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The UK deal with the EU explained: what it says and what it means

The UK deal with the EU explained: what it says and what it means Creative commons image tristam sparks - flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Apr 2016
Steve Peers investigates the four issues David Cameron wanted to renegotiate with the EU: free movement for EU citizens; UK sovereignty;...

EU Referendum - Sovereignty

EU Referendum - Sovereignty Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Updated 09 Feb 2016
Explore the issues surrounding sovereignty in the EU Referendum debate, including global trade, currency, two speed union and the parliament veto.

Armistice Day

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Nov 2015
The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For Remembrance Day, here's a...

What does the AKP victory mean for Turkey?

What does the AKP victory mean for Turkey? Creative commons image Kremlin.ru under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Nov 2015
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP won a majority in yesterday's Turkish elections. Bahar Baser & Ahmet Erdi Öztürk offer a personal take on what this...

The English Civil War: Tremors - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Tremors - Introduction Copyrighted image Copyright: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jun 2015
Tristram Hunt introduces the section that explores the gathering rumblings before the war.

The Great Fall: Business impact

The Great Fall: Business impact Creative commons image Schmidt under CC-BY-SA-3.0-de license under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2014
What was the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall on business in Europe?   

UK Future: Where next?

UK Future: Where next? Creative commons image The Open University / original flag copyright free by Yaddah via Wikimedia under Creative-Commons license
Updated 23 Oct 2014
The Scottish referendum result - and pledges made during the campaign - added a new element to the debate about the UK, our position in Europe, and...

Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade

Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2014
Dr Will Hardy assesses the consequences of the Atlantic Slave trade.