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  • Could international law block a deal between Theresa May & the DUP? Creative commons image Icon Chatham House under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Could international law block a deal between Theresa May & the DUP?

    By Nick McKerrell

    Theresa May has yet to seal a deal with the DUP to keep her minority administration afloat. But even if they come to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2017

  • Could international law block a deal between Theresa May & the DUP?

    Could international law block a deal between Theresa May & the DUP? Creative commons image Icon Chatham House under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jun 2017
    Theresa May has yet to seal a deal with the DUP to keep her minority administration afloat. But even if they come to terms, there may be another block to...
  • Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election?

    By Laurie MacFarlane

    As Friday morning dawned, the SNP had lost two of its most senior MPs and 22 seats in total. OpenDemocracy's Laurie...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2017

  • Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election?

    Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jun 2017
    As Friday morning dawned, the SNP had lost two of its most senior MPs and 22 seats in total. OpenDemocracy's Laurie MacFarlane shares his personal view on...
  • After the General Election: A collection Creative commons image Icon Coventry City Council under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    After the General Election: A collection

    A short campaign, and a reversal of fortune. As politicians attempt to make sense of the new shape of the House of...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2017

  • After the General Election: A collection

    After the General Election: A collection Creative commons image Icon Coventry City Council under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jun 2017
    A short campaign, and a reversal of fortune. As politicians attempt to make sense of the new shape of the House of Commons, and find a way forward, dig into...
  • May's lost her majority - so what happens now? Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    May's lost her majority - so what happens now?

    By Andy Price

    Andy Price takes a first stab at what might happen following the surprise result of yesterday's election

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jun 2017

  • May's lost her majority - so what happens now?

    May's lost her majority - so what happens now? Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jun 2017
    Andy Price takes a first stab at what might happen following the surprise result of yesterday's election
  • 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

    An extraordinary period in British political life, as seen by OpenLearn. Dig into our election coverage from the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 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
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2017
    An extraordinary period in British political life, as seen by OpenLearn. Dig into our election coverage from the seven-week campaign nobody was expecting.
  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    By Professor Cristoph Borgers

    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2017

  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2017
    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result. Cristoph Borgers suggests we make it...
  • Pick a side and make a difference: Why you should vote this Thursday Creative commons image Icon Phillip Halling under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Pick a side and make a difference: Why you should vote this Thursday

    By Dave Middleton

    Dave Middleton encourages you to get out and vote this week - you might even change the outcome of the election.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Jun 2017

  • Pick a side and make a difference: Why you should vote this Thursday

    Pick a side and make a difference: Why you should vote this Thursday Creative commons image Icon Phillip Halling under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jun 2017
    Dave Middleton encourages you to get out and vote this week - you might even change the outcome of the election.
  • How do you become British Prime Minister? Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How do you become British Prime Minister?

    By Dr Richard Heffernan

    If you fancy the top job in UK politics, Dr Richard Heffernan has some advice on the mechanics of the system.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2017

  • How do you become British Prime Minister?

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    How do you become British Prime Minister? Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2017
    If you fancy the top job in UK politics, Dr Richard Heffernan has some advice on the mechanics of the system.
  • Is a landslide dangerous for Theresa May? Creative commons image Icon Sherri Terris under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Is a landslide dangerous for Theresa May?

    By Benjamin Martill

    Mo' members, mo' problems? Could a large majority bring a downside for Theresa May? Perhaps, warns Benjamin Martill.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • Is a landslide dangerous for Theresa May?

    Is a landslide dangerous for Theresa May? Creative commons image Icon Sherri Terris under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2017
    Mo' members, mo' problems? Could a large majority bring a downside for Theresa May? Perhaps, warns Benjamin Martill.
  • However you feel about it, Labour's manifesto offers a choice Creative commons image Icon Gwydion M. Williams under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    However you feel about it, Labour's manifesto offers a choice

    By Ben Williams

    Labour's pitch to the voters is an answer to claims that the main parties are all the same, says Ben Williams.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 May 2017

  • However you feel about it, Labour's manifesto offers a choice

    However you feel about it, Labour's manifesto offers a choice Creative commons image Icon Gwydion M. Williams under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 May 2017
    Labour's pitch to the voters is an answer to claims that the main parties are all the same, says Ben Williams.

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  • 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:

    08 Jun 2017

  • 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 08 Jun 2017
    Participating in the democratic processes is seen as being a fundamental aspect of...
  • 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

  • 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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    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    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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