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BBC Scotland Investigates Season 2012

Here's where to watch every episode of BBC Scotland Investigates season 2012. Mouseover or tap an episode to see where to stream it. Click or tap the play icon to stream it on the best available service.

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Mar 5, 2012
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The Money Farmers Mar 5, 2012 Samantha Poling reveals how millions of pounds of public money are being paid out to businessmen and millionaire farmers in an abuse of the farming subsidy system. Investors tell us how they've been paid without having to do any farming at all. We meet the young farmers who have lost out as the big players prosper. And Samantha also sets out to see if she can take advantage of the subsidy system and become rich from the subsidy loophole.

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Mar 12, 2012
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Life in the Mortuary Mar 12, 2012 The BBC is granted extraordinary access to the lives of those who work in Edinburgh's City Mortuary, one of the largest and busiest in the country. With more than 2000 suspicious, sudden or unexplained deaths investigated by the Procurator Fiscal in the capital each year, it's the job of the forensic pathologist and the mortuary staff to establish how and why they died. Over several months the BBC filmed inside the mortuary to paint a moving portrait of how we die in 21st Century Scotland.

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Mar 19, 2012
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Getting Scotland to Work Mar 19, 2012 Should we be looking to politicians to create jobs and get Scotland back to work? BBC Scotland's Business and Economy Editor, Douglas Fraser, has travelled around the country, speaking to some of those who are struggling to find jobs. He's also been meeting some of the companies who could be creating jobs. What kind of people are they looking for? And what kinds of skills do modern workers need?

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Feb 27, 2012
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Lockerbie - The Lost Evidence Feb 27, 2012 BBC Scotland Investigates features the first and only English interview with the dying Al-Megrahi who claims the full truth about Lockerbie has never been revealed. The investigation will uncover new evidence that has never been heard before and cast fresh doubts not only on Al-Megrahi's conviction but on whether Libya was involved at all.

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Nov 26, 2012
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How Safe Is Your Hospital? Nov 26, 2012 Fiona Walker uncovers new evidence about what is going wrong in our hospitals. She asks whether we can trust the NHS to do the right thing when mistakes are made.

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Jul 19, 2012
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Scotland's Silent Deaths Jul 19, 2012 Fiona Walker meets the families who believe their relatives died crying out for help that never came. They share their harrowing stories of the impact suicide can have on those left behind. She examines new evidence about the extent of the problem and those working to save lives explain why gaps in the system mean some cries for help are going unheard.

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Oct 1, 2012
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Britain's Private War Oct 1, 2012 BBC Scotland investigates the UK's armed private security industry. Reporter Samantha Poling hears how former servicemen are dying in Iraq and Afghanistan while on UK Government contracts paid for by the taxpayer with little public knowledge of their deaths.

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Oct 8, 2012
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Who Killed My Son? Oct 8, 2012 Last October, Chris Lindsay, a 34-year-old father of three from Edinburgh, died while on a weekend trip with workmates to Spain. Despite having sustained heavy injuries, the police never investigated whether he had been the victim of an attack. BBC Scotland Investigates follows Chris's father as he travels to Spain on a quest for justice.

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Oct 15, 2012
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Martha, Meals and Malawi Oct 15, 2012 School dinners blogger Martha Payne has travelled to Malawi to see how the money she raised for charity is being spent. The nine-year-old became an internet sensation after Argyll and Bute Council banned her from posting photos of her school meals on her blog. The ban was later overturned after a storm of protest.

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Mar 26, 2012
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Meet the Carers Mar 26, 2012 BBC Scotland Investigates goes behind closed doors to find out what it's really like to be a carer. There are more than half a million people in Scotland looking after relatives with a disability. Reporter Fiona Walker enters the world of carers and spends time with two families who are struggling to carry on caring for a loved one. They describe a role that is virtually unpaid and often undervalued.

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Apr 18, 2012
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Suzanne Pilley: The Woman Who Vanished Apr 18, 2012 BBC Scotland Investigates the story of the police investigation into the death of Suzanne Pilley who was murdered in May 2010 by her lover and work colleague but whose body was never recovered. Lisa Summers finds out how detectives used modern technology to recreate 48 hours in May to catch a killer and Suzanne's father, Rob Pilley, talks for the first time about not knowing where his daughter lies.

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May 21, 2012
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Megrahi - The Legacy of Lockerbie May 21, 2012 On Sunday 20 May 2012 Abdelbaset al-Megrahi died of cancer aged 60. He is the only person to have been convicted for the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie on 21 December 1988. The attack, which killed 270 people in the plane and on the ground, remains the deadliest terrorist incident ever to have taken place on British soil. But what is the legacy of the Lockerbie bombing and what effect will Megrahi's death now have?

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May 23, 2012
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Rangers - The Men Who Sold the Jerseys May 23, 2012 As this proud footballing giant stands on the brink of extinction, BBC Scotland Investigates the inside story of the scandal which brought Rangers FC to its knees. This is a programme based on dozens of secret emails, letters and documents which uncover the truth behind the tax scheme which threatens the club's very existence, and reveals what went on behind the scenes in the run up to Craig Whyte's infamous takeover.

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Jul 9, 2012
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Scotland's Forgotten War Jul 9, 2012 60 years after the Korean War, Jackie Bird investigates why one of the biggest conflicts of the 20th century has slipped from public memory. The war, in which thousands of young Scottish national servicemen fought, caused more British deaths than the Afghan, Iraq and Falklands wars combined. Jackie Bird discovers her own personal connection to the conflict and traces what happened to one of its forgotten victims. She also travels to Korea with some of the surviving Scottish veterans, on an emotional journey to reclaim their past. Although their numbers are dwindling with the passage of time, many of the Korean War veterans still have to come to terms with a war the rest of the country has largely forgotten.

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