By Alex Kirby
The UK has cleaner air than in 1952 when the great smog of London descended on the capital – but not yet clean enough...
19 Feb 2018
The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen...
19 Dec 2017
Meeting again after seven years... This short story by Virginia Woolf was originally published in 1921 as part of the...
18 Jul 2017
The day of the Westminster Bridge terror attack, the team making the BBC/OU co-production Hospital were filming in St...
12 Jul 2017
Ten thousand engineers and construction workers race to complete Crossrail.
Level: 1 Introductory
30 May 2017
How did a public utlity turn into a financial instrument?
18 May 2017
Collected extracts from the BBC/OU series exploring the titans of British architecture
03 May 2017
By Dr Lily Ford
Across the late 18th and 19th centuries, the public embraced the magic of the panorama - a clamour which owed a lot...
13 Apr 2017
Parliament’s security is under review following the attack in Westminster. But, when pedestrians could be hit next to...
28 Mar 2017
Dr Peter Wood, a Visiting Fellow with the Geography Discipline, argues that although methodological choices are often...
20 Feb 2017
This free course concentrates on Sam Selvon's twentieth-century novel, The Lonely Londoners. It considers the depiction of migration in the text as...
Level: 2 Intermediate
06 Jan 2016