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History & The Arts
Since the original 1978/79 Winter Of Discontent, any setback at any time between late summer and Easter has been garlanded with the same grim title.
Society, Politics & Law
Professor Jacqui Gabb discusses how legal rights and reproductive possibilites have shaped lesbian motherhood and same-parent families over a generation (1990-2015).
Science, Maths & Technology
A panel of academic experts make the bold task of looking forward to 2045. Unless you're reading this after then, in which case this is a retrospective.
Money & Business
Each year, the Office of National Statistics tweaks the contents of the baskets used to track inflation. What gets added or dropped tells how our tastes and habits change as a nation.
Ten years after the attacks on Washington and New York, do we live in the shadow of the towers?
Nature & Environment
The massive oil spill off the coast of the US is dominating headlines. Patricia Ash looks at what's going on in the Gulf of Mexico.
Human beings have a responsibility to care for the millions of species on our planet, so why are human activities still destroying biodiversity?
Health, Sports & Psychology
Clare Morrall's 2003 novel Astonishing Splashes Of Colour looks at the character Kitty, who experiences a condition called synaesthesia--she experiences life in colours.
TV, Radio & Events
In a few days time, [on June 30th], the Coalition Provisional Authority will transfer power to the interim government in Iraq. It will mark the formal end of the occupation and a symbolic step towards transition to Iraqi self-government.
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