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Asylum seekers
Asylum seekers

Duration: 04:32

Why people become asylum seekers and the process they must follow on arrival in the UK. A young Somalian explains the process her family went through.

 
Bastille Day celebrations in Paris
Bastille Day celebrations in Paris

Duration: 02:13

The annual Bastille Day celebrations in France include a military parade down the Champs Elysees.

 
Bosnian War refugees
Bosnian War refugees

Duration: 06:52

The Bosnian war led to people escaping and being granted refugee status in the UK as their country was too dangerous. We hear the story of one of these families and travel with them to their hometown in Bosnia to see the effects of the war.

 
Communism - growing up in communist Berlin
Communism - growing up in communist Berlin

Duration: 05:21

Growing up in communist Berlin described by former East German teenagers.

 
Communism in East Germany
Communism in East Germany

Duration: 04:52

Exploring communism and how it was implemented in East Germany before the Berlin Wall came down.

 
Competition in European farming
Competition in European farming

Duration: 00:53

Britain joined the EEC in 1972, which resulted in competition between European farmers and has led to sometimes violent protest.

 
Do Romanians want to work in the UK?
Do Romanians want to work in the UK?

Duration: 05:03

A news report from 2006 on the enlargement of the EU and why so many Romanian people want to come to the UK.

 
EU reaction to France's expulsion of the Roma
EU reaction to France's expulsion of the Roma

Duration: 02:19

A report on the condemning reaction from the European Union on France's decision to expel thousands of Roma gypsies from the country.

 
European Union expansion
European Union expansion

Duration: 05:56

Since the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, there are now 27 countries in the European Union. EU citizens have the right to live and work anywhere in the EU, including the UK.

 
European Union expansion
European Union expansion

Duration: 02:14

A Newsline report from 2003 on the effect the enlargement of the European Union will have on local businesses in Northern Ireland.

 
European Union migration
European Union migration

Duration: 04:33

The Poles working in the UK inspired a Polish drama with story-lines based on their experiences of living and working in London. Britons also have the right to work elsewhere in the European Union.

 
France protest against Roma evictions
France protest against Roma evictions

Duration: 01:57

A news report from 2010 on the split in opinion of the French public over the recent decision to expel thousands of Roma gypsies from Paris.

 
How tighter controls on immigration affect local Northern Ireland companies
How tighter controls on immigration affect local Northern Ireland companies

Duration: 01:59

A Newsline report from 2005 on the challenge tighter government immigration controls will have on local companies in Northern Ireland employing migrant workers.

 
Illegal immigrants
Illegal immigrants

Duration: 02:32

Illegal immigrants risk their lives trying to smuggle themselves or using people smugglers to get in to the UK and escape from their own country. Once in the UK they try to remain hidden but their presence still has an impact.

 
Life after the Berlin Wall
Life after the Berlin Wall

Duration: 03:02

East German teenagers had their first chance to experience life in the West when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989, going shopping and enjoying the choice.

 
Non EU migration - skilled migration
Non EU migration - skilled migration

Duration: 02:33

Visas allowing non-EU citizens into the UK are explained. An Australian midwife explains the visa process and visits the agency helping her come to the UK.

 
Restrictions on workers from Romania and Bulgaria
Restrictions on workers from Romania and Bulgaria

Duration: 06:08

A news report from 2006 on the impact new UK restrictions will have on workers from Bulgaria and Romania that hope to come in to the UK seeking employment.

 
Roma treatment within the EU
Roma treatment within the EU

Duration: 00:53

Newsnight report from 2010 on the Roma treatment in the EU.

 
The building of the Berlin Wall
The building of the Berlin Wall

Duration: 05:51

The split of Berlin is illustrated. A local priest describes how the Wall changed life in Berlin. Thomas Klein explains the Wall structure and reinforcements leading to a dramatic escape featuring Joachim and Evelena Rudolph.

 
The fall of the Berlin Wall
The fall of the Berlin Wall

Duration: 04:58

Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev visits Berlin, and borders open elsewhere in Eastern Europe. A former East German teenager describes the Alexsanderplatz demonstration, and we hear the Schabowski press conference and see the celebrations with people climbing on the Wall.

 

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