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  • Election days: 1769 - when 296 votes beat 1148 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Gentleman's Magazine

    Election days: 1769 - when 296 votes beat 1148

    The radical John Wilkes had been pursued by the courts following his publication of a semi-pornographic parody of the...

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    27 Apr 2017

  • Election days: 1769 - when 296 votes beat 1148

    Election days: 1769 - when 296 votes beat 1148 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Gentleman's Magazine New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Apr 2017
    The radical John Wilkes had been pursued by the courts following his publication of a semi-pornographic parody of the work of Alexander Pope. His supporters...
  • Could a progressive alliance remake UK politics? Creative commons image Icon estillbham under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Could a progressive alliance remake UK politics?

    By Andy Price

    Andy Price believes that the 2017 election is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for UK politics to move beyond a...

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    25 Apr 2017

  • Could a progressive alliance remake UK politics?

    Could a progressive alliance remake UK politics? Creative commons image Icon estillbham under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Apr 2017
    Andy Price believes that the 2017 election is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for UK politics to move beyond a Tory/Labour duopoly.
  • French Presidential Election: What have we learned from the First Round? Creative commons image Icon Mutualité Française under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    French Presidential Election: What have we learned from the First Round?

    By Professor Paul Smith

    LePen is through, but faces a challenge to overturn the lead of Emmanuel Macron, says Paul Smith.

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    24 Apr 2017

  • French Presidential Election: What have we learned from the First Round?

    French Presidential Election: What have we learned from the First Round? Creative commons image Icon Mutualité Française under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Apr 2017
    LePen is through, but faces a challenge to overturn the lead of Emmanuel Macron, says Paul Smith.
  • How will the General Election change Brexit? Creative commons image Icon European People's Party under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How will the General Election change Brexit?

    By Dr Kathryn Simpson

    With the election now set for June, what does this mean for Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union?

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    21 Apr 2017

  • How will the General Election change Brexit?

    How will the General Election change Brexit? Creative commons image Icon European People's Party under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Apr 2017
    With the election now set for June, what does this mean for Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union?
  • Is Scotland going to prove Theresa May's undoing? Creative commons image Icon Scottish Government under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Is Scotland going to prove Theresa May's undoing?

    By Leslie Noble

    The challenges the election presents in Scotland may prove to be Theresa May's biggest risk, believes Will McDougall

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Apr 2017

  • Is Scotland going to prove Theresa May's undoing?

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    Is Scotland going to prove Theresa May's undoing? Creative commons image Icon Scottish Government under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Apr 2017
    The challenges the election presents in Scotland may prove to be Theresa May's biggest risk, believes Will McDougall
  • Four reasons why the election is bad for the UK Creative commons image Icon David B Young under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Four reasons why the election is bad for the UK

    By Andrew Defty

    Andrew Defty explains why, in his view, the election is better for the Conservatives than the UK as a nation.

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    19 Apr 2017

  • Four reasons why the election is bad for the UK

    Four reasons why the election is bad for the UK Creative commons image Icon David B Young under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Andrew Defty explains why, in his view, the election is better for the Conservatives than the UK as a nation.
  • How can Theresa May escape from the Fixed Term Parliaments Act? Creative commons image Icon mrdanielweir under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    How can Theresa May escape from the Fixed Term Parliaments Act?

    By Petra Schleiter

    Since 2011, legislation has locked the length of a parliamentary session at five years. In theory. Petra Schleiter...

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    19 Apr 2017

  • How can Theresa May escape from the Fixed Term Parliaments Act?

    How can Theresa May escape from the Fixed Term Parliaments Act? Creative commons image Icon mrdanielweir under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Since 2011, legislation has locked the length of a parliamentary session at five years. In theory. Petra Schleiter explains the escape clause Theresa May...
  • Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election? Creative commons image Icon Rob Brewer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election?

    By Professor Richard Murphy

    Worries that the economy might be heading downhill led Theresa May to call the surprise election, believes Richard...

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    19 Apr 2017

  • Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election?

    Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election? Creative commons image Icon Rob Brewer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Worries that the economy might be heading downhill led Theresa May to call the surprise election, believes Richard Murphy of City University.
  • General Election 2017: A collection Creative commons image Icon Coventry City Council under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    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...

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    19 Apr 2017

  • General Election 2017: A collection

    General Election 2017: A collection Creative commons image Icon Coventry City Council under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    We're off to the polls again. Follow the election with academic insight into policy and process, from The Open University and beyond
  • Ready or not, we're having an election Creative commons image Icon Garry Knight under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Ready or not, we're having an election

    By Tom Quinn

    As Theresa May prepares to go to the country, who is prepared for this sudden election - and who might find...

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    19 Apr 2017

  • Ready or not, we're having an election

    Ready or not, we're having an election Creative commons image Icon Garry Knight under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    As Theresa May prepares to go to the country, who is prepared for this sudden election - and who might find themselves on the back foot? Tom Quinn explains.

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  • The law-making process in England and Wales

    This free course, The law-making process in England and Wales, introduces you to the sources of law in England and Wales. It examines the...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Democracy? You think you know?

    Participating in the democratic processes is seen as being a fundamental aspect of citizenship. All pupils need a broad knowledge and understanding...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Democracy? You think you know?

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    Democracy? You think you know? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Participating in the democratic processes is seen as being a fundamental aspect of...
  • Contemporary Wales

    This free course provides an accessible and lively social science account of contemporary Wales. It introduces key aspects of the economy, society,...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2016

  • Contemporary Wales

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    Contemporary Wales Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 08 Mar 2016
    This free course provides an accessible and lively social science account of...
  • The Birth of Comedy

    Take the topical satire of Have I Got News For You and mix thoroughly with the adolescent humour of The Inbetweeners, add in a healthy dose of Monty Python...

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    15 Aug 2013

  • The Birth of Comedy

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    The Birth of Comedy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Intermediate level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 15 Aug 2013
    Take the topical satire of Have I Got News For You and mix thoroughly with the...
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