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File on 4

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Recent episodes (10)

  • NHS: Testing the Market 14 Oct 14

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    In its biggest outsourcing to date, the NHS in England has invited bidders for contracts to run cancer and end-of-life care in parts of the Midlands. Hugh Pym investigates.

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  • Fraud: The Thin Blue Line 07 Oct 14

    Tue, 7 Oct 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    Are official crime figures failing to capture the rise in fraud? Danny Shaw investigates and asks whether the police have the resources and expertise to tackle the problem.

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  • FileOn4 Border Security: All at Sea? 30 Sep 14

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    How secure are Britain's borders at a time when the Government is battling illegal immigration across the Channel and trying to monitor extremists returning from fighting abroad?

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  • Rigged Markets? 23 Sep 14

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    Was LIBOR just the tip of the iceberg? Financial regulators are investigating whether other global markets have been rigged to boost bank profits. Lesley Curwen investigates.

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  • Abused But Not Heard 16 Sep 14

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    With national and local enquiries into historic sexual abuse, Jane Deith talks to former pupils assaulted at Knowl View School in Rochdale about the effect on their lives.

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  • Childhood Cancer 15 Jul 14

    Tue, 15 Jul 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    A child with cancer - every parent's nightmare: Are red tape and commercial considerations standing in the way of new drugs which could mean the difference between life and death?

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  • Late Payments 08 Jul 14

    Tue, 8 Jul 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    The Government wants to help small business by ensuring their bills are paid on time. But can it succeed when even some public sector contracts are leaving companies in trouble?

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  • A Deadly Dilemma 01 Jul 14

    Tue, 1 Jul 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Are international regulations designed to stop money and equipment reaching terrorist organisations curtailing vital aid programmes in some of the world's most troubled regions?

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  • Yarl's Wood 24 Jun 14

    Tue, 24 Jun 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Are the hundreds of women held at Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre safe? Simon Cox investigates calls for the centre to be closed amid claims of sexual abuse and poor health care.

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  • Inside the Abattoir 17 Jun 14

    Tue, 17 Jun 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Does the recent Halal meat controversy mask a bigger concern about the way our meat is killed and processed? Allan Urry investigates the grim realities of the slaughterhouse.

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