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Reality TV show ‘Benefits Street’ ignites controversy over British welfare system

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:27 EDT
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The welfare system was the pride of post-war Britain, but the reaction to the incendiary reality television programme “Benefits Street” is showing how much times have changed. The show revolves around a real residential road in Birmingham, which has…



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