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  • Understanding Milton Keynes Creative commons image Icon By mattbuck (category) (Own work by mattbuck.) [CC BY-SA 2.0 or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Understanding Milton Keynes

    Much like The Open University, it's home Milton Keynes took a less than conventional approach when it was designed.

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    Much like The Open University, it's home Milton Keynes took a less than conventional approach when it was designed.
  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

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    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.

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  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

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    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips

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    How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.

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  • Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips

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    How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips

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    In the second episode, the whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.

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  • Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips

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    In the second episode, the whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.
  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

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    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.

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  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

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    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.
  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't...

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  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

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    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't apply online. So where do kids see junk...
  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food...

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  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

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    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child. 
  • Junk Food Marketing To Children Online Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Martin O'Brien, O'Brien Creative

    Junk Food Marketing To Children Online

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't...

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  • Junk Food Marketing To Children Online

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    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't apply online. Should they?
  • A trip to Brighton Creative commons image Icon Fenners1984 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    A trip to Brighton

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    Fancy a quick trip to Little London By The Sea?

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  • A trip to Brighton

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    Fancy a quick trip to Little London By The Sea?
  • Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War

    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students...
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