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Abbie Jones investigates whether the government is failing farmers in the battle against bovine TB, putting our countryside at risk. The Merseyside Model of policing crimes against sex workers leads the country. Writer Ruth Jacobs, who was formerly in prostitution, meets the team which recently lost funding for a specialist needed to maintain the service, and Jemma Gofton reveals how the National Trust has joined forces with the Rastafarian Community to remember the special friendship between Emperor Haile Selassie and the Earl of Stamford at Dunham Massey in Cheshire.

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29 minutes

Last on

Mon 21 Oct 2013 19:30
BBC One North West

Bovine TB fears

Bovine TB fears

Farmers are calling for tougher regulations to stop bovine TB spreading into less infected areas in the north of England.

 

Testing practices, loopholes in the law and the illegal movement of cattle must be cracked down on, farmers have told BBC Inside Out..

 

Read the news story and watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

Tackling crime against sex workers

Tackling crime against sex workers

Writer Ruth Jacobs, formerly in prostitution herself, investigates why violent crimes against sex workers often go unpunished.

 

Inside Out looks at a revolutionary model of policing prostitution run by Merseyside Police which has a 67% success rate on convictions for rapes against sex workers.

 

Watch a video feature from the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterDianne Oxberry
ReporterAbbie Jones
ReporterJemma Gofton
Executive ProducerDeborah Van Bishop

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