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Languages 

Do enforced language tests help migrants integrate more smoothly?

An Australian perspective on why making English skills a key part of Citizenship may do less for social cohesion than supporters of the idea believe.

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History & The Arts 

Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out all sense of fraternity - unless this really is the war to end all wars

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History & The Arts 

Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.

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History & The Arts 

Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred

The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen as driven purely by greed.

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History & The Arts 

Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers

Small kindnesses for troops recovering from their injuries in Manchester - and a surfeit of pudding.

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Science, Maths & Technology 

The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make 40 years? Part 1: Eyebars in suspension

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5 mins

Science, Maths & Technology 

The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make 40 years? Part 2: Stresses and strains

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10 mins

Science, Maths & Technology 

The Silver Bridge Disaster: The collapse

The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make 40 years? Part 3: The collapse

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10 mins

History & The Arts 

Thirty-seven winters of discontent

Since the original 1978/79 Winter Of Discontent, any setback at any time between late summer and Easter has been garlanded with the same grim title.

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History & The Arts 

What's creative about creative writing?

Can creativity be taught? How far can you be creative when translating other people's work? Listen to translators, authors and creative writing teachers as they explore these and other questions of creativity.

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30 mins

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Open University programmes on TV, radio and online

Here's a guide to TV and radio programmes co-produced by The OU and the BBC - and a guide to what you can watch or listen to now on iPlayer.

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Languages 

Introducing language and creativity

Our short video gives a brief introduction to creativity - and explores its links with language.

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5 mins
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