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Camer-gone and Brexit: What should we expect next?

Camer-gone and Brexit: What should we expect next? Creative commons image Number10.gov.uk under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
Updated 24 Jun 2016
Events are happening very quickly today - in the last hour David Cameron has announced his intention to step down as Prime Minister following the...

OpenLearn Live: 24th June 2016

OpenLearn Live: 24th June 2016 Creative commons image Kent Kanouse under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jun 2016
Businesses, experts and academics react to the Leave vote. Plus, an election where nobody turned out to vote. Free learning from across the...

OpenLearn Live: 7th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 7th April 2016 Creative commons image Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2016
The specs couldn't save Google's digital specs. Then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 19th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 19th February 2016 Creative commons image Bill Herndon under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Feb 2016
A place where - perhaps - people lived 50,000 years ago; EU renegotiation and the life of Harper Lee. Free learning from across the day.

Reaction to the deal on UK EU renegotiation

Reaction to the deal on UK EU renegotiation Copyrighted image Copyright: Charlieaja | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Feb 2016
Today [February 2nd] the EU's Donald Tusk has published proposals for a new relationship between the UK and its EU partners. The LSE collated some...

What's the problem with the government's plans for our schools?

What's the problem with the government's plans for our schools? Creative commons image Number10.gov.uk under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jan 2016
A new report suggests that schools planning has become hard to make sense of. The OU's Jacqueline Baxter shares a personal view of the state...

Has Jeremy Corbyn changed Prime Ministers Questions for the better?

Has Jeremy Corbyn changed Prime Ministers Questions for the better? Creative commons image
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Sep 2015
Days after winning the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn was at the despatch box asking questions. How well did he do? Peter Lees gives his verdict.

Can you put a figure on the humanitarian crisis?

Can you put a figure on the humanitarian crisis? Creative commons image MrGarethM under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2015
Although the Prime Minister is attempting to deal with the current crisis by numbers, Renos Papadopoulos believes that the first challenge might be...

The 2015 UK election result: A view from Australia

The 2015 UK election result: A view from Australia Creative commons image Andrew Parsons/The Conservative Party under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Updated 08 May 2015
Writing for The Conversation, Brian McNair shares his personal view of what the surprise majority for the Conservatives might mean for the people...

Which party did best from the 2010 - 2015 coalition?

Which party did best from the 2010 - 2015 coalition? Copyright free image Copyright free: US government image
Updated 01 May 2015
Five years on from the coalition agreement, which of the two parties was most successful in achieving their aims?