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Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest

Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 May 2016
Why has the English language dominated the Eurovision Song Contest once more? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores what the competition holds this year...

Is the UK media failing Welsh voters?

Is the UK media failing Welsh voters? Creative commons image John Lord under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2016
With elections for the welsh Assembly taking place in a fortnight, are voters getting a clear picture?

OpenLearn Live: 22nd April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 22nd April 2016 Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2016
Tributes to Prince from around, and beyond, the world; plus a TV institution that has lasted longer than Corrie. Then more free learning through...

Queen Elizabeth II is 90

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Queen Elizabeth II is 90
Updated 20 Apr 2016
As Queen Elizabeth II turns 90, take a look at the key moments in her life, reign and British history with our interactive timelines with photos,...

Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists

Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists Copyrighted image Copyright: RedLBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2016
Latin American scientists are coming together to promote their work more widely. Felix Moronta explains how.

OpenLearn Live: 5th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 5th April 2016 Creative commons image Hudson Institute under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Apr 2016
Rupert Murdoch's attempt to create an old-style, brand-new newspaper. Then more free learning across the day.

Superqueeroes: Gender and superheroes

Superqueeroes: Gender and superheroes Copyrighted image Copyright: iStock
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Mar 2016
Why is Wonder Woman only playing a secondary role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?  This article looks at the role of gender and...

Batman v Superman: Are superheroes always good?

Batman v Superman: Are superheroes always good? Copyrighted image Copyright: iStock
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Mar 2016
The latest hit movie Batman v Superman deals with the dangers of too much power - a theme that was all to common to the Ancient Greeks whose heroes...

OpenLearn Live: 10th March 2016

OpenLearn Live: 10th March 2016 Creative commons image Neil Howard under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Mar 2016
The company that created a publishing powerhouse in Dundee. Then more free learning across the day.

Is New Day a false dawn for the print industry?

Is New Day a false dawn for the print industry? Creative commons image Marion Doss under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2016
The Independent announced the closure of its print edition, but almost straight away Trinity Mirror said they'd launch a new paper. What's...