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

Society, Politics & Law 

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. 

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

Society, Politics & Law 

The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown

Ten thousand engineers and construction workers race to complete Crossrail.

TV Programme
Finding the Truth Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license activity icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Finding the Truth

What do you really know about crime? Try our interactive 'Finding the Truth' to dig way beyond the surface of forensic psychology, corporate crime and the prison system. 

Activity
After Manchester: The strength of the city Creative commons image Icon twitter.com/pdjohnson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

After Manchester: The strength of the city

Even as it coped with the shock, Manchester and its people displayed their strength of character. Caroline Cheetham tells how a Northern city rallied in the streets, and on social media.

Article
After Manchester: Pause, and carry on Creative commons image Icon guitarfish under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

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

Article
After Manchester: What are the challenges for security services? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

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? Creative commons image Icon Hannah under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license article icon

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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.

Article
Order your free poster, 'A City in the Making' Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University article icon

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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'.

Article
Digital urban infrastructures: Smart cities in the making Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Smart Cities MK Project article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Digital urban infrastructures: Smart cities in the making

Nick Bingham discusses 'smart cities' and how digital technologies are changing the ways in which cities are planned and maintained.

Article
Witches in popular culture Creative commons image Icon Matthew under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license video icon

History & The Arts 

Witches in popular culture

Western culture can't seem to shake off portraying women as witches. Dr Chloé Germaine Buckley wonders why.

Video
5 mins
Why is the Conservative manifesto the mark of a brave Prime Minister? Creative commons image Icon Jay Allen / Crown Copyright / Number 10 Flickr account under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Why is the Conservative manifesto the mark of a brave Prime Minister?

There's not much sweetness in the Tory manifesto. Is Theresa May brave, confident - or a mixture of both? Louise Thompson considers.

Article
The value of coffee free course icon Level 1 icon

Society, Politics & Law 

The value of coffee

This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a daily basis with circuits of economic and cultural value, hearing from coffee farmers and consumers in different parts of the world.

Free course
3 hrs
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