The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Crossrail Ltd BBC Two

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The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown

Ten thousand engineers and construction workers race to complete Crossrail.

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Order your free poster, 'A City in the Making'

Order your free 'A City in the Making' poster to accompany the OU/BBC series 'The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway'.

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The Met: Policing London Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC BBC One

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The Met: Policing London

Across London, The Met is dealing with the pressures and dilemmas of policing a city of eight and a half million people. 

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The Met: Policing London

Across London, The Met is dealing with the pressures and dilemmas of policing a city of eight and a half million people. 

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After Manchester: Pause, and carry on

The terror attack in Manchester has brought a temporary halt to the 2017 General Election campaign. But when politics resumes, we're going to have to face some tough questions, believes Andy Price

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After Manchester: What are the challenges for security services?

The apparent sophistication of the terror attack on the Ariana Grande gig builds pressure on security services, says Dan Lomas.

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After Manchester: Can you make venues safer?

The bombing of a crowd leaving a venue can be hard to prevent. David Lowe asks if we need new strategies.

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General Election 2017: A collection

We're off to the polls again. Follow the election with academic insight into policy and process, from The Open University and beyond

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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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President Trump: A collection

The first hours of his presidency confirmed that - whatever your opinion of him - Donald Trump is unlike any American Preident of the modern era. Here, OU experts - and others - share their commentary on Donald Trump, and his impact on America and beyond.

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House of Lords: an audio collection

Dr Richard Heffernan discusses the past, present and future of the House of Lords.

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