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   Inside Out - London: January 2007

ContrailsSeries 11 (Spring 2007)

Climate change
Inside Out investigates the impact of global warming across England, and asks if the situation is as dire as many scientists predict.

Nature and climate change
Inside Out investigates the impact of global warming on wildlife across England. Plus photo gallery

Crack houses
We look at how drug dealers are taking over the flats of vulnerable people in London and turning them into crack houses.

The Legacy of Slavery
The slave trade was abolished 200 years ago, but its legacy may still be with us.

Affordable designer homes
Trying to get on the property ladder in London is almost impossible for any first time buyer. We look at affordable homes.

River Lee
The River Lee flows directly into the site that will be the Olympic Village. But is it a jewel in the crown of our future success or an ugly swamp?

City living
Stressful jobs and healthy lifestyles don't go hand in hand. Sadie Nine visited a city of London company who are trying to turn things rounds for their staff with an innovative new scheme.

London 2012 - the real cost
London's Olympic bid came up trumps, but can the capital afford the greatest show on earth?

Postcode gangs
Inside Out London's David Akinsanya travels through different territorial boundaries to explore the postcodes of Hackney.

New fingerprint technology is making it easier to catch criminals.

London has one of the busiest flight paths anywhere in the world. Inside Out investigates contrails and whether they could be bad for the capital's climate.

Series 10 (Autumn 2006)

East European Immigration special
Inside Out joins a group of young Poles on a night out and discovers what it means to be young, free and Polish in London. Plus photo gallery quiz.

Face blindness
Face blindness - the inability to recognise faces - is a medical condition affecting up to 2% of the population or one in 50 people.

Inside Out visits Hackney where a group of allotment holders are trying to save their own site from redevelopment by Olympic planners.

London's dying trees
Horse Chestnut trees are an iconic part of the capital's landscape and give us our much loved traditional game of conkers. But disease is now threatening the trees' survival. Plus gallery.

Toast art
When you think of toast you tend to picture it with jam, maybe some marmalade or perhaps an egg on top. You certainly don't expect the sale of it to fetch thousands of pounds - unless you're artist Lennie Payne.

Mental health
One in four people will experience some form of mental illness in their lifetime. Inside Out talks to Londoners who are coping with mental health problems.

The Durga
Photo galleries of the great procession of the goddess through London to the Thames.

Environmentally friendly living
Inside Out London has been tracking the Murray family and finding out how they have risen to their green challenge.

Green living
The Murray family from north London have agreed to go green for three months. We follow their progress.

Sustainable living
Every year millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide, the main cause of global warming, are poured into the atmosphere. So what should we be doing to become environmentally friendly? And how green is your family? Plus green quiz.

Series 9 (January-March 2006)

Policing in London
There are 32,000 police officers in the Metropolitan Police. But some Londoners feel they’re ignoring the crimes that worry us the most. Plus an exclusive BBC London survey conducted by MORI.

Tube violence
Violent attacks on London Underground and rail stations have risen by 14% in the last year. In a time of more high-visibility policing and CCTV, should we really be so scared of travelling on the Tube and trains especially at night?

Olympic hopefuls, and Greenwich archaeology
We look at London's swimming hopefuls for the 2012 Olympics. Plus a look at an amazing find at the Naval College in Greenwich - an ancient chapel where the infamous Henry VIII married.

Dirty hotels, and caesarean births
Inside Out investigates London's dirty hotels. Plus the caesarean birth rate in London is rising much faster than in any other part of the country.

Military shells, Morph furniture, and Brownies
Inside Out investigates how dangerous old military shells and bombs are going missing before they can be made safe. Plus the upsurge of interest in the Brownies. And new life for old junk - Morph's imaginative furniture.

Golf genius, St Pancras Station, and Portobello Market
The golf genius who could become a sporting superstar of the future. Behind the scenes at St Pancras station with architect Maxwell Hutchinson. Plus Portobello Market's future.

Hospitals, table tennis, and circus skills
As cash-strapped NHS trusts struggle to make savings, there’s a very real chance that Londoners could lose the heart of their hospitals. Plus table tennis is being used to fight delinquency. And the new circus performers being recruited for the Circus of Horrors.

Ballet injuries, chip fat fuel, and jazz photography
Ballet is one of the most physically and mentally demanding activities - we look at the risk of injury. Plus the jazz photographer who has snapped all the greats. And the search for more eco-friendly sources of fuel from chip fat oil.

Olympic outcry, and football referees
Londoners are overjoyed that the city has been picked to host the 2012 Olympic Games, but local businesses aren't quite so enthusiastic. Plus the shortage of football referees in the capital.

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