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TW3 x 2

Welcome to the second edition of The Week In One, our topical game show in which contestants Liam MacDevitt and Casey Cooper-Fiske pit their...
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The Current No 6: Pay-As-You-Go Healthcare

In this week's edition of our topical talk show The Current, Sydney Kauffman introduces the current controversy over charging patients upfront if they are...

Who Will Own The Streets In The Sky?

Robin Hood is a figure of legend, famous for robbing the rich and giving to the poor. But at Robin Hood Gardens, a well-known...
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Fitness Wherever You Are

With the Docklands waterfront as her backdrop, Health & Wellbeing editor Molly Horne explains how to use street-furniture as part of your fitness regime. "If...

Brands On The Run?

When Marmite was pulled off supermarket shelves by Unilever, the country went into a panic. Newspapers asked how the British public could survive without this national treasure, forgetting that Marmite is simply...

Brick Lane: Paying The Price Of Gentrification

Brick Lane is up market these days - a long way up. If you still think of it as quirky and earthy, you'll be...

HIIT Me With The SHRED Factor

There’s always something new trending within the world of health and fitness. 'One size fits all' doesn't normally fit the fitness community: what might...

Are U2 Selfie-Conscious?

Plastic surgeons report that selfies are now a key factor in young women and men wanting to change their appearance. Some doctors say the...

When Saying Yes To Surgery Makes Men Say No

I thought my knowledge about plastic surgery had deepened over time, not only through my own experiences but also through speaking to others - and...

Beat Mid-Winter Blues With Magnesium

Has the temperature drop left you feeling inclined to stay under the covers? Do you feel less energised now the days have got shorter? Every...

‘Makeunder’ For Your Daughter’s Dolls

Since the beloved Barbie started life in March 1969, she has always worn full makeup and a glamorous hairstyle. Down the decades, other big...
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The Current: The Year In Rapid Rewind

The Current rewinds over the year in double quick time. Introduced by Sydney Kauffman. Film editing by Pamela Kokoszka.  

Remembering Jo Cox

16 June 2016 saw a horrific attack on a mother, a wife, a daughter, a person That resonated through British media The news seeping into the...

East London Mask?

Obscured by controversy, The East London Mosque in Mile End, Was opened in 1985.   With tall towers and intricate brickwork, It’s really just a building, And really just...

Amazon Grace: How Sweet To See

Amid social tension Comes an advertisement of love and affection The vicar and the imam laughing over cups of tea In light hearted diversity There will always be...

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