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'I lost my legs, but not my daredevil spirit'

Billy Monger was a rising star of the motor racing world - until the crash that almost killed him and his dream of Formula 1 success. Now, he's back behind the wheel.

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Billy Monger standing with his trophies
BBC Three

Inside the housing crisis: Why I live in a cupboard

What does housing mean to you - unaffordable rents? A rise in rough sleeping? Letting agency fees so high they make you flinch? We speak to people on the frontline of the housing crisis across the UK.

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Facade of a housing block
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Is coke vegan? And other urban drug myths busted

Can psychedelics really replace your therapist? Is MDMA addictive? And does cannabis always chill you out? We ask experts to separate the facts from drug-takers' folklore.

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Illustration of a bag of coke with a 'v' for vegan label on it
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“I have a thing for mixed-race girls…”

With apps that let you filter by ethnicity and dating decisions increasingly made on looks alone, does modern dating encourage racial prejudice?

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Moya Lothian-McLean
Moya Lothian-McLean

Why everyone’s talking about this teen drama with a political twist

'I'm not trying to infect young people's minds,' says Jess Brittain, the woman behind the BBC Three drama Clique, which tackles toxic masculinity and the alt-right in its new series.

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Characters from the BBC Three drama Clique
BBC Three