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Meet The Lords

Series following the larger-than-life characters that populate the House of Lords, one of Britain's oldest, most idiosyncratic and most important institutions.

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Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 not only cost some 3,000 lives, they also deeply scarred the American consciousness and made a deep impact on US foreign policy and the world at large. This free course, Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths, assesses the wider consequences of 9/11 not just on domestic and world politics, but also on the media.

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84 hrs
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Exclusion clauses

This free course focuses on the use of exclusion clauses in contracts. Exclusion clauses are terms of a contract which seek to exclude or limit a party’s liability for loss or damage. The course looks at when and how such clauses are used, the approach taken by the courts and the role of legislation in this area.

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Meet The Lords Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Society, Politics & Law 

Meet The Lords

Series following the larger-than-life characters that populate the House of Lords, one of Britain's oldest, most idiosyncratic and most important institutions.

TV Programme
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Brexit: A collection

On June 23rd, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. On March 29th, 2017, Theresa May sent the letter triggering Article 50, formally starting the process of leaving. We'll help you make sense of what this means for the nations, for Europe - and for you.

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How can authorities plan for an unexpected terrorist tactic?

Parliament’s security is under review following the attack in Westminster. But, when pedestrians could be hit next to Big Ben, there may be more to review than the protection of the building alone. Patrick Dunleavy asks whether our approaches to security are as effective as they could be, considering the constantly shifting terrorist methods. He explains why in combating future plots, the authorities must take into account their own blind spots.

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Methods in Motion: Finding a voice after Brexit

In a world that appears increasingly hostile to expertise, Janet Newman suggests ways forward – and some new alliances.

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