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Spending confiscated drug money, and telehealth pilots

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 02 February 2012

Spending confiscated drugs money - what happens to the money recovered from criminals? Winifred Robinson talks to the nun hoping her convent will make good use of ill gotten gains.

Nissan this year broke its own production records in the UK. We visit a factory, and find out what technology will drive future car sales.

How a pilot to remotely monitor people's health in Cornwall is saving lives.

And the brewers planning to reduce the amount of alcohol in our lager - thinking of our health, or their profits?

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Rebecca Moore.


7 items
  • Online Banking Fraud

    Online banking fraud is the subject of BBC TV technology show, Click which this weekend. Spencer Kelly reports on their findings.

  • Drug Money

    A convent and a boxing club are among groups who may benefit from £6 million confiscated from criminals last year in the West Midlands.

  • Telehealth

    Could a new scheme which monitors people with long-term health conditions from the comfort of their own home save lives and the NHS money?

  • Car Manufacturing in the UK

    Car manufacturers are defying economic gloom, making 1.3 million new cars last year. Nissan in Sunderland is leading the charge; we went to find the reasons behind the success.

  • Beer alcohol

    As big brewers cut the strength of their leading brands - is it for the sake of our health or to boost profit margins?

  • Carbon labelling

    Tesco is leaving the Carbon Trust's labelling scheme. We look at the difficulties of the scheme and alternatives.

  • Kodak

    Kodak has filed for bankruptcy protection. Its printer ink was lower than its competitors - what happens to being who bought its printers?

  • The Telecare Health Box

    The Telecare Health Box

  • Joe Barr in his kitchen with the Telehealth devices

    Joe Barr in his kitchen with the Telehealth devices

  • The diabetes blood sugar reading

    The diabetes blood sugar reading

  • Line 1 at the Nissan plant in Sunderland

    Line 1 at the Nissan plant in Sunderland



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