From Amazon’s Alexa to improvements in cancer care, artificial intelligence is changing our world. But today leading tech figures from Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence – Are We Scared Yet?
Violence has again erupted in the Middle East between the Israeli army and Hamas, the death toll in the disputed territory of Gaza rising in the early hours of Friday morning after a fresh assault from the Israeli army saw … Continue reading Hell on Earth : Israel’s Attack on Palestine
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How a 1970s miscarriage of justice involving three teenage boys would lead to a radical overhaul of police powers and a brand new method of investigation The Murder of Maxwell Confait in 1972 . Maxwell… Continue reading Crimes That Changed the Law – the Murder of Maxwell Confait
The death of the Duke of Edinburgh brings to an end the most enduring love story in British royal history The Queen on her husband : “He is someone who doesn’t take easily to compliments, but he has, quite simply, been my strength and stay … Continue reading Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021
Major-General Sir Vernon Kell (Director 1909–40) Major-General Vernon George Waldegrave Kell (1873–1942) was the co-founder and first Director of the Security Service. As an officer of the South Staffordshire Regiment of the British Army, he served in Russia and China, … Continue reading Sir Vernon Kell – The Gentleman Spook
The BBC have filmed a series over two years with unprecedented access to Greater Manchester Police, offering frontline insight into one police force’s battle against organised crime. The first episode focuses on a spate of kidnappings and torturing of victims … Continue reading BBC The Detectives – Fighting Organised Crime in Manchester