed.
Robots: A Brave New World?

Robots: A Brave New World?

A new industrial revolution is under way. Super-intelligent, docile and never tired, robot workers are carrying out ever more complex tasks. But what will be their impact on the labour market? Is society prepared for such upheavals?
Diesel: The Industry’s Smokescreen

Diesel: The Industry’s Smokescreen

Dieselgate' made headlines around world. For deliberately cheating the system, Volkswagen were made to pay a record $20 billion fine. But, as this investigation shows, they were far from the only culprits.