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The Good Friday Agreement - 20 Year Anniversary article icon

History & The Arts 

The Good Friday Agreement - 20 Year Anniversary

10th April 2018 marks 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement was made.

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Society, Politics & Law 

The weakness of European Wales

Why did ‘left-wing’ Wales vote to Leave the EU?

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Are selfies a terrible thing? video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Are selfies a terrible thing?

Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?

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5 mins
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Match report: England v Scotland, 1872

The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872. Here's how it went.

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Masterpiece Me

Ever wanted to see how Warhol might have made you look? What about Monet or Picasso? Masterpiece Me gave you your chance.

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Im Gespräch mit Jannis Androutsopoulos video icon

Languages 

Im Gespräch mit Jannis Androutsopoulos

In conversation with Hamburg University's Jannis Androutsopoulos. This content is in German.

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30 mins
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Getting started on classical Latin free course icon Level 1 icon

History & The Arts 

Getting started on classical Latin

This free course, Getting started on classical Latin, has been developed in response to requests from learners who had had no contact with Latin before and who felt they would like to spend a little time preparing for the kind of learning that studying a classical language involves. The course will give you a taster of what is involved in the very early stages of learning Latin and will offer you the opportunity to put in some early practice.

Free course
10 hrs
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History & The Arts

Getting started on classical Latin

This free course, Getting started on classical Latin, has been developed in response to requests from learners who had had no contact with Latin before and who felt they would like to spend a little time preparing for the kind of learning that studying a classical language involves. The course will give you a taster of what is involved in the very early stages of learning Latin and will offer you the opportunity to put in some early practice.

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Ramadan Mubarak!

Mid-May to mid-June marks the Muslim observance, Ramadan. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a time for celebration while showing devotion to Islam.

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Start writing fiction free course icon Level 1 icon

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Start writing fiction

Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free course, Start writing fiction, will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and settings. You will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction.

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12 hrs
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History & The Arts

Start writing fiction

Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free course, Start writing fiction, will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and settings. You will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction.

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Start writing fiction

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Endgame - Regicide

The King had gone too far - and Parliament weighed the ultimate sanction: Regicide

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