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New Lines is a journey through modern Britain. It runs the length of the UK from Northern Ireland into Scotland, passing through Lancashire, Manchester, the West Midlands, London and Essex. It will examine the divides and fractures in society through the voices of those affected, and backed up by data which shines a new light on how Britain is changing.

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New Lines is a journey through modern Britain. It runs the length of the UK from Northern Ireland into Scotland, passing through Lancashire, Manchester, the West Midlands, London and Essex. It will examine the divides and fractures in society through the voices of those affected, and backed up by data which shines a new light on how Britain is changing.

    Are young people at risk in 'brutal' mental health units?

    Are young people at risk in 'brutal' mental health units?

    Patients tell us of their experiences at privately run centres paid by the NHS to care for children and teenagers with mental health problems, while former staff describe an 'out of control' culture of self-harm.

    :: Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 in the UK, or email jo@samaritans.org.

    • 14 min
    What happens to children who are rejected by their school?

    What happens to children who are rejected by their school?

    More pupils are being kicked out of school than ever before - often for taking and selling illegal drugs, carrying knives and beating up teachers. Home editor Jason Farrell has been given rare access to two units set up to look after children who've been excluded.

    • 14 min
    The volunteers who are trying to rehabilitate sex offenders

    The volunteers who are trying to rehabilitate sex offenders

    How can a dangerous sex offender be rehabilitated? Is it even possible? The little known Circles project tries to do so, by putting a sex offender into an intensive series of discussions with ordinary people. This bold and controversial therapy is now taking place throughout Britain. Adele Robinson has had unique access to the sessions, and to the people who give up their time to do such traumatic work.

    • 12 min
    Computer says no: The predictive algorithms that are changing lives

    Computer says no: The predictive algorithms that are changing lives

    Predictive algorithms, where computers crunch statistics to advise on possible futures, are increasingly commonplace in UK councils and police forces. They're being used for everything from traffic management to benefits sanctions. Critics say it's unclear how extensively our data is being used.

    Sky's technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe meets those who are predicting our futures, and the people who've found their lives have been changed by computer models.

    • 14 min
    Debt: I Have £5 To Make 63 Meals

    Debt: I Have £5 To Make 63 Meals

    The lack of affordable housing combined with high interest loans - often from illegal loan sharks - means many people on low incomes are struggling to survive in modern Britain.

    The latest leg of our series examining life around the UK takes us to Birkenhead, where we meet families who can't afford to heat their homes, and are too scared to answer the door.

    • 13 min
    The Changing Face Of Dating

    The Changing Face Of Dating

    The search for love used to be all about lonely-hearts columns, blind-dates and match-making friends. But now -- if you're single, it's pretty safe to presume you're on a dating app.

    As part of its Line 18 series, Sky News has been investigating the changing face of the way people look for partners.

    Sky's Ashish Joshi has been looking into it.

    Line 18 is a journey through modern Britain in 2018. It runs the length of the UK and it will examine the divides and fractures in society through the voices of those affected, and backed up by data which shines a new light on how Britain is changing.

    • 14 min

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