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Kowloon Walled City, the impossible slum

Imagine a place with a population that of Canterbury, but all tightly packed into a space of a football field. A place that was completely ungoverned and lawless with darkness reigning the streets 24 hours a day. That place existed, it was called Kowloon Walled City, the most densely populated place in human existence.

The great facade of foreign aid

Foreign aid from richer countries to poorer ones can remedy the crisis of poverty; however, there is a growing movement of economists that argue aid is actively encouraging poverty and decline. Are these claims founded in reality, or just protectionist myths?

Review: Deadpool 2

Can Deadpool 2 buck the trend of self-important and formulaic superhero movies? Film correspondent William Palmer went to find out.

Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

Prior to Solo’s release, clouds of doubt have been cast surrounding its controversial premise and further production difficulties. David Evans explores to the extent to which these concerns were founded in reality or were just the fear-mongering of a perhaps over-zealous fan base.

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