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Does poor spelling really make President Trump unfit for office? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Office of the President of the United States article icon

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Does poor spelling really make President Trump unfit for office?

It's not an unpresidented question - should poor spelling be a bar to high office? Philip Seargeant wants us to wake up and smell the covfefe.

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Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally

With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic supporter of equality. Robert Morrison explains the significance of 1976's Killing Of Georgie.

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Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think?

Eleanor Spencer-Regan explores the common thread between Look What You Made Me Do and Lady Lazarus

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Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of every little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into Hundred Acre Wood.

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Religious diversity: rethinking religion

Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious diversity: rethinking religion, introduces you to a selection of the vast variety of religious beliefs and practices in Britain today. Having some familiarity with religion and belief is increasingly required to make sense of issues of local, national and international importance. The course will introduce you to issues and skills necessary for better understanding and interacting with religiously-motivated people in today’s world. It will explore some religious places and practices and will give more confidence to interact with contemporary religious diversity in an informed way.

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Religious diversity: rethinking religion

Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious diversity: rethinking religion, introduces you to a selection of the vast variety of religious beliefs and practices in Britain today. Having some familiarity with religion and belief is increasingly required to make sense of issues of local, national and international importance. The course will introduce you to issues and skills necessary for better understanding and interacting with religiously-motivated people in today’s world. It will explore some religious places and practices and will give more confidence to interact with contemporary religious diversity in an informed way.

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We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory caused outrage?

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The man behind Matilda – what Roald Dahl was really like

Roald Dahl: the incredible storyteller loved by millions or a belittling bully? Find out what his character was like in this article.

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Are movies really getting longer?

You might think movies are getting longer and longer - but the data tells a more interesting story. Evan Stewart orders a large popcorn.

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More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’

Madhavi Kapur watches an episode of Indian School, and celebrates the multicultural nature of Indian society.

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Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses

Uncover the extraordinary history of three of Britain’s longest-running family businesses with this BBC Four series.

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Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a sonic odyssey through the sounds of the universe – to reveal what the physics of sound can tell us about the world and how it works

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