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01Neil Mackay20101227

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Donal MacIntyre speaks to Investigative Journalists about the stories of their careers - This Week; Neil MacKay's explains how he exposed The British army's most deadly double agent, who operated at the very heart of the IRA.

Codenamed Stakeknife, 'Freddy' Scappaticci was thought to be the British government's most powerful weapon in Northern Ireland's 30-year 'dirty war' against the IRA and Sinn Fein, Scappaticci is suspected of being allowed by the army's Force Research Unit (FRU) to take part in up to 40 murders.

Neil MacKay explains how he exposed the IRA double agent codenamed Stakeknife.

01Neil Mackay2010090720100912

explains how he exposed the IRA double agent codenamed Stakeknife.

Donal MacIntyre speaks to Investigative Journalists about the stories of their careers - This Week; Neil MacKay's explains how he exposed The British army's most deadly double agent, who operated at the very heart of the IRA.

Codenamed Stakeknife, 'Freddy' Scappaticci was thought to be the British government's most powerful weapon in Northern Ireland's 30-year 'dirty war' against the IRA and Sinn Fein, Scappaticci is suspected of being allowed by the army's Force Research Unit (FRU) to take part in up to 40 murders.

Neil MacKay explains how he exposed the IRA double agent codenamed Stakeknife.

0220100914

Donal MacIntyre hears from Heather Brooke - the investigative journalist who's unwavering tenacity to scoop the story on MPs' expenses changed the political landscape of the UK forever.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Heather Brooke, who broke the story on MPs' expenses.

02Heather Brooke20100919
02Heather Brooke20101227

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Donal MacIntyre hears from Heather Brooke - the investigative journalist whose unwavering tenacity to scoop the story on MPs' expenses changed the political landscape of the UK forever.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Heather Brooke, who broke the story on MPs' expenses.

02Heather Brooke20100919

Donal MacIntyre hears from Heather Brooke - the investigative journalist whose unwavering tenacity to scoop the story on MPs' expenses changed the political landscape of the UK forever.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Heather Brooke, who broke the story on MPs' expenses.

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Donal MacIntyre hears from investigative journalist Sam Poling who went undercover in BBC Scotland's Frontline Scotland investigation programme, Security Wars.

In 2004, Sam exposed the gangland underworld using some of Glasgow's security firms as a front for their criminal activity.

Sam talks about the impact Security Wars has had on her life and how she manages the constant threat to her personal safety.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Sam Poling, who investigated Glasgow's security firms.

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Donal MacIntyre hears from investigative journalist Sam Poling who went undercover in BBC Scotland's Frontline Scotland investigation programme, Security Wars.

In 2004, Sam exposed the gangland underworld using some of Glasgow's security firms as a front for their criminal activity.

Sam talks about the impact Security Wars has had on her life and how she manages the constant threat to her personal safety.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Sam Poling, who investigated Glasgow's security firms.

0320100921

Donal MacIntyre hears from investigative journalist Sam Poling who went undercover in BBC Scotland's Frontline Scotland investigation programme, Security Wars.

In 2004, Sam exposed the gangland underworld using some of Glasgow's security firms as a front for their criminal activity.

Sam talks about the impact Security Wars has had on her life and how she manages the constant threat to her personal safety.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Sam Poling who investigated Glasgow's security firms.

0320100921

Donal MacIntyre hears from investigative journalist Sam Poling who went undercover in BBC Scotland's Frontline Scotland investigation programme, Security Wars.

In 2004, Sam exposed the gangland underworld using some of Glasgow's security firms as a front for their criminal activity.

Sam talks about the impact Security Wars has had on her life and how she manages the constant threat to her personal safety.

Donal MacIntyre hears from Sam Poling who investigated Glasgow's security firms.

0420101003

Donal McIntyre talks to Investigative journalist Shelley Jofre about how she exposed the hidden truths behind the so called wonder drug Seroxat and how her investigation brought about change to the way the drug is now prescribed.

Donal McIntyre talks to investigative journalist Shelley Jofre.

0420100928

Donal McIntyre talks to Investigative journalist Shelley Jofre about how she exposed the hidden truths behind the so called wonder drug Seroxat and how her investigation brought about change to the way the drug is now prescribed.

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Donal McIntyre talks to Investigative journalist Shelley Jofre about how she exposed the hidden truths behind the so called wonder drug Seroxat and how her investigation brought about change to the way the drug is now prescribed.

Donal McIntyre talks to investigative journalist Shelley Jofre.

0520101005

Donal McIntyre talks to Adam Holloway about his time spent living rough on the streets of London to publicise the true horror of Britain's homelessness.

Donal McIntyre talks to Adam Holloway about living rough on the streets of London.

05Adam Holloway20101010

Donal McIntyre talks to Adam Holloway about his time spent living rough on the streets of London to publicise the true horror of Britain's homelessness.

Donal McIntyre talks to Adam Holloway about living rough on the streets of London.

0101Neil Mackay20110425
20120216 (RS)

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Startling stories from behind the headlines. Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers. What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity? This week Neil speaks to Paul Kenyon about his truly shocking investigation into the poor and vulnerable being used as human guinea pigs to test medication to be used by us here in the west.

Neil MacKay explains how he exposed the IRA double agent codenamed Stakeknife.

Donal MacIntyre speaks to Investigative Journalists about the stories of their careers - This Week; Neil MacKay's explains how he exposed The British army's most deadly double agent, who operated at the very heart of the IRA.

Codenamed Stakeknife, 'Freddy' Scappaticci was thought to be the British government's most powerful weapon in Northern Ireland's 30-year 'dirty war' against the IRA and Sinn Fein, Scappaticci is suspected of being allowed by the army's Force Research Unit (FRU) to take part in up to 40 murders.

0102Heather Brooke20110715
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20110801 (RS)
20120219 (RS)

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Startling stories from behind the headlines. Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers. What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity? This week Neil speaks to Paul Kenyon about his truly shocking investigation into the poor and vulnerable being used as human guinea pigs to test medication to be used by us here in the west.

Startling stories from behind the headlines as Neil Mackay hears from fellow news hounds.

Startling stories from behind the headlines.

Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers.

What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity? This week Neil speaks to Paul Kenyon about his truly shocking investigation into the poor and vulnerable being used as human guinea pigs to test medication to be used by us here in the west.

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Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers.

For the BBC's Series 'The Hunt for Britain's Paedophiles' Bob Long embedded himself in the offices of Scotland Yard's Paedophile unit for two years and was exposed daily to horrific images and footage of the abuse and violence against children, as well as coming face to face with the people responsible for these crimes, Neil explores what on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity?

Neil Mackay speaks to Bob Long about the work of Scotland Yard's Paedophile unit.

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Martin Dillon explains why he investigated the Shankil Butchers, despite the risks.

Startling stories from behind the headlines.

Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers.

The guest on this edition of 'The Scoop' investigated one of the most brutal series of murders in British legal history.

The 'Shankill Butchers' as they were known spread fear amongst the catholic community because of their spree of indiscriminate killings against them.

Little did Martin Dillon know when he started looking into their activities that it was an investigation which would leave him and his family's safety in jeopardy.

Having grown up in Northern Ireland fellow Irishman Neil McKay knows only too well just what fear the Shankill Butchers instilled in the community.

Neil hears what gave Martin Dillon the courage to take them on.

020420110717

Neil Mackay talks to Sue Lloyd Roberts about her investigations in Burma.

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Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers.

What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity?

Sue Lloyd Roberts has taken on some of the most dangerous and brutal regimes in the world in pursuit of a story but in this edition of The Scoop Neil MacKay focuses on her investigations in Burma, exploring why Sue is so driven.

Neil Mackay talks to Sue Lloyd Roberts about her investigations in Burma.

020520110724

Neil Mackay hears about John Pilger's investigation of the Cambodian killing fields.

020520110719

Startling stories from behind the headlines.

Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers.

What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity?

In a career as a foreign correspondent lasting over half a century, John Pilger is something of a legend.

He's won the highest awards in journalism, and is world-renowned for reporting on injustice both at home and abroad - and for his compassionate pursuit of the truth.

He's investigated many human rights abuses from around the world, but it's his many investigations into the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge on the people of Cambodia.

Neil hears how the sights, sounds and smells of Cambodia still haunt him to this day.

Neil Mackay hears about John Pilger's investigation of the Cambodian killing fields.

0206 LAST20110731
20110726 (RS)

Neil Mackay hears why Jake Adelstein decided to write despite risks to him and his family.

Startling stories from behind the headlines.

Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers.

What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity?

After uncovering a scandal including a top Japanese Mafia boss and the FBI, Jake Adelstein was told "Erase the story.

or we'll erase you.

And maybe your family too" Neil Mackay hears why Jake did decide to write the story despite the risks to him and his family.