Superintendant Patricia Wright becomes personally involved in a case when a young woman is found raped and murdered after being last seen getting into a taxi late at night. The suspect is taxi driver Roman Wisniewski who was investigated and charged by Wright many years before. Wisniewski walked free with the help of a QC on that prior occasion. Now Wright sees this as a chance to put him away for a long time.
As well as lying at the heart of American car manufacture, Michigan is also home to demolition derby, the epitome of car destruction. This week, Louis Theroux tries to infiltrate this subculture by driving in a derby himself. He seeks advice from ice deliverer and demo derby driver Jon Lipka, who warns him that a scared person isn't going to be a good driver. After watching Lipdka in competition,Theroux begins to wonder if he is up to the challenge.
Mere Hahunga has problems with her youngest son, Sam, and enlists the help of Detective Sonny Koa. Sam is going off the rails and Mere pleads with Koa to help save him. However, stopping a youth on a mission of self-destruction is a very difficult task.
Narrated by Ian McKellen, this powerful documentary introduces the members of Britain's underground Muslim drag queen community. How do gay Muslims publicly reconcile their secularity with their cultural identity?
The world of extreme bodybuilding - a subculture of people who push their bodies to the limits of human capacity - but just how far are they prepared to go. And is Louis prepared to go there too? Louis travels to California, home of the body beautiful, to see if he can join the world of extreme bodybuilding.
Jarrod and his two eldest children find themselves on the streets and struggle to get emergency assistance. Nearby, Sue is battling housing authorities as she attempts to find alternative accommodation, and mother and daughter Michelle and Jess are coming to terms with life on the poverty line. Michelle has had to leave her job to care for daughter Jess, who suffers a rare genetic disorder - and it seems their financial plight means even a wheelchair is out of their reach.
Tensions are building at the mosque as leader Imam Uzair and his right-hand man Ali Kadri try to steer their community through the headwinds of Muslim and nationalist extremism. It seems everyone is ready to take offence as Ali struggles to reconcile attitudes to the hijab or head scarf and Imam comes under fire from extremists abroad, all the while dealing with the deeply emotional realities of life and death.
Detective Zane Malik is deep undercover, and in danger. His mission is to link arms dealer, Akmal, with the car bomb murder of an NSO agent. But when Akmal's girlfriend, a Russian prostitute, is killed, Akmal orders a hit on the man who killed her - a sleazy sex trafficker - and he wants Malik to do it.
In episode two,a Somali teenage boy is found viciously bashed to death in a lonely railway tunnel. When the investigation leads Malik and Sonny Koa to a group of white youths, the detectives must determine if this murder was a result of racial conflict.
Louis Theroux continues his journey with a trip to Thailand - arriving in Bangkok with an appointment at Thai Anglo Introductions, a marriage agency where Western men are introduced to prospective Thai brides.
Riley, 15, was born a boy, but is starting to go to school as a girl and pondering hormone treatment at age 16. Her parents are agonising over the decision because hormones will allow her feminine features to develop, but they are irreversible, meaning she'll become sterile.
Peter FitzSimons journeys from 1952 to the present as Australians riot their way to becoming one of the most successful multicultural nations on Earth. In the "Lucky Country" race riots help work out who gets a fair share of the luck. As the 1950s dawns, Australia booms. Our grand nation building schemes need people to construct them. Enter some Continental Europeans, lured with an assisted passage and the promise of work. Peter FitzSimons tucks into a classically Anglo-Australian dinner as he discovers what incited 1000 Italians to riot in our largest migrant camp called, Bonegilla, in country Victoria, in 1952.
By the late 1990s the Lebanese Australian community is being terrorised by a violent criminal minority enforcing the drug racket with extreme violence and handguns. On the streets young teenagers aspire to the glamour of gangster rap, many working as runners and dealers for the drug gangs.
The mysterious double murder of a Jewish couple in an affluent suburb leaves police baffled with little evidence to go on. Soon after, two drug importers end up in the morgue after being shot at close range. Now the Major Crime Squad detectives must determine whether this murder is in any way linked to the robbery they are investigating or something separate.
Tells the inside story of the challenges the Lebanese Australian community has faced in Australia and how they have fought to overcome them. This landmark documentary series hears from community leaders, police, families and individuals, as they combine to tell the compelling and dramatic story of a proud and resilient community, under intense pressure and scrutiny.
Hosted by Ira Glass, each episode explores one theme through first-person storytelling. We see three people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by their outcomes.
Hosted by Ira Glass, each episode explores one theme through first-person storytelling. We see three people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by the outcomes.
The third and final leg of Simon's Russian journey takes him from Crimea to the historic Baltic city of St Petersburg. In Crimea, Simon meets the eccentric and fearless owner of a safari park who likes to get up close and personal with his pride of lions. Travelling across Russia's vast western plains, Simon discovers depopulated villages and a rural community clinging on to existence and feeling abandoned by central government. Finally, after a journey spanning more than 6000km, Simon arrives in St Petersburg, where he joins fighters at a martial arts club. He is keen to get involved, but ends up with more than he bargained for.
In the days following the Cronulla Beach riots in December 2005, many young Lebanese Australians are outraged at what they perceive as an attack by wider Australia on their Australian identity, their culture and religion.
In the final episode of Struggle Street, Michael has a financial windfall and decides to indulge his passion. Indigenous couple Josh and Monica have been sleeping rough after Josh was released from jail and struggle to find anyone who'll rent them a home. Meanwhile, Jess finds a welcome escape in art. Her painting of a pet canary has just been entered into a local art show - so can a small victory mean big changes for her and mother Michelle?
Michael finds himself at war with his brother as they try to deal with their mother's will and Allan is trying to get his new landscaping business up and running - but it's one step forward and two steps back as he battles bureaucracy and his creditors chasing unpaid loans. In Brisbane's south-west, Jarrod and Sharon are at breaking point as they battle to stay clean from drugs and keep their family together.
There's a war on animals happening in Africa right now, waged by well-armed poachers and funded by international criminal syndicates. If left unchecked it will mean the extinction of the Black Rhino by 2025. The war has now even reached our shores with European police naming Australia as a key destination on the rhino horn black market.
After 22 years, factory worker Nick faces an uncertain future following the closure of the Ford plant and single mother Tamara finds herself the victim of a vocational training loan scam. Meanwhile, neighbour Allan is struggling after racking up over $30,000 of debt in payday loans and police are sent in to remove Norma and her family from their home.
Darren goes behind the scenes with the hardcore feminist group Femen, tries to impress the self-proclaimed king of a museum Viking Village, and takes on the ultimate challenge to become a champion Chessboxer in just 7 days.
Eddie Huang travels from Cape Cod to Peru to Tokyo and Dubai to explore the gains of globalisation versus what's lost on the plate in front of us. Eddie explores Hawaiian identity in the margins of its own habitat and how Hawaiians seek to take the island back.
Hamish travels to Moscow to get a glimpse inside the world of Russia's rich and beautiful; he then visits a prison to see justice in action and discuss it with a UK journalist who served time for murder.
The Voice's Darren McMullen is rolling up his sleeves to live, work and play alongside some of the wildest characters in Europe, getting stuck into their strange and terrifying activities. He spends time with various cultural communities, spiritual groups, traditional clans and modern subcultures to gain an insight into their worlds, and wherever possible, he'll join in and participate in their traditions, customs, ceremonies, spiritual beliefs and practices. In the first episode Darren finds out what it takes to be accepted by Europe's largest gathering of My Little Pony fans; attends his own funeral at the Near Death Fiesta in Northern Spain; then discovers his inner heavy metal Viking in Sweden.
Darren McMullen finds out why men are lining up to get moustache implants in Turkey, tries to become a peasant for the day in rural Romania, and is transformed into an Alternative model, complete with tattoos and lip rings.
A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013, news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 21,000 feet as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay had reached the summit in a spirit of cooperation and brave optimism. Now climbers and Sherpas were trading insults - even blows. What had happened to the happy, smiling Sherpas and their dedication in getting foreigners to the top of the mountain they hold so sacred?
The Brits leave Madagascar and head to one of Africa's poorest countries, Ethiopia, and its capital Addis Ababa where they join some of the thousands of locals who rely on the leather industry to survive.
This week the Brits travel to Ghana to mine one of our oldest and most precious luxuries, gold, but also discover the impact of one of Africa's newest imports, e-waste. Joining some of the thousands of men and women who mine gold by hand, the Brits struggle to cope as exhaustion bites, tempers fray and Shievonne collapses - making the Brits question if gold truly deserves its luxurious label. But nothing the Brits have seen so far prepares them for the electrical dump site.
The Brits travel south to the famous coffee plantations of Yirgacheffe and the remote mountain village of Biolya. Here, life gets even tougher as for the first time they have no help from a local family and must survive only on the wages paid to a coffee worker. But will they be able to do enough work to afford to eat and pay rent on their simple mud hut?
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
Indonesia is a diverse country with over 300 ethnic groups, and home to more than 700 living languages. Find all about Indonesian food, culture, language and relationship with Australia in this playlist.
Before European people arrived in Australia in 1788, the way indigenous people lived was very different to how we live today. Find out more about their life pre colonialisation. (ACHASSK107,VCHHC082,VCHHC097,VCHHC121)
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073)
It is important to know about different individuals that seek refuge in Australia and around the world. Watch this playlist to get an insight into the life of refugees. (ACHASSI099,ACDSEH146,VCHHK095,VCGGK124,VCHHK159).
Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is a special time for Muslims. See how the community fasts from dawn and dines together come sunset with Behind the News and Compass. (ACHASSK065,VCHHK077)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.